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benefit tenant now deceased
one of our tenants passed away 2 weeks ago and the council have stated they will not pay any further

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Adrian Dilenardo
17/03/2009 00:00

Electrical Certificate
Am I correct in thinking that all rental properties now require an electrical certificate? If this i

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Views: 1,988
stevieb
16/03/2009 00:00

Carbon Monoxide Detectors
We are on contract with British Gas who have just serviced one of my tenants boilers - they have

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Views: 2,089
XEH
16/03/2009 00:00

Has Housing act 1988 been succeeded / ammended or repealled to allow for students??
Hi, a week ago I enquired as to what tenancy agreement would be best for my situation. I stated that

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Views: 2,277
Mr Millet
14/03/2009 00:00

Water Supply Regulations
I have received a demand from Anglian Water to complete a form and/or arrange a plumbing compliance

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Views: 1,752
Member
14/03/2009 00:00

housing associations
Hi, Do you know of any housing associations etc that will take over and run property letting it out

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Views: 1,733
Member
14/03/2009 00:00

Fire extinguishers!
Can anyone please tell me what the current legislation is on providing fire extinguishers and fire b

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Views: 1,590
Grizzly Adams
13/03/2009 00:00

damage deposit
can we request damage deposit back from scheme for rent arrears ?

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Views: 1,836
bill
11/03/2009 00:00

Case Law
Hello, can any of you brain boxes advise if we have any case law available for information.

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Views: 2,088
Dynamite
07/03/2009 00:00

What is a optina report
Hi, My estate agent has informed me that I need a optina report before I can let or sell, what is th

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Views: 1,725
Member
03/03/2009 00:00

Gas checks etc
I need a bit of clarification please, for the last 2 years I have used GasElec to perform the annual

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Views: 1,763
Up4Rental
25/02/2009 00:00

Tenant with epilepsy
What - if anything - do I need to do to discharge my statutory duties in respect of the tena

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Views: 1,565
Landlord Advice Team
24/02/2009 00:00

Adequate Loft Insulation demanded by Local Authority
I have received a Schedule of works from the Local Authority after a tenant complained to them.

Replies: 2
Views: 1,833
jcl
19/02/2009 00:00

Glass
We have just brought another house to rent out and not all of the windows/doors are double glazed. I

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Views: 1,743
Landlord Advice Team
19/02/2009 00:00

Benefit legislation
I have a problem with a tenant that I have had to evict due to large amount of rent outstanding,£300

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Views: 1,801
Landlord Advice Team
13/02/2009 00:00

Renting to Family
Hi there, I read the previous post re renting to ones daughter, whilst the daughter is claiming

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Views: 1,667
Landlord Advice Team
13/02/2009 00:00

Fire Risk assessments
We have received a FRA from our freeholder/managing agent which they obtained from a contractor who

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Views: 1,744
Landlord Advice Team
12/02/2009 00:00

Fire Safety
I have recently purchased a flat which is in a block of council flats. The tenant in the flat below

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Views: 1,478
Southwest landlord
11/02/2009 00:00

Snagging defects
As far as I'm aware, for a newly-built home, a developer has to retify any snagging defects

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Views: 1,669
Recession is a 9 letter word, Entreprenuer is 12
09/02/2009 00:00

Gas Cooker 'Not suitable for flats'. FFV Flame Failure Valve, FSD Flame Suppression Device.
Hello fellow landlords. I’ve just been to my local Curry’s Store and noticed that all their gas

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Views: 2,192
Key_Master
02/02/2009 00:00

DPS sworn statement
I recently asked the DPS to return the deposit in full following one of my tenants leaving the flat

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Views: 1,916
Landlord Advice Team
29/01/2009 00:00

Highly Recommended EPC Assessor
After all the comments on the forum of problems with EPC's I would like to recommend the followi

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Views: 1,755
Rigsby_370
29/01/2009 00:00

Responsibility
Hello Repairs carried out by the landlord to my mother in laws house. In the past my fath

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Views: 1,710
Jackie D
28/01/2009 00:00

Discrimination against unemployed
The founders of the movement "Discrimination against the unemployed" should join the real

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Views: 3,203
Nora
27/01/2009 00:00

HOUSING BENEFIT
I have a new tennant on benefits. They would prefer it if the rent was paid direct to me.

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Views: 1,790
Member
27/01/2009 00:00

H&S issue on Stairways
Hi, Q. Is my stairway acceptable - must I fund cost of balustrades/rails on 2nd side where

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Views: 1,942
martin_451
24/01/2009 00:00

Deposit schemes
Please could someone call me tomorrow between 12 and 4pm regarding the legislation re tenant deposit

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Views: 1,759
JohnH
21/01/2009 00:00

Foxtons !!
Following the end of a tenancy I have just submitted a schedule of dilapidations to my tenants and t

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Views: 1,892
Carol_623
20/01/2009 00:00

Agent ceased trading and taken all deposits
Hello, I have a letting agents who has been taking tenants deposits and not passing them onto a

Replies: 4
Views: 2,741
jcl
19/01/2009 00:00

Gas/ Electricity Certificates
Hi i have just taken over the management of my own rental property (before i was using letting

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Views: 1,917
Member
19/01/2009 00:00

Unfair council ?
Hi, I have a very large pair of houses that was severely damage by the council contractors that hav

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Views: 1,691
Member
18/01/2009 00:00

lease issues
I was renting my house through a letting agent, but they were unprofessional so I terminated my cont

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Views: 1,764
Landlord Advice Team
16/01/2009 00:00

EPC
I read somewhere that as of 1/10/2008 landlords must (legal requirement) provide a tenants with ener

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Views: 2,034
JohnH
14/01/2009 00:00

Tenant is working as an escort from my flat
Here's an interesting and tricky one for you. I seem to have acquired an 'escort'

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Views: 1,963
bailey123
12/01/2009 00:00

How much notice does a landlord need to give a tenant to leave?
Where my future tenant is living now, his landlord has given him notice to leave as he wishes to sel

Replies: 2
Views: 2,125
swainston_904
11/01/2009 00:00

Status as tenant or "lodger"
I have a studio flat let at a separate location in another town and the occupant is clearly a tenant

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Views: 1,700
Landlord Advice Team
05/01/2009 00:00

Solicitor needed for Lease Extension/ NW Kent/ BR5
I am hoping that someone has experience of a good solicitor, who I can use to obtain a lease extensi

Replies: 4
Views: 2,153
Membet
01/01/2009 00:00

Gas Safety Certificate
Hi, I have a gas safety certificate for my rental property which expires in April. I had new tenant

Replies: 1
Views: 1,622
Landlord Advice Team
31/12/2008 00:00

Council tax & HMO
Hello, I am in dispute with my local authority over Council Tax liability. I am a first-time la

Replies: 1
Views: 1,711
Landlord Advice Team
21/12/2008 00:00

EPC
Hi there, I understand that you need a valid EPC before you let a property. How long is this va

Replies: 5
Views: 2,399
Des Res
21/12/2008 00:00

Electrical Checks?
Hi. Can anyone provide advice on whether I need to get routine electrical checks done on all of my p

Replies: 0
Views: 1,525
Paul E
17/12/2008 00:00
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