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Abandoned property
I have a tenant who appears to have abandoned the property let to him. He is behind his rent for mo

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Ian H
13/06/2012 00:00

enforcing a money judgement order against a claimant on benefits.
Hi, i have a county court judgement/order against a former tenant where out of arrears of 400

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Views: 1,981
abzaa
12/06/2012 00:00

Tenants details
Hello, Is it legal and recommended to upload details of tennats, good or bad Over time? This ma

Replies: 1
Views: 1,545
Landlord Advice Team
12/06/2012 00:00

Can I prevent my tenant getting a dog ?
Hi, My tenant moved in a week ago on a 6 month AST and I have no problem except they have email

Replies: 14
Views: 3,564
Member
03/06/2012 00:00

Confused
Hi I am having dificulty getting together all the paperwork needed just to rent a house out somthing

Replies: 4
Views: 1,921
Landlord Advice Team
31/05/2012 00:00

Pre action protocol
please say where on the web I can find the pre-action protocol to make my last request for payme

Replies: 1
Views: 1,939
Nik_586
17/05/2012 00:00

Washing Machine
Dear RLA, One of my properties is a small one bed flat with a living room and kitchen combined.

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Views: 1,694
Landlord Advice Team
14/05/2012 00:00

Limits to what a freeholder can spend without consultation
Hi there What is the limit of expenditure beyond which consultation is needed by a freeholder?

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Views: 1,967
Chris White
11/05/2012 00:00

landlord cannot afford to replace faulty log burner
The landlord cannot afford to replace a faulty log burner which also needs a replacement chimney to

Replies: 1
Views: 1,835
Fred Bloggs
01/05/2012 00:00

LHA
I have an issue I have not had before. A couple with the local housing association (KHT), have take

Replies: 1
Views: 1,877
Landlord Advice Team
24/04/2012 00:00

Can I Claim Costs As A Litigant In Person?
Can anyone tell me if I can claim costs for a small claims summons in the County Court for: a)

Replies: 4
Views: 2,326
Jim_465
24/04/2012 00:00

EPC required if landlord lets to a friend and uses Agent for the documents?
Hi we have a landlord client who has found their own tenant via their workplace and wishes my Agency

Replies: 0
Views: 1,907
Rochelle
17/04/2012 00:00

Service charge arrears
My mortgage lender has settled a large demand for arrears of service charge and has now received a f

Replies: 1
Views: 1,919
Chris White
12/04/2012 00:00

New EPC Legislation
I am currently marketing 2 properties for rental, according to your guidelines I dont need an EPC as

Replies: 1
Views: 1,972
Sharon S&T Property Letts
04/04/2012 00:00

EPC provision
Hi, I have a house which is shared by 3 individual tenants. There are 2 Bath/shower rooms and 2

Replies: 2
Views: 2,045
Neel
04/04/2012 00:00

EPC Requirements
Hi, the rules regarding EPC's change on 6th April and all details must now have the first page o

Replies: 3
Views: 2,265
Rigsby_370
04/04/2012 00:00

EPC Requirements
Hi, the rules regarding EPC's change on 6th April and all details must now have the first page o

Replies: 0
Views: 1,659
Michael Tuck Lettings
03/04/2012 00:00

Polysterine/Foam tiles
Can anyone advise us if they are illegal/legal? If Landlord should be advised to remove and renew th

Replies: 2
Views: 2,088
Caller
21/03/2012 00:00

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

Replies: 0
Views: 1,888
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: 2,182
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: 1,756
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

Replies: 1
Views: 1,899
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: 2,049
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: 2,159
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

Replies: 1
Views: 1,728
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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Views: 1,685
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

Replies: 5
Views: 2,066
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: 1,769
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

Replies: 2
Views: 1,915
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

Replies: 2
Views: 2,081
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

Replies: 0
Views: 1,877
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

Replies: 2
Views: 2,145
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

Replies: 1
Views: 1,872
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

Replies: 3
Views: 2,091
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

Replies: 3
Views: 2,610
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

Replies: 19
Views: 5,254
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

Replies: 1
Views: 1,949
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

Replies: 1
Views: 2,045
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?

Replies: 2
Views: 2,284
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

Replies: 7
Views: 2,962
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: 2,148
Landlord Advice Team
10/12/2011 00:00
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