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Overseas Landlords Position
My son works & lives abroad and lets his UK home (to cover mortgage and other expenses). His cu

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Landlord Advice Team
06/07/2008 00:00

tenant bills after they move out
can you let me know if i can pay an outstanding gas bill from a deposit, if the tenant has not paid

Replies: 4
Views: 2,679
PatMD
05/07/2008 00:00

Hard wired smoke alarms
Hi there, do you know what the current or forthcoming legislation is regarding whether hard wired sm

Replies: 4
Views: 2,658
Tupenceworth
30/06/2008 00:00

Electriacl tests
Hi, i heard a advert on the radio saying soemthing about electrialc tests are complulsory as or 1st

Replies: 3
Views: 2,599
ashcroft
30/06/2008 00:00

AST Rules on whether rent paid in advance or arrears
Dear Helpdesk I wish to draft an AST where the tenant is to pay the Rent in Arrears and not in

Replies: 2
Views: 2,180
Landlord Advice Team
27/06/2008 00:00

Liability for a pond in the garden
I am just about to rent out the house that I have been living in as I am moving abroad. I a small p

Replies: 1
Views: 2,118
Dussy Hoppers
25/06/2008 00:00

Tenancy Agreement
Can you help please? We are due to let out our first property and the tenant wants to sign the

Replies: 1
Views: 2,203
Landlord Advice Team
24/06/2008 00:00

tenancy deposits
I took a deposit from in the form of a cheque and did not register it within 14 days because it took

Replies: 1
Views: 2,155
Jack_296
23/06/2008 00:00

Need a little support.
I have a Tennant from hell, My tennant became bankrupt 3 days after I signed the AST. He has paid a

Replies: 2
Views: 2,332
Valley
22/06/2008 00:00

Inventory for HMO's
Should an inventory cover the communal areas or just the room (the premises) within an HMO. The comm

Replies: 3
Views: 2,590
Marsh
19/06/2008 00:00

e-mails
I have recently started getting e-mails from a website called ricky.co.uk does anyone know anyth

Replies: 2
Views: 2,971
SAM_672
18/06/2008 00:00

Max. length of AST
Hello Is there a maximum length that a fixed term AST can be? I have a tenant that wishes to s

Replies: 1
Views: 2,179
Landlord Advice Team
17/06/2008 00:00

test
This is a test please do not respond

Replies: 0
Views: 2,168
RLA Admin
17/06/2008 00:00

Housing Benefit payments
As Letting agents in a high unemployment area, we have adjusted to Housing Benefits going direct to

Replies: 1
Views: 2,119
Member
17/06/2008 00:00

Deposits
Has anyone any info. on taking rent in advance rather than a deposit?? thanx

Replies: 2
Views: 2,180
Member
16/06/2008 00:00

quick section 21 question
Slightly confused as to when it expires if i serve the notice on the day they move in. for exa

Replies: 1
Views: 2,154
Sean One
15/06/2008 00:00

Any chance of gettng back rent from past tenant
Does anyone know what the realistic chance i have of claiming rent owed about 1,500 off a tenant th

Replies: 0
Views: 1,941
Lou_665
14/06/2008 00:00

tenants moved out
Hi everyone I was hoping someone could give me some advise i have just found out that one of my

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Views: 2,016
Vivien
14/06/2008 00:00

sectio 21
i think i heard its wise to get your tenant to sign a section 21 when they sign their ast agreement

Replies: 2
Views: 2,226
Ray
13/06/2008 00:00

Am I too late
We took a deposit 3mths ago and forgot!! to put it in a scheme. Is it too late to put it in

Replies: 0
Views: 2,147
Member
13/06/2008 00:00

Section 21 backfired!
When I took over management from my letting agent this January my DSS tenant applied for the HB to b

Replies: 7
Views: 3,044
Member
12/06/2008 00:00

Credit checks and referencing tenants + signing the tenancy with distance.
1). I just received the credit report done by RLA for my prospective tenant. I am interested in

Replies: 2
Views: 2,233
RLA Admin
10/06/2008 00:00

Running portfolio from overseas?
Does anyone have experience of living abroad but keeping their portfolio in the uk? I am emigrating

Replies: 2
Views: 2,032
okanagan
09/06/2008 00:00

Company Let Agreement
Hi Helpdesk, Thanks for your previous help. If a tenant is using a company to let a reside

Replies: 1
Views: 2,099
Member
08/06/2008 00:00

s21 defence
I have submitted an N5b form asking for possession, the tenant hasn't disagreed with the notice

Replies: 0
Views: 2,056
Anon_332
07/06/2008 00:00

Letting to a company - Deposit scheme
Just to let people know - I let out my property to a company - I held the deposit with the c

Replies: 0
Views: 2,200
bailey123
06/06/2008 00:00

CHANGING FROM LETTING AGENT MANAGEMENT TO MANAGING MYSELF (same tenants)
Have great tenants managed via letting agency and for a variety of reasons now want to manage the sa

Replies: 2
Views: 2,345
bailey123
06/06/2008 00:00

Scottish Properties
I've just joined the RLA and will be renting out my flat in Glasgow. Is the AST agreement that

Replies: 2
Views: 2,068
gsmith1
06/06/2008 00:00

Bailiff's coming.
I have received the notice of issue of warrant today from the court's bailiff. There is no indic

Replies: 3
Views: 2,600
bailey123
06/06/2008 00:00

Ltd Companies
Could someone advise me of the benefits of a limited company and also why you would put your propert

Replies: 5
Views: 2,546
Isaro
05/06/2008 00:00

Data Protection
I am trying to claim a personal benefit from my local council. they have asked for details of all my

Replies: 1
Views: 2,190
Landlord Advice Team
05/06/2008 00:00

FAO ISARO RE ltd companies
Hi Israo Please could you look at the posting re Ltd Comapnies I made as there are some more qu

Replies: 0
Views: 1,975
Member
05/06/2008 00:00

Which tenancy agreement to use?
I have a house which has a separate annexe, but the utilities are shared. Do I still use an AST, if

Replies: 1
Views: 1,982
carolymorgan
05/06/2008 00:00

Help for tenant?
I am a Landlord, however, a friend of mine is a tenant to a poor landlord who has done very little i

Replies: 0
Views: 1,963
okanagan
05/06/2008 00:00

TDS 14 Day Rule?
Is the 14 day return of deposit rule applicable from the last day of the tenancy or if the tenancy a

Replies: 1
Views: 1,951
Landlord Advice Team
05/06/2008 00:00

Exemtion certficate from HMRc to receive gross rent
I am letting my property through an agent & he says I need to get an Exemption certificate from

Replies: 3
Views: 2,246
Member
04/06/2008 00:00

Deposits
I am about to rent out my first property and in line with the local agents we are asking for a depos

Replies: 1
Views: 2,041
Member
04/06/2008 00:00

Advise on DPS
Hi I needed some advice on a particular situation. A tenant of mine had entered into an ast te

Replies: 2
Views: 2,192
Member
04/06/2008 00:00

Tenancy Deposit taken 17 years ago
We were advised to issue a fresh tenancy agreement (long story) after our tenant has been in the pro

Replies: 0
Views: 2,113
Faith
04/06/2008 00:00

TDS 14 Day Rule?
Is the 14 day return of deposit rule applicable from the last day of the tenancy or if the tenancy a

Replies: 0
Views: 1,915
RB
04/06/2008 00:00

Tenancy Deposit 16 years ago
A Deposit of 280 (one months's rent) was collected from our tenant 16 years ago. A brand new RL

Replies: 1
Views: 2,192
JohnH
04/06/2008 00:00
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