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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

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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DPT
26/09/2019 11:39

How do you find your tenants ?
I have mainly used agents to find new tenants but have also used openrent in the past, but i did

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Pound Behind
05/12/2019 19:46

Tenants and possible lodger ?
A property that i have managed by an agent, today had a mid term inspection. They have pointed ou

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Pound Behind
05/12/2019 18:45

ELECTRICAL SOCKETS.
Can anybody tell me if it is a legal requirement under the Housing Act to provide 2 double socket

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nicest landlord
05/12/2019 16:00

HMO
I have a very large HMO with a licence for six. I have had a request from a potential tenant t

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DPT
04/12/2019 22:45

Notice period clarity
Good afternoon My tenants want to leave the property they have rented since 9th December 2018.

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DPT
04/12/2019 22:32

Rent guard insurance
Has any other landlords taken out this insurance? Can you recommend or have any experieriance of

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sidders
04/12/2019 11:52

End of an era RLA no more?
I have been a member of RLA for about 16 years. It has evolved and grown out of all recognition

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Cueball 83
03/12/2019 11:29

Deposit Dispute
Hi, can anyone tell me if a Tenant can claim against me if I protected their deposit late?

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DPT
03/12/2019 10:56

Elections - Way Forward
Is anybody else concerned about Corbyn's idea (if he gets in) about rent caps and how the lan

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nicest landlord
03/12/2019 10:15

Gas safety certificate
I am aware that gas appliances should be checked every year and that the tenant must receive a co

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A14
02/12/2019 22:38

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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nicest landlord
02/12/2019 14:14

Advice on legal and landlord insurance
Hi I wanted to check with the members here, whether you have specific recommendations on L

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Hanna D.
30/11/2019 20:19

Freeholder's rights over leaseholder
I own the freehold of a property. The retail unit on street level is let to a longstanding, excel

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Samui
30/11/2019 15:42

IS THERE A TIME LIME FOR BALIFF TO BE SENT
Hello I gone to court and got possession order under Section 8 for rent arrears I am now ap

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Willeywonker
29/11/2019 10:58

How often to sand and paint internal window frames for sash windows/single glazed
Is there a general rule on how often Landlord is responsible for the above, Ours were done 3 y

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Harper
27/11/2019 22:00

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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Maureen_539
26/11/2019 16:46

Advice on finding new tenants
Hi There, I run my own HMO and am finding that letting agents can be slow to respond in helpin

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Placido
26/11/2019 15:22

Universal Credit application demanding new tenancy - I
Hi My tenant has thrown this at me. She’s applied for UC. The interview yesterday they

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elbowe
26/11/2019 12:46

S21 served after tenant has raised a complaint
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DPT
25/11/2019 14:06

Tenant Wrecked Flat
Good morning, I have a tenant who had an argument with his girl friend who is a joint tenant with

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DPT
25/11/2019 14:01

*** Urgent advice required *** Tenant surrendered property.
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DPT
25/11/2019 13:56

Interesting Deposit and AST structure
thoughts guys My son is at uni, second year house, been offered. I'm reading all paper

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elbowe
25/11/2019 13:56

Tenancy agreement
Advice please. I have had a few problems with my agents regarding payments and they have now agre

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theartfullodger_626
21/11/2019 16:59

Taking in lodgers
Do I need permission from my mortgage lender if I want to take in lodgers .

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elbowe
21/11/2019 10:26

Implementing a rent increase - looking for advice
We have a tenant who has been in the property for 2 years and with market rents increases in the

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elbowe
21/11/2019 10:25

reasonable timeline to repair defects
I manage a block of 27 rooms. Each room has a en-suite/shower room and tenants also have access t

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nicest landlord
20/11/2019 08:52

MURDER in property - POLICE take possession of house for over 2 months
Hello there, I am a very experienced landlord and I have never had this situation. I was ca

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Maureen_539
18/11/2019 22:34

How to block a court occupation order
So I've got an interesting case going through court right now. My wife and I divorced.

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DPT
18/11/2019 17:38

Dealing with rude and obnoxious tenants
How do you other landlords deal with these tenants ? I have a tenant that seems to think i

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Mrs M.
18/11/2019 12:30

EVICTION - TV Report on those facing eviction, overcrowding and temporary accommodation.
Channel 4 is airing a Report on homeless expectant mothers, women facing eviction, overcrowding a

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Cueball 83
18/11/2019 09:38

Pets (post Fee Ban)
Since the fee ban, letting agents/ landlords can no longer charge (most) fees to the tenants. Wit

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theartfullodger_626
16/11/2019 21:37

TENANT HAVING PROBLEMS WITH NOISY DRUNKEN NEIGHBOURS
Our tenant is having problems with noisy drunken brawls from the couple living next door regularl

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Mellors500
16/11/2019 21:27

Notice period for viewings - Student Letting
My son is at uUniversity and a Student Lettings Agency has just sent out the following message

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kmbstfc1
16/11/2019 20:03

Responsibility for a tv aerial?
Tenants moved in a couple of days ago. Today they said they can't get a tv signal. There'

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elbowe
16/11/2019 11:16

The FUTURE!
guys my views for what it is worth ... Cueball had me think this. YES 30 years ago

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elbowe
15/11/2019 15:19

Advice - Adding an extra page that the tenant has received ALL relevant documents?
Hi All I am looking to let a property withing the next couple of weeks and want everything

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bilabonic
15/11/2019 12:39

tax course tomorrow in London - anybody going?
I am and just wondered if anybody else is ..

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elbowe
14/11/2019 08:21

meter removed for fraud - who's responsible to replace
I have just found out that one of my properties has had the gas meter removed because they had ta

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whichwaynow
13/11/2019 17:10
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