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Wife out- Husband in!
I rented an apartment to a lady who had split from her husband - he agreed to be guarantor, he p

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Silverfox
15/03/2012 00:00

Gas Safety Checks
What are the legal implications for me as an agent if the tenant does not allow access for a gas saf

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Views: 1,801
Meerkats
06/03/2012 00:00

Broken Greenhouse
Hi One of my tenants is saying that the greenhouse got smashed in a storm. Whose responsibility

Replies: 1
Views: 1,393
Member
20/02/2012 00:00

Fixed wiring & PAT testing
Could you confirm, whether a landlord is obliged to do pat testing on landlord supplied items

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Views: 1,482
BH
17/02/2012 00:00

fire safety equipment
A parent (Guarantor)whose daughter is sharing a 2 bed 2 story house with one other has insisted that

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Views: 1,588
Peter D
13/02/2012 00:00

Section 48
Does a Section 48 notice have to be in a specific format?

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Views: 1,763
Lee Johnson
13/02/2012 00:00

Is there a minimum age for which someone can entered into a tenancy agreement?
I have two prospective tenants looking to lease a property from me, One is 22 and the other is 17. I

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Views: 1,285
Landlord Advice Team
09/02/2012 00:00

'Flipping' - latest position
I bought a house 2002 for my daughter and family on a rent to buy basis, she moved out March 2009 an

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Maggie S
07/02/2012 00:00

housing allowance changes
Do the new changes for single under 35's take into account the benefit the person is claiming or

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Views: 1,672
Landlord Advice Team
06/02/2012 00:00

when can letting agents view?
Hi, my tenants are leaving at the end of the tenancy on 17th April and I want to put the flat on the

Replies: 1
Views: 1,378
Landlord Advice Team
02/02/2012 00:00

Heating Advice
Dear Sirs, I write today for some general advice. We currently manage a property on beha

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Views: 1,459
Landlord Advice Team
20/01/2012 00:00

Business being run from property
We have recently taken over the management of a number of properties and we have a tenant in occupat

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Views: 1,581
Ray D
19/01/2012 00:00

Deed of trust
How complicated is it to transfer, by a deed of trust,a rental property into my wifes name and ther

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Views: 1,475
Dunstan
17/01/2012 00:00

local housing allowance
I have a prospective tenant, who is an asylum seeker, who has been granted Leave to Remain in this c

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Views: 1,749
Victoria Plum
13/01/2012 00:00

services
I have noticed recently that when i call in the meter readings to the Gas/ Elec and water they ask m

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Views: 1,505
Silverfox
05/01/2012 00:00

Happy New Year
Hi Can you let me know in law how long I have to to repair heating system which is main heating and

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Views: 1,704
Landlord Advice Team
03/01/2012 00:00

Universal Credit - Direct payments. RLA action.
What are the present proposals to allow for what is now LHA direct under the forthcoming proposals f

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Views: 2,153
Caller
27/12/2011 00:00

Government to Blight your property.
The Department for Climate Changed has announced that a new form of energy tax will be imposed on in

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Views: 4,910
Caller
26/12/2011 00:00

Annual Accounts
Can anyone confirm if it is Legal Legislation that Annual Audited Accounts must be distributed, by t

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Views: 1,590
Amatuer Landlord
23/12/2011 00:00

Housing Benefit application times
An existing tenant (6 months AST)has become unemployed and has applied for housing benefit to Durham

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Views: 1,625
Tricky
21/12/2011 00:00

Notice
Does a tenant need to give any notice when a fixed term contract is coming to an end?

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Views: 1,909
kobra
13/12/2011 00:00

Legal requirements of a management comapany.
AS an owner of a single flat in a block of flats, and hence part shareholder in the freehold, which

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Views: 2,556
Rigsby_370
13/12/2011 00:00

Dangerous electrics
I rent houses for which I have elec certificates. My daughter has just moved into a flat with

Replies: 1
Views: 1,648
Landlord Advice Team
10/12/2011 00:00

Archiving files
hi, I am aware that certain information relevant to a tenancy must be archived for as period of year

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Views: 1,345
Landlord Advice Team
02/12/2011 00:00

No english language
My first post. I have prospective tenant. A couple from Poland. I received a call from a guy re

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Views: 2,085
Mel Rose
29/11/2011 00:00

notice to periodic tenants
the tenants have been on a periodic agreement for about 9 months and they were issued with a section

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Views: 1,391
Landlord Advice Team
28/11/2011 00:00

Improvement notice
I have been issued with an improvement notice as there is currently an issue with the boiler. Is the

Replies: 1
Views: 1,350
Landlord Advice Team
23/11/2011 00:00

Does a landlord need to provide heating?
Hi everyone, just a quick question. The council have demanded entry into a block of 6 flats as they

Replies: 1
Views: 1,591
Member
14/11/2011 00:00

Gas Safety
Hi, Does anybody know if a second hand part can be used on boilers? And if so, does a n

Replies: 1
Views: 1,537
Landlord Advice Team
10/11/2011 00:00

Single Pane Glass
We have inherited a property that has single pane glass and some of the bedroom windows are quite lo

Replies: 1
Views: 1,570
Michelle R
06/11/2011 00:00

Must all electrical appliances have moulded-on plugs?
Our tenants are about to move in to a property we are letting furnished. The inventory clerk says th

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Views: 1,374
gtb
31/10/2011 00:00

Freeholder looking for money to 'grant permission to sub-let'
I've had a leasehold flat for the last 6 years, which has been let out on various AST's for

Replies: 4
Views: 2,022
Chris White
29/10/2011 00:00

New properties to be included in tenants in common
My wife and I have each bought a house in the last year to add to the portfolio (although one house

Replies: 3
Views: 1,640
Chris White
29/10/2011 00:00

Water softener and salt - a landlord responsibility??
The house I rented out has a water softener - I left a courtesy supply of salt blocks (which th

Replies: 2
Views: 1,882
Silverfox
24/10/2011 00:00

Heating breakdown landlords responsibilities?
The gas boiler in one of our rented flats has a faulty fan and is not working. It is scheduled to be

Replies: 1
Views: 1,465
Landlord Advice Team
23/10/2011 00:00

COUNCIL HAZARD AWARENESS NOTICE
Hi can anyone advise me of the legality of the following and whether i must carry out the works will

Replies: 5
Views: 2,099
Play hard but be fair
20/10/2011 00:00

Mandatory Licensing
Newham Council are currently trying to bring in mandatory licensing for Landlords and most people ex

Replies: 2
Views: 1,713
john_541
12/10/2011 00:00

Chimney Sweeping
Please can anyone tell me what the legislations are for chimney sweeping?

Replies: 1
Views: 1,486
Chris White
12/10/2011 00:00

Electrical Certs
I have several properties ranging from 1 bed flats to unlicenced HiMO's and need to know what th

Replies: 1
Views: 1,565
Southwest landlord
11/10/2011 00:00

Deed of Surrender_ tenant who leaves before 6 months contract date has been reached
We are landlords that operate professional HMO,s. One of our recent tenants is a prison officer and

Replies: 1
Views: 1,702
Shale
02/10/2011 00:00

How do I issue a Section 21
Dear RLA, I wonder if you could help me please. I want to issued a Section 21 to a tenant

Replies: 1
Views: 1,417
Landlord Advice Team
02/10/2011 00:00
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