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Tenants moving out. Repairs, maintenance and cleaning during lockdown
The context: Our tenants who arranged to move out to a new part of London

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lady in red
29/03/2020 12:14

Cracked Bathroom Tile
Hi all, I've had my tenant contact me about 2 cracked floor tiles in the bathroom of t

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27/03/2020 18:28

shared HMO weekly house cleaning I have two 4 bed shared houses, that I rent out individua

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27/03/2020 18:26

Rubbish in Tenant's Room
It has been brought to my attention that one of the tenants in my HMO property has been storing t

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RLA Advice Line
27/03/2020 17:13

Coronavirus and communal works
I was about to engage a contractor to carry out a 4 week job painting and decorating the interior

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Advice Line Team Leader
24/03/2020 11:13

Confused by electrics plans
Having read the proposed legislation regarding 5 year testing (which is a good thing), I notice t

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21/03/2020 20:49

Reasonable time
Can you please advise what is the legal reasonable time a landlord has to fix a boiler, some advi

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Advise please
19/03/2020 07:23

Reasonable time to fix a boiler
Hi Can you please tell me what is a reasonable time to fix a boiler, I have heard anything from 2

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18/03/2020 10:36

New window but no Fensa cert, could this cause problems?
I'll try and cut a very long story short to get to the point! Our tenant was refusing

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15/03/2020 22:13

Repair request that didn't need repair
Good morning, Could you please advise on the following situation: Our tenant reques

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14/03/2020 10:57

Best Electric Heating for a good EPC
The Tenant has notified me the Storage Heater is not working in a Electric only premises and if I

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Heater beater
13/03/2020 14:47

Property management companies
Hi All, A property management company recently took over block management responsibilities

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10/03/2020 11:26

Under the new 5 year EICR requirements does the 5 yearly report need to list and specify the con

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09/03/2020 14:26

Hi All, I have a building and approximately 5 flats in it. I have an electricity suppli

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07/03/2020 22:31

Messy Tenant
Hi, I have a tenant that has been no trouble, 6 month check was fine. the 12 month check w

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07/03/2020 00:19

A couple of my properties suffer from condensation. Tenants do not use the extractor fans and Deh

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05/03/2020 17:22

Gas Safety Certificate Expiry
Hi, please can anyone tell me how much leeway there is with regards to renewing a gas safety cert

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05/03/2020 15:59

Sec 20 consultation notices
Where each leaseholder in a block of flats owns a share in the company that is responsible under

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RLA Advice Line
03/03/2020 12:36

Electrical safety
Hi I know this issue of electrical safety is quite current atm. I had my electrics tested

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02/03/2020 18:23

Service charges
Hi, I need to service a section 20 notice for works. Do you have a precedent I can use?

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RLA Advice Line
28/02/2020 15:34

Smoke Alarms
Hello If a tenant has taken out smoke alarms, must the landlord replace them or should the

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20/02/2020 10:45

A property that I rent out has a build up of mould in the bathroom and main bedroom cupboard. The

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19/02/2020 13:20

Hi I wonder if anyone can help? My tenant removed the cooker I supplied and replaced with their o

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17/02/2020 15:07

Installing air source heat pump to benefit from Renewable Heat Incentive payments
I am curious to know if anyone has done this. I am renovating a small 3 bedroom property and part

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13/02/2020 15:49

Electrical fixed wiring certificates
Hi I understand all new tenancies from July 2020 will require a EICR and existing tenancies wi

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13/02/2020 08:05

Hi all. One of our very excellent tenants, who has been in the property for a few years, h

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Teg's Dad
11/02/2020 20:13

pat testing
hi we are being asked by are agents to have our intergrated appliances pat tested. I thoug

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10/02/2020 09:13

Damaged Locks
Hello, My question is who is responsible for replacing damaged locks caused by a burglary.Land

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RLA Advice Line
10/02/2020 09:12

Smoke Alarms Query
Is the landlord responsible for changing a smoke alarm mid-tenancy in a case where the battery ca

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09/02/2020 18:17

PAT testing
I understand that 5 yearly electrical safety tests come in for new tenancies this July and for al

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09/02/2020 16:13

Maintenance issue
I manage a large 27 room HMO. The top floor has 6 rooms, all with en-suites. 4 of which need main

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Andy A
06/02/2020 16:34

Replacement carpets
Hi all. We want to replace the carpets in one of our properties when the tenant moves out in a

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Mrs M.
31/01/2020 13:59

minor damage to property
Hi, Our tenant has ripped the kitchen pantry door off the hinges or we think her son has b

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29/01/2020 14:57

Insurance for flat fixings
Hi I am going to have works done on the boiler and heating, including installation of a ne

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24/01/2020 13:06

Condensation and other
Hello We have recently had a survey done across three flats in the block, one of which we

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16/01/2020 22:14

What to refund tenants after 19 days of messy rewiring?
Hi, experienced advice appreciated regarding how to cost financially compensating tenants who wer

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16/01/2020 00:54

Hello do EPC certificates need renewing periodically please?

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RLA Advice Line
14/01/2020 09:21

White goods
Hi, the tenant just rang up to say the fridge/freezer is making banging sounds and can we send so

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12/01/2020 20:24

Blocked Sewer
The sewer has backed up on one of our rental properties. We will deal with it and pay for the dr

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Simon Lazare
11/01/2020 06:44

Mr Roy Farrant
I am landlord of a first floor maisonette. I am not the freeholder. The external electric

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RLA Advice Line
10/01/2020 15:11
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