Rental property continues to grow in popularity. Many people are attracted by the potential for immediate income and long-term capital growth without knowing the hurdles that have to be negotiated to make the investment a success. "Renting and Letting" is the definitive handbook for all landlords and tenants, packed with detailed information on the rights and obligations. This essential read details the ins and outs of dispute resolution, deposits, security, safety, taxation and mortgages."Renting and Letting" covers a breadth of properties from business lets and student accommodation to holiday flats and second homes. Drawing on many years of experience in property investment, Kate Faulkner guides the reader through the possible pitfalls and how to avoid legal action, explaining vital legal and financial considerations in an accessible, jargon-free manner. This fully updated edition offers the very latest on changes to HIPs, Capital Gains Tax, energy performance certificates and the possible introduction of regulations for landlords.