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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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Views: 496
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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Views: 521
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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Views: 643
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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Views: 619
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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Views: 614
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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Views: 560
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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Views: 680
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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Views: 630
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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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: 578
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

Bathroom fitters
Hi, Can anyone recommend a good bathroom fitter in Hillingdon/Harrow area. Thanks

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Megan
20/02/2017 08:46

Do CO alarms have to be linked to the smoke alarms?
hello. new member here just checking.... i dont think they do, but do CO alarms going i

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Harper
14/02/2017 22:31

Solution for rising damp
Hello Anybody who have come across 2 Damp solution companies run by two brothers; Smart Dry an

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Views: 518
elbowe
14/02/2017 11:05

Electric cooker kitchen planning
Hi I have a tenant moving out of a property after 12 years.. The kitchen contains a free standing

Replies: 4
Views: 449
Maureen_539
14/02/2017 01:52

Call outs
Can you let me know who is responsible to attend call outs at the property I.e washing machine re

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Views: 432
Landlord Advice Team
08/02/2017 09:43

Mould query
Good afternoon, If we let out our property with no sign of mould (i.e no damp damage to wi

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Views: 462
Symone
06/02/2017 15:23

Boiler leaking - property above
I have a two bed flat, block managed by Management Co, I have an issue with the flat directly abo

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Views: 485
ZTA
02/02/2017 13:45

Electrics, Plumbing and white goods insurance
Up to now I have paid annually to have a British Gas Homecare policy to cover electrics, plumbing

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Views: 859
laviniateresa
29/01/2017 17:16

Inspection of Property
Hi. Our tenant (single mother with 2 children) is due to leave the property at the end of June, w

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Views: 491
DPT
18/01/2017 23:19

Smoke Alarms
Hello - I've been told by my letting agents that the smoke detectors I have installed (and wh

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Views: 482
ABC Landlord
17/01/2017 15:00

Water Leak
A neighbour's cistern overflow is pouring out into a shared passageway. He says it is my res

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Views: 500
Landlord Advice Team
16/01/2017 10:45

Letting Agents Responsibility
I have a terraced house in which all of the houses have a kitchen/bathroom extention, the walls o

Replies: 4
Views: 485
davebray
05/01/2017 18:28

Filling loop
Is it reasonable to expect a tenant to repressurise a boiler via the filling loop when the pressu

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Views: 889
Harper
22/12/2016 20:28

maintenanec of electric water heater unvented
I have HEATRAE SADIA Multipoint 50 water heaters in 2 of the flats I rent out and am struggling

Replies: 4
Views: 692
rush1
19/12/2016 21:54

Gas Safety Inspections Continued
I forgot to add that because of their not turning up when previously arranged this happened sever

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SAFC
19/12/2016 20:52

Gas Safety Inspections
I have been very badly let down by a Gas Engineer Company. They three times failed to turn up whe

Replies: 1
Views: 443
Landlord Advice Team
19/12/2016 16:30

Moths and carpets
I've recently discovered that we've had moths eating away at the carpet in my rental prop

Replies: 1
Views: 467
Maureen_539
15/12/2016 09:28
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