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Window Locks
Hi, This has partly been covered in a similar topic, but I was looking for a more specific

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DPT
22/07/2018 09:34

Window restrictors
Situation is, Ground, first and second floor self contained flats all windows are escape windo

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Frank
20/07/2018 23:01

Replacing windows
Apologies I think this topic has been covered here already and I should have read about it at the

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john_541
19/07/2018 12:41

Tenant doing their own wiring modifications?
Hi, I have recently completed a regular inspection on one of my properties and found that the

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Views: 333
DPT
18/07/2018 22:38

Council List of repairs
Good morning I have a tenant from Nigeria in a two bed back to back terrace house. She has recent

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Dazof
27/06/2018 15:17

Mr
Hi, Please can someone let me know the legal timescale to action a repair to a house without

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Views: 328
DPT
20/06/2018 13:08

Is there a law that states that landlord must provide cleaner service in HMO flat/house?
Good day to all, Can someone please share if there is a law (mandatory) to provide a clean

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Views: 353
Harper
20/06/2018 12:59

Where do I find a suitable building/maintenance contractor?
Hi, I received a notice for intentions of proposed qualifying works for my Converted Victorian ho

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Views: 333
Harper
15/06/2018 10:25

Damage to Tenant's Property
Hi a leak through bedroom ceiling has resulted in damage to tenant's laptop and possibly othe

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theartfullodger_626
01/06/2018 15:21

Can this type of repair work be offset against tax relief?
Morning, We are currently working on a property that we rent out. We are considering changing

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Views: 390
Filey2lakeside
29/05/2018 11:20

Am I responsible for putting up curtain poles in an unfurnished property after tenant has moved in
I rented a property to a lady in 2016. The property was unfurnished apart from carpets & floor c

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Views: 417
Maureen_539
26/05/2018 00:42

What actually constitutes an emergency repair
Hi, My tenant phoned me last night at 19:10 saying the boiler had stopped working and she

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Views: 400
DMac
23/05/2018 15:49

management fees
I have a number of flats in town houses in Cheltenham and a couple individual units, how much is

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Landlord Advice Team
15/05/2018 11:51

Supplying Bins
We live in an age where there seems to be a black amrket for wheeleie bins and they often go walk

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Maureen_539
14/05/2018 13:49

shared water supply
Hi Could i ask for advice about a shared water supply. I own and rent out a terraced house which

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ZTA
11/05/2018 14:58

Pests
My tenants have just told me they have carpet moth in a room they keep 2 guinea pigs in. They hav

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Views: 423
Jane Lo
11/05/2018 07:11

Electrical safety certificate and downlights
I have had regular electrical safety certificates done and the property always passed fine. This

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ZTA
08/05/2018 15:58

post tenancy inspection
hello... is it worth having a post tenancy inspection report carried out by a third party... woul

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Views: 408
Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS)
08/05/2018 11:39

External doors.
My tenants have been in the house for over 6 months now, I have just renewed their tenancy agreem

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Views: 794
ZTA
01/05/2018 11:28

Problem with boiler installation
Hello, I have a query re a new boiler I had fitted in a property in December. The plumber is a

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Views: 331
ZTA
30/04/2018 12:29

Condensation issues - advice on ventilation options please!
Hi all, I am having issues with the bathroom in an HMO where I have 4 girls who seem to co

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Maureen_539
26/04/2018 14:43

Rules on access to flues for boilers
Dear RLA I own 3 flats and the lower ground flat has just failed its GSC as there was no a

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Dwalsh
23/04/2018 17:59

Duty of Care
Hello everyone, I need a boiler replacing in an upper floor flat and the external flue on the gab

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Landlord Advice Team
17/04/2018 13:11

Smoke alarm HMO cat D
Hi. Upon submitting my application for Additional License under my LA request for a small none ma

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DPT
12/04/2018 18:39

Testing of smoke/carbon Monoxide alarms
Can anyone advise if the legal requirement for testing an alarm is working is satisfied by simply

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Maureen_539
11/04/2018 17:40

Management Company misbehaving??
Hello I did strike a good rapport with the (block of flats) management company who were attent

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Views: 659
Ooya-san
07/04/2018 12:41

Getting Lambeth Council to repair leaking pipes
Hi, having ongoing problem with leaking pipes. I am the leaseholder (and landlord). Lambeth Counc

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Views: 468
john_541
03/04/2018 16:13

Elecsa Replacement Electrical safety certificates
Hi, Looking at the new proposed government legislation on electrical safety reports, I

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Views: 577
Jen & wayne
01/04/2018 17:04

electrical checks
hi - what are the requirements for electrical checks in between tenancies on an HMO flat in Wales

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Views: 551
Landlord Advice Team
29/03/2018 14:43

EPC
Hi all ....what is the rule on when you have to have your EPC rating done again, I have it for my

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Views: 662
LLO
27/03/2018 11:38

Legionella - Hot water temperatures
The RLA's & HSE guidelines state that water must leave taps at 50 degrees temperature after b

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Views: 642
Chris Bingham
26/03/2018 15:43

Maintenance responsibility of communal Letter boxes
Hello I am a leaseholder to a purpose build flat. I rent the flat out to tenants. The buil

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Views: 531
lady in red
20/03/2018 11:34

Routine Inspections
How often are inspections allowed/considered reasonable? (Tenancy contract just says tenants need

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Views: 552
Hythe man
19/03/2018 16:27

Picky tenant, expensive letting agency response!,
The new tenants in my flat are extremely demanding and seem to finds problems that need fixing al

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Views: 618
Landlord Advice Team
16/03/2018 10:23

Refurbishment Help
I'm refurbishing a property completely. My plan is 1- Rewire electrics (Done)

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Views: 542
A14
08/03/2018 14:18

Evicting tenant for building works
I rent out an old house to the same tenant for about 6 years. There are a number of cracks in the

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Views: 571
john_541
08/03/2018 14:15

boiler cover
I was wondering if you could recommend a good boiler cover for landlords. With this extremely col

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Dwalsh
08/03/2018 13:21

Tennant has used his own repair agent
Good Afternoon, I have just received a call from our tenant saying that he has had a burst

Replies: 9
Views: 655
Dwalsh
07/03/2018 15:32

Loss assessor recommendation please for smaller landlord claims
Hi there. All the loss assessors say my claim is too small. Had an escape of water from the bathr

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Views: 445
TrudyS
07/03/2018 13:28

Loss assessor recommendation please for smaller landlord claims
Hi there. All the loss assessors say my claim is too small. Had an escape of water from the bathr

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Views: 512
TrudyS
07/03/2018 13:28

Mice reported in property
My tenants have reported mice in the property (terraced house with garden). They have been there

Replies: 4
Views: 528
Landlord Advice Team
07/03/2018 09:44
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