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Bathroom door lock breaks-tenant forced way out
A recent situation occurred where a tenant's bathroom door lock fell apart.The thumb turn came o

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Views: 2,428
kobra
14/01/2008 00:00

cockroach problem
After I complained about late rent the tenant has gone on about cockroaches, silverfish and condens

Replies: 1
Views: 1,708
Rigsby_370
13/01/2008 00:00

Have The Lunatics Taken Over The Assylum ????
Hi I recieved a booklet over the xmas period from the council stating that from April 2008 all rent

Replies: 1
Views: 1,646
DaveW
13/01/2008 00:00

Guarantor
I have a tenent who is 2 months late on her rent. I have sent letters, called at the property and tr

Replies: 3
Views: 1,717
Landlord Advice Team
12/01/2008 00:00

homes2rent
Is there an advantage in finding tenants via this RLA service rather than other methods ?

Replies: 0
Views: 1,500
r.g
12/01/2008 00:00

RLA tenancy agreement
When the RLA tenancy agreement is printed off, paragraph 1 on page 2 ends with "You will have t

Replies: 1
Views: 1,573
Tupenceworth
12/01/2008 00:00

Late rent
I have a tenent who is now 7 weeks late on her rent. I have sent letters, Called at the house

Replies: 1
Views: 1,505
Lee_247
11/01/2008 00:00

Advice Required.
Hello. I am a landlord and wanted to ask others if they have come across this situation. Each t

Replies: 1
Views: 1,598
Grace
10/01/2008 00:00

Documents renewal
When renewing a 6 month contract with a tenant, is it necessary to renew each other document or can

Replies: 0
Views: 1,505
Mitchell_708
07/01/2008 00:00

DPS followed by S8 notice
Would love advice I'm a 1st time LL and this my first tenant. We have a Housing Benefit Ten

Replies: 0
Views: 1,713
andymannish
07/01/2008 00:00

How can we obtain defaulting tenant's new address
We have been given possession of our property under Section 8 which expired on 2nd January. We have

Replies: 1
Views: 1,672
Mellors500
07/01/2008 00:00

Tenants partner
My tenant has sole responsibility on the tenancy agreement and lives there with her 2 children and s

Replies: 0
Views: 1,612
Mitchell_708
07/01/2008 00:00

Damage &Rent in advance
We work with the local authority, housing homeless so more often than not we only take rent in advan

Replies: 0
Views: 1,564
Member
03/01/2008 00:00

Break Clauses
Please can you supply me with the correct wording for a 6 month break clause to be incorporated into

Replies: 0
Views: 1,603
Member
03/01/2008 00:00

Change of name on tenancy agreement
Hi My query relates to a tenant who has just got married. The tenancy began July 2005

Replies: 0
Views: 1,460
oiltrail
03/01/2008 00:00

Possession of my property
I am soon to be taking possession of my property with the Court Bailiffs. Question - what h

Replies: 0
Views: 1,599
Danny B
03/01/2008 00:00

Tenancy renewal
I am not sure what to do. My 1st tenant is coming to the end of her 1st 6 month contract. Should I

Replies: 0
Views: 1,537
Mitchell_708
03/01/2008 00:00

Where do we stand regarding access
Where do we stand regarding access within the last month We have a tenant that has given notice

Replies: 2
Views: 1,906
Thurston Properties
29/12/2007 00:00

Abandoned vehicle
My former tenant has left owing me some considerable rent. He has left the furniture and has a car p

Replies: 3
Views: 1,843
Danny B
28/12/2007 00:00

RLA Document Printer
Every time I print out a tennancy agreement the program prints out two notices - one for the DPS

Replies: 1
Views: 1,897
JohnH
20/12/2007 00:00

Assessing rent increase
I have one flat with tenants on an assured shorthold tenancy, who have been renting now for 5 years

Replies: 4
Views: 1,940
Singida
19/12/2007 00:00

Two Questions
Just joined and the information is great. I am just about to take on my first tenant and have two si

Replies: 5
Views: 2,069
Landlord Advice Team
19/12/2007 00:00

Notification of Landlords Address
In the following circumstances a Landlord sells his property to another whilst there is a tenant in

Replies: 3
Views: 1,865
Landlord Advice Team
16/12/2007 00:00

Potential problem neighbour
I have had tenants in my property for 18 months and have received two complaints from their neighbou

Replies: 1
Views: 1,903
Member
15/12/2007 00:00

How can an employee of mine represent me in court
My name is on my tenancy, so it is me who takes the tennants to court, but i want my employee to rep

Replies: 1
Views: 1,605
Landlord Advice Team
14/12/2007 00:00

insurance for tenanted flat
Hi, I have recently let my flat to a tenant. It is the flat I used to live in before.

Replies: 1
Views: 1,664
Landlord Advice Team
14/12/2007 00:00

Asbestos
Hi, Can anyone tell me what the situation is regarding properties which have asbestos? Are

Replies: 1
Views: 1,689
Linda G
14/12/2007 00:00

Property Maintenance
Hi all, Does any body have experience of British Gas - PropertyCare Plus for Landlords:

Replies: 3
Views: 2,311
john_541
12/12/2007 00:00

Sub-letting in Blocks of Flats
A problem which sometimes arises with blocks of flats is that some are let out and others are owner&

Replies: 0
Views: 1,509
Dynamite
11/12/2007 00:00

standing order mandate
do you have a standing order mandate form for downloading?

Replies: 2
Views: 1,760
Landlord Advice Team
10/12/2007 00:00

What if my tenant listens to the council and stays against the sect 21 notice?
I have served my tenant with a sect 21 notice because due to change of circumstances she can not afo

Replies: 14
Views: 2,924
Helen_770
07/12/2007 00:00

Barbed Wire
Is it legal to put Barbed Wire on top of fences to stop youths climbing over and causing tenants has

Replies: 1
Views: 1,699
okanagan
06/12/2007 00:00

Smoke detectors
Dear Dave, Are smoke detectors required by law? In your opinion is it advisable to install thes

Replies: 0
Views: 1,582
Member
05/12/2007 00:00

Potential Hazards and protecting against them
We have a large family home with a tiered garden. There is quite a large ledge with a drop down in

Replies: 1
Views: 1,722
Member
03/12/2007 00:00

heating control
does anyone have an answer to stopping tenants puting the heating thermostat on full all day whilst

Replies: 1
Views: 1,706
chris_655
01/12/2007 00:00

penetrating damp from the roof of leasehold flat
Penetrating damp has come through the roof of a leasehold flat I own. I am on the top floor. ther

Replies: 3
Views: 2,133
Rigsby_370
01/12/2007 00:00

HMO's and cleaning
Hi We have just had an inspection on our HMO's from the local authority. The inspector sai

Replies: 2
Views: 1,777
Thurston Properties
27/11/2007 00:00

Who is responsible for the TV licence?
We let fully furnished properties including a TV. The tenancy agreement clearly states that the tena

Replies: 1
Views: 1,782
Landlord Advice Team
26/11/2007 00:00

Non-UK resident Landlords
Are there any additional requirments when dealing with properties/clients who are not UK residents a

Replies: 1
Views: 1,794
DCO
26/11/2007 00:00

Dave at RLA
Hi Dave, just being nosey but what qualifications do you have in connection with letting/pro

Replies: 4
Views: 2,401
dave a
26/11/2007 00:00

Central Heating Grants 2
My original message seems to have gone astray so i will try again . I have some properties th

Replies: 0
Views: 1,748
DaveW
24/11/2007 00:00
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