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Responsibility for smashed front door
Troublesome HB tenant, in arrears and Court date for Possession set for 12 October last night

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DPT
07/09/2016 09:59

TENENT HAS VACATED, BUT LEFT SOME PROPERTY AND NOT RESPONDING TO CONTACTS.
My tenant vacated my property 02/09/2016...was due to leave on 27/08/16 after providing one month

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Views: 438
Landlord Advice Team
06/09/2016 09:00

Electric sockets U/S after tenant's faulty appliance. Who is liable for Electrician's charge?
Tenant advised all sockets U/S [except oven/extractor] after they tried using their blender. Afte

Replies: 12
Views: 418
martin_451
06/09/2016 06:43

Tree and/or roots affecting Neighbour
We have a tree in our garden and the neighbour claims that it is damaging his drains and house.

Replies: 6
Views: 391
Landlord Advice Team
02/09/2016 13:36

Leaking soil pipe into neighbouring garden
I am the landlord of a mid terrace property that has a soil pipe running down the outside. The n

Replies: 3
Views: 385
Al2016
02/09/2016 11:12

Deposit return to sharers
One of my property tenants 4 sharers moved out at the end of the tenancy. I would like to return

Replies: 6
Views: 349
nicest landlord
30/08/2016 12:12

Break-in damage to door
A tenant in my flat reported a bugler had damaged a door to a store room with a sledgehammer and

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Views: 588
nicest landlord
25/08/2016 19:32

Maintenance issue
A tenant has requested an internal door between the lounge and kitchen as they believe this is a

Replies: 3
Views: 390
Maureen_539
21/08/2016 01:28

Tenant or Landlord responsible
Hi guys, My tenant emailed me to say he had returned from holiday and there was no water to th

Replies: 2
Views: 427
elbowe
19/08/2016 16:40

Stolen Gas Pipes
We have a HMO that has the gas pipes to the side of the property. We have just found out that so

Replies: 2
Views: 407
Maureen_539
17/08/2016 15:25

Changes to requirements for smoke alarms?
I've just been reading the LACORS guide and was surprised to see in paras 22 and 34 that in a re

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Views: 528
DPT
05/08/2016 23:37

Property legally fit to let
Have you a digest or compendium, paper form if possible, giving the requirements for a property t

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Views: 380
theartfullodger_626
05/08/2016 10:23

New bathroom installation
Dear Sir Can you tell me if I need a risk assessment in order to have a new bathroom installed

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Views: 474
Sugs
31/07/2016 00:04

Do I need a fire door on my flats?
I have a 2 bedroom terrace house which has been 2 flats for many years. Each flat has its own fro

Replies: 3
Views: 349
fenno
14/07/2016 18:35

Removing the bath
This is not a legal question so please let me know if it's inappropriate. I have an elderly tena

Replies: 3
Views: 331
Landlord Advice Team
12/07/2016 17:29

Gas Safety
I understand that a landlord has a grace period on expiry of a gas certificate to obatin a new certi

Replies: 7
Views: 385
Landlord Advice Team
12/07/2016 14:09

Broken glass to French door
Hello, My tenant has informed me that the French door window has sponteously cracked, while eve

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Views: 508
JK
07/07/2016 14:43

Repair charge
The flat above caused water damaged to the building and my flat, it took more than 10months to repai

Replies: 4
Views: 332
Jason
06/07/2016 16:55

Cooker gas saftey
I had a gas saftey check today on the boiler, gas cooker and gas pipes in a shed, however upon recei

Replies: 1
Views: 453
Jane Lo
25/06/2016 11:52

Electric Certs, legal requirement?
Hello My agent has just told me that she needs electrics certificates for all 7 of my pro

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Views: 771
DPT
10/06/2016 23:02

White goods
If we provide a tenant with white goods such as fridge, freezer, washing machine, dryer, etc. and th

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Views: 405
Jane Lo
10/06/2016 10:35

Replacing a broken gas fire with electric
Hi We have just one property rented out and the gas safety inspection this year uncovered

Replies: 4
Views: 366
JMH
28/05/2016 18:11

As-built thermal calculations and water efficiency calculations
I have taken on an almost finished property conversion from house into 3 self contained flats. Build

Replies: 3
Views: 318
Member 1
19/05/2016 16:28

Who's insurance?
Due to a fault with a boiler in a rental, water was coming out of the external overflow pipe and run

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Views: 408
elbowe
17/05/2016 09:56

CDM
We are landlords for small domestic properties. Following an article in the RLA magazine I have

Replies: 4
Views: 336
Landlord Advice Team
16/05/2016 09:15

Advice re good paying tenant v terrible standards of cleaning and care
Tenant in situ coming up for three years. My issue is with the way they live and the effect on the

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Views: 514
Maureen_539
07/05/2016 20:31

Repairs
I rent property to tenant on housing benefit, the council viewed flat yesterday and said following n

Replies: 2
Views: 394
Hythe man
03/05/2016 12:17

Condensation
Good afternoon. Can anyone advise me on the best solution in dealing with condensation in a bed

Replies: 7
Views: 563
nicest landlord
26/04/2016 13:11

windows smashed
My tenant has had a fall out with someone living in her street, the person she has fallen out with s

Replies: 5
Views: 380
elbowe
22/04/2016 17:13

Service charge
I over paid on my service charge to the managing company thinking the following year they will deduc

Replies: 5
Views: 339
Landlord Advice Team
19/04/2016 15:29

How to deal with management dispute among co-owners of a freehold
I bought a flat, which came with 25% of the freehold. No management company, no managing agents, jus

Replies: 4
Views: 313
Marcus Read
19/04/2016 13:05

Re decorating
My tenants have asked for the 3 bed house to be redecorated. It was totally refurbished prior to the

Replies: 7
Views: 465
Hythe man
08/04/2016 12:00

garden fence
Looking from the street at my property the fence on the right hand side needs fixing who's respo

Replies: 6
Views: 403
Lloyd
03/04/2016 10:16

Tenant Subletting and property repair
Hi, My tenant is behind with their rent and I've served a s8 for rounds 8,10 and 11.

Replies: 1
Views: 338
Member 1
28/03/2016 12:46

Neighboring Property maintenance issues
Good Afternoon, I am currently letting a mid terrace property which has started suffering

Replies: 3
Views: 432
Hythe man
23/03/2016 08:55

Shower not been fixed for a month
Hi there, I was wondering if you could advise. Myself and my housemate live in a big hou

Replies: 2
Views: 409
Maureen_539
22/03/2016 19:31

Broken pattress box / payment question
Hi Our tenants have broken the pattress box behind one double socket. We use an agent and

Replies: 1
Views: 402
Dave
19/03/2016 19:31

Asbestos and fire risk assessments for communal areas
Hi, I am trying to find out about legislation requirements for asbestos and

Replies: 1
Views: 338
Member 1
17/03/2016 22:11

Water damage to downstairs flat from unknown source
My top floor flat (leasehold) is directly above another flat that reported water damage to ceiling a

Replies: 2
Views: 381
Hythe man
15/03/2016 12:00

Moisture and Condensation reports
Hi, I just wanted to get some advise on if or not we are legally obliged to show a tenant a moisture

Replies: 2
Views: 377
Member 1
13/03/2016 21:33

New tenant damage - best way to go from here...?
Hi All, A new tenant has recently moved into a nice tidy 3 bed terrace. Seemed pleasant e

Replies: 5
Views: 396
Bordercrossing
02/03/2016 20:17
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