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Housing benefit tenant goading us into issuing a section 21
Hello, I am accidental landlord being fortunate to keep the flat I used to live in when we bough

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rosielee
14/01/2018 18:17

Best RLA Training Courses?
As someone in a new role with a property company, what would you recommend are the best courses t

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theartfullodger_626
12/01/2018 12:09

Council Tax for HMOs
I work with a landlord who rents out HMOs. My question is: Is it reasonable (and legal)

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elbowe
11/01/2018 14:56

Amsterdam lettings contracts
Hi I,ve been a landlord with the RLA for many years and wonder if anyone has any advice for me, M

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Maureen_539
10/01/2018 18:50

Electronic Signatures on Tenancy Agreement - Renewals
Hi, We are considering moving to electronic signatures for our tenancy renewals, can anybo

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Spartan
10/01/2018 12:08

Sign of poverty or lack of luxury?
''I haven't been to a pub in a long time, I can't afford to go out with my mates,

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elbowe
09/01/2018 13:27

Has anyone purchased a house with signs of subsidence? Or sold one?
Hi All, I am looking for advice from anyone who has managed to purchase a house wi

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Gazdug
09/01/2018 12:29

Rita Spreadsheet
I asked the same question this time last year and some kind person pointed the way. Where can I d

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Keith1957
08/01/2018 20:33

Window replacement
can window replacement be but down on your self assessment as an expense/maintenance ? as it ne

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elbowe
08/01/2018 12:14

Tenancy Welcome packs
Hi, I rent out to students. Each student is given a 'Welcome Pack' on date of arrival. Th

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Silverfox
05/01/2018 16:32

Registering CCJs - automatic?
Hello, My tenants have finally been evicted, but I was wondering whether the CCJ was autom

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Shaheen
04/01/2018 17:01

Wishing you all a lovely Christmas
Just wanted to say I hope you all have a lovely Christmas, raise a glass to those that are not he

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elbowe
04/01/2018 16:20

Possession Order on Commercial Property
Hi, we have a situation whereby we have a Commercial Tenant who we are trying to evict for rent a

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DPT
03/01/2018 22:34

Tenant not paying Utility charges
One of our tenants have stopped paying heating and water charges. The supply is communal. The ene

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Rentman
03/01/2018 14:22

Deposit insurance
I'm already a RLA member but starting a Ltd company to invest in property do I have to also j

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Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
03/01/2018 09:24

PPI
Happy new year to all. I am curious, has any member been successful in claiming PPI considering

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elbowe
31/12/2017 12:44

Assured Vs Regulate Tenancy and roll on position
Hi all, We have a tenant who was on an AST but this was for a year and we just allowed it

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Modge
30/12/2017 22:28

EPC Renewal Process
A while back I bought a property that had an old EPC. I got a new boiler, new windows, loft insul

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Shaheen
30/12/2017 19:05

Fire Risk Assessment - Apartment Doors
Hi Colleagues, Fire Risk Assessment - Apartment Doors 2 Bed Flat - Block Managed, a

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DPT
29/12/2017 10:00

Deposit submitted late to DPS,
I have a tenant in Wales who is not paying his rent and I wish to end the tenancy. The problem th

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elbowe
28/12/2017 10:52

Fire Risk Assesment
Hi, Does anyone know who needs to carry out a Fire Risk Assesment? I have an HMO, Do i need to hi

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Maureen_539
25/12/2017 13:16

RPI Article
Some time ago I read an article in RPI which included a section on want one landlord had written

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Maureen_539
21/12/2017 17:54

Freehold Management Agreement
Does anyone have or can point me in the direction of a Freehold Management Agreement whereby we a

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elbowe
21/12/2017 15:59

What to do if EPC Below E in a new flat?.
We have a couple of flats in a converted Grade II building which were bought in the last 10 years

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Paa
19/12/2017 23:07

Fire Risk Assesment
Hi Members, who is legally allowed to carry out the Fire Risk Assesment? Do i need to book someon

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DPT
19/12/2017 16:19

Cost of Electrical work
I think this topic has been covered here before but I could not find the discussion so apologies

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Dave
18/12/2017 21:50

NEED TO STOP OPEN BANKING
Dear All On an HMO facebook page the following was posted: "Are you aware of th

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Mrs C
18/12/2017 10:44

Vat
The council want to rent one of my flats on a day to day basis, but they want me to be VAT regist

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Mrs C
18/12/2017 10:38

Liverpool Landlord Licensing
Hi, I have recently had my first inspection from the council for one of my Licenced properties in

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DPT
15/12/2017 14:57

Phone line
We have bought a small development of 4 mews properties. it has come to light that the developers

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elbowe
13/12/2017 14:27

Tenant moving out inspection process
Hello, I have a tenant moving out at the end of this month. They have a deposit secured in

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Views: 630
DPT
12/12/2017 12:49

Bulk Utility Deals - Gas/Electricity
I have a portfolio of 45 HMO's and we have to pay all the utilities. Could anyone recommend

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Views: 624
theartfullodger_626
12/12/2017 09:12

No Gas since 2012 but EDF suing for 27 pence per day since
Recently purchased a studio apartment from client. Gas was disconnected in 2012 on the instruct

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Maureen_539
10/12/2017 17:52

Council provides Deposit how to protect
I am about to received the whole deposit via my agent from the council. Its for some new tenants

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PJ
09/12/2017 20:05

Bacteria lurking in the water tank!
Although strictly speaking not relevant to this forum I would appreciate your advice on the follo

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Views: 689
Maureen_539
09/12/2017 15:01

Tim
Until RLA produce there own?? Can anyone recommend a dedicated photo storage smartphone app suita

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Views: 871
Shaheen
09/12/2017 08:09

Cleaning charges
I asked a local cleaner to give me prices or a rough idea of costs to clean various sized apartme

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Views: 816
Feline
08/12/2017 18:39

Illegal eviction complaint
I recently received a letter from the Council, informing me that one of my previous tenants has a

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Feline
08/12/2017 18:11

Disagreements with tenant over works
Hi All, after some advice on how to manage a difficult relationship with my tenants. Te

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Views: 716
Paa
06/12/2017 23:54

Woking - Selective Licensing
I feel like I'm fighting a lone battle against Woking's Selective Licensing Scheme where

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Jeremy
06/12/2017 14:11

Sadly one of our tenants has passed away.
Earlier this year we had a young family move into the house. They were partners with two young ch

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Paa
02/12/2017 11:30
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