Who should carry out the Inventory?

In theory anyone can be used to carry out an inventory.

However, it is important to bear in mind that should a dispute arise between the landlord and the tenant at the end of the tenancy, it is the inventory that is going to used to settle the dispute.

There is no reason why a landlord cannot carry out the inventory on his own property, however, it would be almost impossible to produce an unbiased report and on that basis it is advisable that a third party prepares the report, preferably a professional independent inventory company.