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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
27/02/2020 13:00

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

Difficulty paying due to current situation
Hi, I do not see many people on the site saying they are having problems with tenants starting to

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Maureen_539
30/03/2020 19:11

Tenant run off
Has anyone else experience a tenant (on a joint tenancy) leaving premises and taking up a new fla

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Member C
30/03/2020 16:37

Renting out my parent's home
Tring to research what to do with the above. Unfortunately, my mother (who has had a strok

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Maureen_539
30/03/2020 13:44

Covid - empty Property Council Tax
Is there any relief from Council Tax for empty propeties , as there is no ability to let them no

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Maureen_539
30/03/2020 12:58

Holiday let changes to short term let
Our holiday let is now obviously doing absolutely nothing! So we have agreed to rent to an NHS wo

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Maureen_539
29/03/2020 18:52

E P C deadline
I have 2 flats in a building, I was about to have a survey to have air heat pumps installed as th

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little me
28/03/2020 17:20

associates
how do i remove an associate

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Maureen_539
28/03/2020 17:05

Tenant Leaving and Gas Safety Cert
Hi All, I did have a tenant leaving a property who were on a periodic tenancy agreement an

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DPT
28/03/2020 12:54

Landlords who do not qualify for a ‘mortgage holiday’. Covid 19
Whilst I appear to be in a minority, I’m sure that I am not the only RLA member who owns their pr

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Finpic
27/03/2020 11:14

SHELTER - Touting for Money/donations
Could hardly believe my eyes to-night whilst watching TV (channel 4) news. During commercial brea

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Steve136
27/03/2020 09:05

New tenant due to move into HMO?
Hi all. We have an HMO in a property of 5 bedrooms - each tenant on individual tenancy. New tenan

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DPT
27/03/2020 08:35

Coronavirus letters
Hi does anyone know where the RLAs Coronavirus letter template is located in their forms section

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Bobby08
27/03/2020 07:02

Virus and removalists
Our unfurnished BTL house is due to change tenants next week with only a couple of days gap for c

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Alvan
26/03/2020 16:28

Recovering Redec cost due to water-leak from Flat above mine
Both my flat and the one above are rented out. On 3 occasions my bathrooms have required redecor

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Paul5
26/03/2020 13:01

Coronavirus Tenant not providing evidence !
I have tenants that has lost their job due to the coronavirus. There rent is due on the 29th of e

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Rumsfeld
25/03/2020 16:55

Lapsed AST what are the consequences?
Hi Forum, im sure you know the story. So I let a couple of my AST's lapse. In short I didn

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Poindexter
25/03/2020 15:37

Rent guarantee insurance
I have 2 insurances coming up for renewal in about a month. Although the tenants have said that t

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Mrs M.
25/03/2020 12:20

Legal position re cleaning communal areas during Covid19 outbreak
Our managing agent has asked us if we want to suspend cleaning of communal areas of small block o

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Advice Line Team Leader
25/03/2020 10:55

Coronavirus
I have a tenant that has lost their job due to the coronavirus. There rent is due on the 21st of

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DPT
25/03/2020 08:30

corona viruses 3 months holiday
Hi Has the RLA produced a letter explaining he 3 month holiday has to be paid back at some poi

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Shaheen
25/03/2020 07:54

tenant moving on Friday
Do you have any advice on what i should do/say to the tenant i have planned to move in on Friday.

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Advice Line Team Leader
24/03/2020 16:04

Right to rent Checks
These by law have to be done with tenant in front of you before move in Has the Gov change

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Advice Line Team Leader
24/03/2020 15:26

Would you let with only a video tour
Hello Problem at the moment is that people don't want to go out to view, plus tenants

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Advice Line Team Leader
24/03/2020 14:09

Can I THANK....
All RLA staff who are keeping up this golden life -line in these turbulent times. You too are wor

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Harper
24/03/2020 13:10

Key Hand-over
I am now in self-isolation due to the COVID-19 outbreak. I do not have any symptoms but are takin

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Advice Line Team Leader
24/03/2020 11:30

Unable to move
If a tenant has given notice and has found an alternative place, and because of the current Coron

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Advice Line Team Leader
24/03/2020 11:30

KEY WORKER wants viewing
If I can do a safe viewing, ie leave door open , not be within 2 metres and supply gloves etc am

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Advice Line Team Leader
24/03/2020 11:29

Potntial new tenancy
I have a tenant proposing to move out on the 31st of march with a new tenant moving in on the 1st

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Advice Line Team Leader
24/03/2020 11:29

Viewings during lock down
Hi As an Agent, I have a landlord insisting I still do viewings on his property as he can't a

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Advice Line Team Leader
24/03/2020 11:29

Students leaving early
I have just received this morning a Notice to vacate from a student who says as the University in

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Advice Line Team Leader
24/03/2020 11:01

Do I need a Fire Risk Assessment?
I own buy to let properties in Wales and I'm currently re-mortaging two of them. The lender h

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DPT
24/03/2020 09:16

Which Tenant to choose? / Are non-EU Tenants covered by the Government’s COVID19 wage promise?
I am in the position of choosing a tenant right now. One is a working New Zealand couple with bab

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DPT
23/03/2020 15:37

Final gas bill incorrect
I had a gas inspection completed in early Feb before a new tenant moved in early February. The en

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DPT
23/03/2020 15:36

All bills paid situation
I am in potentially in a bit of a pickle. Please note i own the property outright so there is no

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DPT
23/03/2020 15:29

Asking tenant to pay part of rent under new guidance
Here's a good one. I think this is right but does anyone have an opinion? I'm going

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Advice Line Team Leader
23/03/2020 11:59

Pets in rolling tenancy
Hi, we have a great tenant in our ground floor flat, and now he wants a dog. he is on a rolling t

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DPT
23/03/2020 08:56

Tenant is Escort
I have a tenant who is renting a flat I own and I strongly suspect her of being an Escort and usi

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Shaheen
23/03/2020 06:34

ms
I was wondering if there has been any lobbying regarding council tax during the current situation

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Shaheen
22/03/2020 11:43
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