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yaf201
11-03-2009, 13:38 PM
In my tenancy agreements, i always include my name and address to comply with S48 (I forget exactly which act - LTA 1987?). It is the only place I use my own name rather than my trading as name. Eg all my documentation refers to "Rachmann Estates" (no not really my trading name), but my S48 notice reads;

Mr Robin B'stard T/A Rachmann Estates

Do I need to have the my name T/A bit there or can I just refer to Rachmann Estates?

PaulF
12-03-2009, 09:47 AM
The S.48 is a requirement just for an address in England & Wales to be given where the tenant might serve Notices on the landlord, but if the landlord's name or address is not shown the tenant could then make a written request under S.1 L&T Act 1985 and it must be complied with within 21 days otherwise it's a criminal offence not to do so. Remember also for £3 a tenant can make a search of the Land Registry to find the identity of the registered owner.

Bel
12-03-2009, 10:14 AM
From business link:

"There is no requirement for sole traders to register a business name. They can trade under their own names or choose a different business name. However, if as a sole trader you choose something other than your own name for the business, you must include your own name and the business address on all business letters, orders and receipts"

I would think this includes a rental agreement.

yaf201
12-03-2009, 12:53 PM
Thanks both. I'll leave the name as is on the agreement.

jeffrey
12-03-2009, 13:07 PM
The S.48 is a requirement just for an address in England & Wales to be given where the tenant might serve Notices on the landlord, but if the landlord's name or address is not shown the tenant could then make a written request under S.1 L&T Act 1985 and it must be complied with within 21 days otherwise it's a criminal offence not to do so. Remember also for £3 a tenant can make a search of the Land Registry to find the identity of the registered owner.
Address rules differ between 1985 and 1987 Acts, too. See http://www.landlordzone.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=17602.

Esio Trot
12-03-2009, 13:25 PM
Address rules differ between 1985 and 1987 Acts, too. See http://www.landlordzone.co.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=

Sorry Jeffrey, but your link goes nowhere.

jeffrey
12-03-2009, 13:33 PM
Sorry Jeffrey, but your link goes nowhere.
It does now- I was finishing a new thread, to cross-refer!