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Tenant now says that their deposit was a loan and claiming from Local Authority Relief Fund ?
This may be a well covered topic already, but as I am a new landlord this one has surprised me.

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elbowe
27/06/2014 10:44

TENANT CLAIM ELECTRIC & GAS CREDIT FROM METERS
Hi my tenant left leaving a credit in the meters for £12.60 of gas and £15.35. Is the ten

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Mark1961
25/06/2014 11:19

Postal rule
If you send out letters to your tenant i.e letter giving notice of inspection. Are they d

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elbowe
24/06/2014 14:36

private message system
hi John Is it possible to have a private message system? you could put an icon besi

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elbowe
24/06/2014 14:03

increasing the deposit
Does anyone know if I can request more deposit from one month's rent to two months rent equivale

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Mariellee
24/06/2014 01:26

Tenancy agreement
Hi Does anyone know if I can start a new tenancy agreement with my tenant. The letting agent w

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Harper
22/06/2014 15:48

Friday Fun
I'm interested to know why our Forum goes dead on a Friday - if you read this just reply to your

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Silverfox
21/06/2014 12:46

out of interest - anybody renewed a flats LEASE recently?
I'd be interested in asking a question on some docs I have. Also approaching LEASE about it when

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elbowe
20/06/2014 14:34

Do you legally need a communal room?
We have a house with students in. Someone who works at the university would like to live in this ho

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Harper
18/06/2014 10:51

New Landlord - House Rules?
Hi, I'm soon to become a new landlord and think I have worked through most of the documentation

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Siān (RLA Marketing team)
16/06/2014 11:54

Rent Guarantee and Rent To Remt
I have been thinking about rent to rent and rent guarantee setup over the last few days again

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elbowe
16/06/2014 11:01

RLA Inventory form is rubbish
As above. I have just tried to use - there is not enough space to write comprehensive details o

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elbowe
16/06/2014 09:15

Deposit in instalments
I have just signed up new tenants and have agreed to permit the deposit to be paid in weekly instalm

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Harper
15/06/2014 22:40

Mortgage express
ME have informed me that if I was to sell a property mortgaged by them, they are entitled to any pro

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RLA Mortgages/3mc
10/06/2014 21:26

Mould on shower ceiling
Have small shower cubicle for tenants which has extractor linked to light switch. Tenant has to

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Views: 1,256
elbowe
09/06/2014 15:51

Scam to steal our post
This is not just a Landlord problem ,but I thought I would warn you of what is happening in our part

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Harper
06/06/2014 12:14

The London Badge is Here
Hi All, Monday 26th May 2014 saw the launch of the London Rental Standard and RLAAS (The

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JohnH
05/06/2014 13:13

Landlord has to pay the council tax after tenant moved out but cannot relet
Had a tenant give notice, good tenant nearly 4 years in property. Asked for and got a reference for

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Harper
04/06/2014 18:21

Advice Please on Periodic Tenancies and Notice Periods
Can anyone advise on this please? I have a tenant who is now on a periodic tenancy and he wants to g

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Michael Tuck Lettings
02/06/2014 16:09

Tenants to provide washer/dryer in Studio
Will very soon be letting large self contained studio with no garden. I am letting it out

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Harper
02/06/2014 09:23

New beds
Hi all, can anyone recommend a good supplier for new beds.

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Janee
31/05/2014 21:29

Fire and CO detection
A little while ago some healthy banter around smoke and fire detection took place here >>

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CCRacer
31/05/2014 10:01

DPS Deposit re issue date for new AST,current tenants
Just making sure Doing new AST for current tenant couple starting August We ar

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Harper
30/05/2014 18:02

IS a "holding deposit" illegal?
My agent has found another tenant for my property, tenancy to start in one months time. Prospective

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Harper
30/05/2014 13:26

Tenancy has gone over 5 years
Hi. My tenant was on a 6 month ast from November 2008. Since then he reverted to a periodic tenancy

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elbowe
30/05/2014 10:49

Changing Moving Advert
Please could you update the out of date advert re Landlord Investment Show by removing current one a

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Harper
29/05/2014 16:15

Guarantor paperwork
Can anyone confirm the order of completing all the guarantor paper work so it tighs in with the AST

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LLO
29/05/2014 11:10

Forum's broken for me! I can only post PHP errors, by the looks of things?
PHP Warning: preg_replace(): Unknown modifier '/' in C:\Inetpub\vhosts\rla.org.uk\httpdocs\forums\r

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uusseerr
28/05/2014 14:15

private sector leasing
I am a letting agent (family based) and want to take on a lease with a landlord for min 1 year to th

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mo_523
25/05/2014 17:54

Testing
Hi, Not sure if this works or not.

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MK0053
25/05/2014 12:28

Shower Doors leaking
Any recommendations for companies that can come and fix or spare parts suppliers appreciated . The s

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Neel
23/05/2014 19:31

Do you have happy tenants ?
Just before I leave the office for the bank holiday, thought I'd leave you all with this.

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JohnH
23/05/2014 12:22

Utility Bills
I have a HMO with 5 tenants, who share bills 5 ways. Each tenant takes on a bill under their name.

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Sgray
22/05/2014 21:29

agency to buy debts left by tenants.
Does anyone have any experience, or knowledge of any firms who will buy debts left by tenants, who h

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Views: 1,030
JohnH
21/05/2014 23:55

PROPERTY ABANDONED. LEFT FULL OF FURNITURE, RUBBISH & BELONGINGS
After one missed rent I contacted tenant to no avail then sent a letter, no response. I went around

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Silverfox
20/05/2014 13:31

Criminal damage
A friend called last night. They have CCTV of their tenants (housing benefit) son (10 yea

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LLO
20/05/2014 12:33

Forum Avatars
Hi The upload of personalised avatars is will not be possible during this week while the

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Harper
19/05/2014 11:26

Service charges & property rent, as one or best seperated for housing benefit??
I have a one bedroom flat within a block of simular premise. The new tenant is to claim housing bene

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Harper
17/05/2014 07:43

Confirming an ex-tenant's new address?
I have a judgement against a tenant and I'm chasing down for just under 6 month's rent.

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justdoitviv
16/05/2014 23:23

verbal agreement to large maintenance work being carried out, now tennant has gone back on word
My tenant's contract ends at the end of August. We wish to sell the house. We asked two months

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Member
16/05/2014 19:11

6 month Break Clause ith 2 months notice eitherway is that legal?
I have inherited an AST with a Break Clause Applicable after 6 months of tenancy width, 2 months not

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Ray D
16/05/2014 17:16
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