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Landlord Responsibilities - Bee's Vs Broken Door Handle
We have a property that has been occupied by the same family since 2008 (AST). We received a call

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Harper
16/06/2017 16:33

Renting vs buying white goods
Hi there, I was wondering if any landlords currently rent their white goo

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DPT
05/06/2017 13:40

Free boiler scheme for tenants on benefits
Hello Everyone, Can anyone suggest someone who can install free boilers for tenants on ben

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HL
01/06/2017 11:17

Carpet Moths
We have had a tenant complain about carpet moths. This is a new property approx 3 years old. The

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Maureen_539
30/05/2017 22:34

Responsibility for plumbing damage in leashold
Hello, I own a leasehold flat in a block of flats with a tenant in situ. The downstairs neighbour

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Landlord Advice Team
30/05/2017 10:03

Property Maintenence
I own and let a mid terrace house between two others which are also let and agent managed. The co

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DPT
18/05/2017 22:21

Request for tenancy documents
One of the tenants of a “joint and several” tenancy defaulted on his rental arrears. We therefore

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LLO
15/05/2017 15:35

LNPG - LANDLORD NATIONAL PROPERTY GROUP - IS IT WORTHWHILE? YOUR EXPERIENCE?
Dear all I have just been told about LNPG by a fellow landlord who recommends joining.

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Maureen_539
11/05/2017 11:50

wasps nest who is responsible??
Hi, if a tenant has been in a property since June 2016 they have just discovered a wasps nest fro

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Maureen_539
10/05/2017 20:28

Is there a reason why 'payment for pest control' isn't on the RLA tenancy Agreement
Some time ago when perusing the forums I saw a post from a landlord writing they always added a s

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Harper
08/05/2017 18:38

Blind Cord Safety
Some while ago I saw, on this site, an article about lengths and securing of blind cords. Is it s

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Harper
08/05/2017 18:36

Repair problems
I'd love to hear people's advice on this: We have a 2 bed 2 bath flat which is cur

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Landlord Advice Team
24/04/2017 16:07

Repair problems
I'd love to hear people's advice on this: We have a 2 bed 2 bath flat which is cur

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Landlord Advice Team
24/04/2017 15:43

Is there a new rule regarding window blinds?
I have window blinds in many of my houses with pull cords. Has the law changed regarding fitting

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Harper
20/04/2017 08:20

replacement rendering
Tenant complained about cracks in rendering which we have had to remove and replace. He complain

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Landlord Advice Team
19/04/2017 13:10

managing agents
Flat has penetrating damp through a wall obviously in need of pointing. And cleaning standard

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Landlord Advice Team
18/04/2017 10:46

managing agents
Flat has penetrating damp through a wall obviously in need of pointing. And cleaning standard

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Landlord Advice Team
18/04/2017 10:45

Tenant seeking compensation (rats in loft)
I have been renting a one bed house for approx 8 years. I have never been told of any rat proble

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Trans Am
16/04/2017 21:05

Tenant finding damage or problems when redecorating.
I have had a tenant stripe wallpaper from the living room and they have found (not done by me) th

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build67
14/04/2017 11:36

Bees nest
I have an active bees nest at a rental property. Although i have nbot been aware of this problem

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Jasper Dickinson
12/04/2017 18:35

advice please
Would you kindly confirm who is responsible for repairing a dripping tap, tenant or landlord ?

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Anna Duffell
11/04/2017 09:29

electrical safety cert
For the first time I have to get an electrical safety cert for a house rewired only 7 years ago t

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PJ
10/04/2017 09:57

Flat above mine leaking water
Evening all, Just had a text from a tenant to say that there appears to be water around th

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john_541
09/04/2017 23:09

electric Certs
Hi all. Is there a set timescale where you need to update the electric certs on your tenan

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robchad
29/03/2017 15:07

Garden Wall & Fence - Health and Safety Issue
Hi.When the tenants took on the property, there was only a dwarf wall in situ at the rear of the

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DPT
28/03/2017 11:07

Vaping / using E Cigarettes in the home
Some info for those unsure about how this affects your property. Its a relatively new area for la

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elbowe
27/03/2017 08:44

Would you let your tenants carry out home improvements?
Hi all - recent figures show that 73% of tenants have carried out DIY/home improvements in their

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john_541
23/03/2017 19:04

Utility Use
For about 2 months in the Summer, builders will be upgrading my property. Which Utility firm will

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Maureen_539
20/03/2017 18:54

Kitchens?? Howden, Benchmarx, Stax?
Hi Just wanted to know where you get your kitchens from? Does anyone have experienc

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BBKing
18/03/2017 11:48

Landlord responsibility for blocked toilet
Hi, Anyone know if a Landlord is responsible for blocked toilets?

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Maureen_539
18/03/2017 09:34

Roof Guttering
In my opinion: Housing act 1985 section 11 places responsibility on the landlord to "keep in

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wisc
14/03/2017 14:51

What type of carpet do you use?
Hi all I just wanted to know what type of carpet people use? I am looking for something of

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David.
13/03/2017 16:30

Newbie bravely entering the scary world of landlady!!!
I've just joined the RLA today (hooray)! as I've bought a tiny studio flat to let out and

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Ooya-san
10/03/2017 20:57

toilet blockages
Do you have a letter that tenants can have sent to them in regards to good working of not putting

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smiler jane
10/03/2017 12:59

Carbon monoxide alarm now compulsory?
Had a Landlord boiler certificate done last week and the plumber said it was now law to have a ca

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Landlord Advice Team
10/03/2017 10:58

Legionnaires Risk Assessment
Hi I am carrying out legionnaire risk assessments and the vast majority of cold water tanks d

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Landlord Advice Team
08/03/2017 12:05

Mainteance in block of flats
I own a flat in a purpose built block of flats.I rent to my tenants. I pay service charge and gro

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Views: 501
elbowe
06/03/2017 10:38

Tenant insisting plumber attends when she is home
Tenant txtd to say shower leaking and she has taken the knob off the shower..not sure why, she mo

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Views: 507
murr81
04/03/2017 17:31

block of flats
I own a flat in a purpose built block of flats.I rent to my tenants. I pay service charge and gro

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elbowe
03/03/2017 07:37

Corgi registered plumber
I have had a Corgi registered engineer to do a gas certificate and he says he can not issue a

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Harper
28/02/2017 07:57

Landlord emergency repair cover for HMO's
Hi Is anyone aware of an insurer who will underwrite an emergency repair policy for a mult

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nijjhar
23/02/2017 16:37
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