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Follow on tenancy
I usually let my tenancies run to monthly periodic. However I now wish to issue new tenancies when t

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Landlord Advice Team
18/02/2014 15:27

Tenant objects to essential maintenance being carried out
I recently asked for a fire safety assessment and the resulting recommendation was for all bedrooms

Replies: 12
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Harper
12/02/2014 19:16

Can I e-mail the Gas Safe Certificate?
Hi, Quite a simple question really, but sometimes simple things aren't always as blac

Replies: 3
Views: 1,805
Harper
11/02/2014 18:07

Smoke Detectors
I am totally confused as to whether I need to fit smoke detectors to a single occupancy 2 bedroomed

Replies: 7
Views: 1,968
CCRacer
09/02/2014 10:39

maintenance
Can I ask tenants to pay for items they break even though the items are eg 10 years old eg kitchen c

Replies: 2
Views: 1,709
CCRacer
09/02/2014 10:01

Problems at property
Tenants have contacted Shelter Cymru who have demanded they be released from their tenancy and their

Replies: 4
Views: 1,800
CCRacer
08/02/2014 21:14

Am i responsible for the tv aerial?
Hi - please could you advise ? My tenant has lost his tv signal (prob due to the high winds moving t

Replies: 1
Views: 1,693
Landlord Advice Team
03/02/2014 16:13

Gaining Entry of property due to overdue CP12
Hello, I have a tenant who we are in the process of applying for a section 21 for the second ti

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Views: 1,835
Landlord Advice Team
29/01/2014 09:03

responsibility for appliance repairs
A landlord wants us to impose a term in new contract which I am not easy with as follows:

Replies: 73
Views: 2,786
ROE
27/01/2014 09:00

locks
My tenant locked herself in her room and then called a locksmith, the most expensive locksmith you c

Replies: 7
Views: 1,868
looplyloo
26/01/2014 08:29

Boiler replacement
Hi, We have a number of properties that we own and manage, we are looking for some guidance on

Replies: 7
Views: 1,699
Rigsby_370
25/01/2014 10:09

Repair access.
I have a tenant who has reported a broken combi boiler. My engineer has attended on twice within the

Replies: 1
Views: 1,811
Jane Lo
20/01/2014 08:36

Damp proofing
Hi, I have a query in regards to payment responsibility There is a damp patch in the basem

Replies: 4
Views: 1,472
Landlord Advice Team
17/01/2014 10:04

Maintenance
I visited my property a few weeks ago, the bathroom door now needs to be lifted if you want to open

Replies: 6
Views: 1,800
how2manage
15/01/2014 14:15

pest control
Hi Do you know who is responsible for the costs of pest control? (Mice) Thanks

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Views: 1,873
elbowe
14/01/2014 20:23

Criminal Damage
our tenant and her biyfriend (not live in) had an argument and he subsequently caused £1200 worth of

Replies: 1
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LLO
14/01/2014 11:26

Condensation problem
I have just refurbished a HMO house and replastered all rooms along with providing a damp proof cour

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Views: 2,362
Member
02/01/2014 11:49

Electrical PAT testing
Hi RLA, Happy New Year to you all! My enquire is regarding the electrical PAT testing that as l

Replies: 1
Views: 1,826
Landlord Advice Team
01/01/2014 09:18

What is the landlord responsible for when a property is flooded?
I have a basement flat occupied by a couple with 2 young children. Due to the storms earlier in the

Replies: 4
Views: 1,729
K&M Portsmouth
27/12/2013 18:16

Cheap Boiler Cover
Don't know if anyone has tried these guys for boiler cover, but I met them up at the Newcastle l

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Views: 1,910
Member
27/12/2013 17:11

On this occasion can we ignore CAB specific request?
Can we do works without sending Citizens Advice Beureaus list first? CAB sent us a letter

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Views: 1,880
ZTA
27/12/2013 10:30

upkeep of property
my tenant is keeping my beautiful property like a tip. I was only able to visit twice as i am abroa

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Karry G
22/12/2013 21:45

Miguel
Less than 2 years ago I had a new condensing boiler fitted at a property. Since then we've had a

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Cherie
22/12/2013 20:05

Back boiler issues /Gas safe issues
I have a back boiler in my rental property which was My own home previously it is a good make servi

Replies: 1
Views: 1,779
ZTA
19/12/2013 13:00

Broken Key
A key that came with the property has just broken off in the lock, so a locksmith will need to be ca

Replies: 7
Views: 1,717
Karry G
13/12/2013 21:44

Empty Unfurnised Property Under Repairs/Renovation & Council Tax
Hello When the last tenant moved out of my property in Greenwich (1 month ago), I decided

Replies: 2
Views: 1,822
Member 1
07/12/2013 01:58

S20 Consultation
We are a RMC of 55 flats and 2 commercial properties and have built up a healthy Sinking Fund over t

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Landlord Advice Team
06/12/2013 14:13

PAT Testing Regularity
PAT TESTING How often is PAT Testing required as a residential landlord. I don't thi

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Richard Thomas
04/12/2013 16:29

Notice served by environmental health
I have a tenant on a shorthold tenancy which has now expired and the section 21 notice was given but

Replies: 1
Views: 1,792
ZTA
03/12/2013 11:52

Insurance query
Hello, my tenant has just informed me that whilst they were out, someone shattered the outside of on

Replies: 2
Views: 1,616
Member
01/12/2013 10:18

Messy Driveway
Hi, I wonder if I could get some advice. I've been asked by my tenant to come and have a look at

Replies: 2
Views: 1,878
Renata
27/11/2013 15:20

how do I limit the central heating controls in a share property
I currently have a house which is usually let out as a whole property. I am in the process of chang

Replies: 3
Views: 1,865
t-man
25/11/2013 14:50

Supplier's Page Reference System?
I have used the supplier’s page on the website frequently. However, recently I used a supplier who w

Replies: 2
Views: 1,773
LLO
25/11/2013 10:58

Landlord enquiry
I am a member of RLA and have paid membership for over two years. I have an enquiry. My m

Replies: 4
Views: 1,773
Karry G
22/11/2013 20:48

access to carry out improvements/maintenance
I would like to carry out minor decorating work in two areas of the house which were damaged by wate

Replies: 5
Views: 1,957
ZTA
22/11/2013 11:35

Gas Safety Certificiate needed?
One of my tenants has recently had a new boiler fitted under the Affordable Warmth scheme and I unde

Replies: 1
Views: 1,874
how2manage
20/11/2013 20:44

Re: can i enter property ?
my tenant rang me to complain about damp being in the property. I I rang tenant last nigh

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Views: 1,787
how2manage
20/11/2013 13:55

Access to carry out repairs
I am currently stuck in the middle of my contractor and tenant. Both accuse the other of being rude

Replies: 3
Views: 1,708
Rigsby_370
19/11/2013 09:54

Garage Door
We have just put a new tenant into a property who has been very picky. He complained that the garag

Replies: 4
Views: 1,767
Member 1
18/11/2013 18:28

Gardening
Please can anyone help. I am trying to find a letter to send to tenant as they are not up

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Views: 2,128
Karry G
17/11/2013 16:36

Blocked toilet
A tenant has complained about a blocked toilet in an u/f house under a standard AST. Is

Replies: 2
Views: 1,610
how2manage
11/11/2013 20:20
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