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Sticky Requests for responses from the Landlord Advice Team
Dear members The Landlord Advice Team strives to provide a response to all queries raised

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Maureen_539
15/12/2019 12:13

Sticky Member Introductions
Hi all, It seems we have a lot of new members now posting. We also seem to see a lot of ne

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elbowe
14/11/2019 13:04

New tenants dogs causing nuisance to neighbours
Wondered if anyone might have advice on this problem that I've never had before. New tenants

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theartfullodger_626
18/01/2020 10:34

The vexed question of Pets
If someone applying to rent from me wants to have a pet, can I agree with them to increase the re

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Silverfox
18/01/2020 06:29

selective licensing
I have had a property inspection from the council. They have identified matters that need address

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Shaheen
17/01/2020 18:14

UK Heat Map from SpareRoom based on 250,000 ads.Landlord Rental Index..Q4 2019
Colleagues may be interested in the latest review of 250,000 UK rents prefaced with a data summar

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Maureen_539
17/01/2020 12:00

Relatives lied about tanant's death
This is a peculiar one. My tenants phone would not receive texts and I could not call him

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elbowe
17/01/2020 08:41

Managed Terms of Business
Good afternoon, I am a Scottish Letting Agent taking on the management of a property in England.

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theartfullodger_626
16/01/2020 16:27

Has anyone used 3mc for re-mortgage?
We are currently considering whether we should sell a couple of BTL properties or remortgage them

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elbowe
15/01/2020 14:00

Housing benefit not being paid to landlord s.Why are they not being prosecuted ??
any info pls this really get my back up .

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Borislucy
15/01/2020 11:30

Outdoor aerial
Are Landlords liable for replacing external aerials?

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YT1
14/01/2020 10:24

Agent disclosure of tenant reference to landlord
Has a landlord got the right to have sight of the tenant reference he pays for or can an agent hi

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Maureen_539
12/01/2020 12:48

How to claim for rent arrears from a letting agent
Hello some advice will be helpful A letting agent has not paid their rent to me and they h

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Shaheen
11/01/2020 17:47

Whirlpool problems
Just done my quarterly inspection (mainly 'cause I know the tenants have a Hotpoint machine w

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A14
11/01/2020 17:24

Advice on increase of rent?
Hi I have spoken with a tenant before the new yeat and informed her that i wish to increas

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DPT
10/01/2020 20:58

Gas Meter Removal
The tenants of a property disappeared without warning and because they owed money to the gas comp

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Maureen_539
10/01/2020 18:27

Letting a Garage
Hello, I have a double garage at the rear of a block of flats and I want to let it out. How can I

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DPT
10/01/2020 09:11

Openrent?
Does anyone have any experience of Openrent? It was suggested by a member as I am looking for a t

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Harper
09/01/2020 19:29

HNY people
As above, hope it all works well for you guys. My plans are to exit PRS and to start the p

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john_541
05/01/2020 21:24

Abandoned Property possession guidelines
I completed an auction property 4 weeks ago but believe the property has been abandoned on the fo

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Biggie
05/01/2020 18:10

Single let with an unrelated lodger
Hello. I have a single let house with a BTL mortgage. I rent for a woman with a boyfrie

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DPT
05/01/2020 09:18

Tenants moved out without giving notice.
Hi. My tenants moved out without giving notice. I had section 21d them but we agreed that th

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DPT
04/01/2020 10:50

Any advice on finding a tenant
Hello everyone. I have just joined the RLA having been a landlord for many years but always throu

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JCB Jane
03/01/2020 19:55

Minimun requirements
Hello, I am new to self managing my rental property. What are the minimum legal requirements?

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Bobby08
03/01/2020 13:45

Data Protection
Hi- Do I need to put anything about data protection into an AST agreement Thanks

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DPT
02/01/2020 15:35

evicting tenant when he has been sent to jail
Hi, I wonder if any one has experienced anything like this scenario, which i am seeking guidance

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theartfullodger_626
02/01/2020 12:08

Tenant not signing new contract
I d be grateful for any advice. I put the rent up from £800 pcm to £850 pcm for 1 be

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Samui
31/12/2019 17:27

Repeated late payments
Hi, myself and my husband are joint landlords. We have been renting out our property for over 10

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DPT
31/12/2019 13:23

If tenants move children in?
A nice couple have applied for a tenancy in a 1-bed flat. They have good jobs and references and

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Shaheen
29/12/2019 19:38

Protection on duplication of keys
Hi, I was wondering whether landlords are aware of risks of tenants copying flat keys whil

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Quogirl
28/12/2019 15:29

Happy Christmas all
Happy Christmas all. Let's hope 2020 is a better year than the previous year. I

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Harper
23/12/2019 21:21

3% surcharge on transfered property
If I want to transfer 50% of a property to my wife I understand there is no CGT but there is stam

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elbowe
23/12/2019 11:25

Happy Christmas all!
yay! Seasons greetings to all our online landlord pals! And just think - this is the last Chri

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Cueball 83
20/12/2019 13:16

Selling a freehold flat
I am thinking of selling my flat which is one of the five flats in the building. They are all sel

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Willeywonker
19/12/2019 13:33

A sharer tenant leaving
Tenant asked for a meeting wanting to discuss the following: It's his second year in t

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DPT
17/12/2019 22:43

NLA and RLA membership renewal fee
Hi there I was sent a letter from the NLA saying that they would be taking a direct debit for nex

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DPT
17/12/2019 11:01

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all
I am signing off after today until i return to work on the 6th January so just a quick message to

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john_541
13/12/2019 16:34

Evicting tenants.
Here is an interesting video from the states about homelessness. There is also a part in it on th

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Confusedush
12/12/2019 18:44

Improvement Notices
Hi Guys, hope some of you can help with this I got brilliant advice from one of you previously

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Disgruntled of Nottingham
12/12/2019 09:40

Notice period tenant on contractual continuation tenancy
Tenants periods are payday 7th of month ending 6th of month, now on a contractual periodic tenanc

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DPT
11/12/2019 16:00
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