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Abandonment
Does the RLA provide any guidance on abandonment and what to do if a tenant appears to have left a p

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Member
15/01/2011 00:00

content insurance
I have had a major leak at a property, and the tenants have had to vacate to temporary accommodation

Replies: 1
Views: 1,871
PMC PROPERTIES
12/01/2011 00:00

LRS Is it legal?
Hi RLA, I've looked at the LRS website where you can register your tenants and hear from pr

Replies: 1
Views: 1,842
Landlord Advice Team
31/12/2010 00:00

benefit changes
The lha for single people qualifying for a one bedroom flat is being moved from age 25 to 35. Will t

Replies: 0
Views: 1,838
jesper
26/12/2010 00:00

Minimum Room Temperature
Hi, Can you please tell me if there is a legal minimum room temperature and if so what it is i

Replies: 1
Views: 2,204
Ray D
20/12/2010 00:00

are polysterene tiles illegal
I have had a complaint from a tenant that she has had fire service round and has been told that poly

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Views: 1,860
LANEY
13/12/2010 00:00

Section 215 - Rubbish in rear Yard - Who is responsible? PLEASE SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCES.
The tenant has left some rubbish in the rear yard. The council have advised me that they inten

Replies: 1
Views: 2,139
Member
04/12/2010 00:00

White goods
We have a dishwasher in one of our properties which has stopped working, the tenant wants it fixed t

Replies: 2
Views: 2,296
mo_523
02/12/2010 00:00

gas safety
do we need to get a new gas safety when a new tenant moves in? We still have 4 months left to run on

Replies: 1
Views: 1,952
mo_523
29/11/2010 00:00

New Contract-Landlord not moved out
If contracts have been signed by both tenant and landlord and say for example the moving out date is

Replies: 1
Views: 1,999
Newby
24/11/2010 00:00

Fire safey regs
What fire safety standards have to be implemented in a freehold private terraced house which has bee

Replies: 1
Views: 2,001
Landlord Advice Team
09/11/2010 00:00

Gas certificate
I have just had the gas appliances checked for the annual certificate. I have used a new gas safe en

Replies: 1
Views: 2,093
Member
09/11/2010 00:00

Polystyrene Ceiling Tiles
Our decorator has highlighted that we have ploystyrene tiles in the rental property, is this illegal

Replies: 5
Views: 3,326
Rigsby_370
06/11/2010 00:00

Polystyrene Ceiling Tiles
Our decorator has highlighted that there is polystyrene ceiling tiles in the property, is it i

Replies: 0
Views: 1,910
Samantha_857
03/11/2010 00:00

PO Box or Drop Off Box Address
Hi Guys, I have had some excellent advice from Mo (Thanks Mo) on this subject previously. Howe

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Views: 2,096
Landlord Advice Team
01/11/2010 00:00

Article 4
I have a terraced house in Western Rd. Crookes, Sheffield, bought in 1996. Every year since, we have

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Views: 1,961
Landlord Advice Team
20/10/2010 00:00

Self-Closing doors
I am currently renting out a ground-floor flat with its own entrance in a modern block. The fron

Replies: 2
Views: 2,144
Landlord Advice Team
19/10/2010 00:00

New HMO Planning Laws, act now before it's too late!
Just a quick note for anyone with Manchester HMO propertiesto to let you know that you now have just

Replies: 0
Views: 1,956
Jim_465
15/10/2010 00:00

CHANGE OF RENT PAYMENT DATE HOW THIS AFFECTS A SECTION 21
If a tenant commenced a tenancy on the 13th of the month and after 2 years asked if they could chang

Replies: 1
Views: 2,286
barry@sagelettings.co.uk
14/10/2010 00:00

Tenancy notice
I have a tenant on a standard RLA 6 month agreement which expires on 18th October 2010.He has this m

Replies: 1
Views: 1,856
Landlord Advice Team
11/10/2010 00:00

carbon monoxide law
Please would you give me the run down on the law regarding carbon monoxide in relation to residentia

Replies: 7
Views: 3,775
Jim_465
07/10/2010 00:00

Appendum agreement
i have just fallen foul of My Deposits as i did not specify the flat had been professionally cleaned

Replies: 2
Views: 2,124
Landlord Advice Team
06/10/2010 00:00

Freehold advice
Hi, I would like some advice on running a freehold management company. I am thinking of buying a fre

Replies: 1
Views: 2,169
Member
03/10/2010 00:00

Tenant is Opposing Money claim as she claims property was damp
Our tenant paid on time for the first few months, then fell further and further behind despite promi

Replies: 3
Views: 2,593
bailey123
01/10/2010 00:00

assured shorthold tenancy
We have a tenant who signed an assured shorthold tenancy agreement on the 18/2/2010 . On the 13/8/20

Replies: 0
Views: 1,817
Henry
28/09/2010 00:00

wants their holding fees back
A tenant who paid a holding fees along with Admin fees and a key deposit, decided not to take the ro

Replies: 2
Views: 2,268
Brian Abram
23/09/2010 00:00

Landlord repossession for sale of property
Hi there I just want to be clear if tenants have been issued with a new AST for 12 months with

Replies: 0
Views: 1,825
Charlotte_265
21/09/2010 00:00

Payment of rent by company
A guy who is being relocated (from abroad) by his company and says his company are responsible for p

Replies: 1
Views: 1,922
Landlord Advice Team
19/09/2010 00:00

Court Representation (3)
Sorry if repeated not use to the Forum yet :D Hi If you hold the Power of Attorney for th

Replies: 1
Views: 1,981
Member
17/09/2010 00:00

Can I be sued
Hi I rent out a property to a tenant who has been there nearly ten years she is in her sixty

Replies: 2
Views: 2,541
Member
17/09/2010 00:00

Housing Benefit paid direct to landlords.
I have a tenant on HB and I get the HB paid direct to me. It has come to my attention that if she ha

Replies: 1
Views: 2,263
Rendermaster
16/09/2010 00:00

service charges
I own a leasehold flat which I rent to tennants. Due to excessive service charges the leaseholders h

Replies: 1
Views: 1,852
Member
16/09/2010 00:00

Tenancy check out legislation.
These questions relate to student lets, using parents as guarantors,(no deposits held) Does th

Replies: 0
Views: 1,930
Member
05/09/2010 00:00

Fire Risk Assessment
We have a few small one bed flats and want to do Fire Risk Assessments. Does nayone have a form they

Replies: 1
Views: 2,097
Member
05/09/2010 00:00

Guarantors for people from abroad who have recently graduated and are now looking for employment.
4 sharesrs but 2 from abroad (one from Italy and the other from Finland) They have recently gra

Replies: 1
Views: 1,934
Landlord Advice Team
26/08/2010 00:00

New Water Bill Legislation
Does the new legislation affect existing tenancies or is it for new tenancies from a set date only?

Replies: 5
Views: 3,003
Mike_491
19/08/2010 00:00

DATA PROTECTION
My tenancy agreements include provision for sharing information with, among other bodies, local auth

Replies: 2
Views: 2,286
mo_523
18/08/2010 00:00

end of notice
I have a tenant who i want to leave. Last month she phoned to say she was handing in her notice to e

Replies: 1
Views: 1,944
jesper
13/08/2010 00:00

Fire safety and other regulations
Hello, Further to my earlier message, if Foxtons drop out then I will also be responsible for l

Replies: 0
Views: 1,849
Paul_295
12/08/2010 00:00

Gas appliances
I have a rented property with an open gas fire in one room which to the best of my belief was

Replies: 3
Views: 2,238
Member
11/08/2010 00:00

electrical testing certificate - student/shared housing
Is it a requirement in law (rather than simply good practice) to have an electrical certificate in p

Replies: 2
Views: 2,356
Student landlord
09/08/2010 00:00
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