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Is this landlords responsibility
Hi, My tenant is asking for a broken toilet handle and seat to be repaired/replaced. Is this

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Maureen_539
27/09/2018 22:47

Tenant Dismay - Smart Meter Letter
Hi there My tenant emailed me in distress about a letter requesting access to change the gas

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theartfullodger_626
26/09/2018 20:03

damp work room at a time?
I have a 2 bed terraced house with minor damp problems. In 2 areas there is fuzzy plasterwork ab

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Views: 266
nicest landlord
26/09/2018 09:10

Damage liability
Iíve instructed a workman to carry out repairs / maintenance in a property that Iím renting out a

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elbowe
25/09/2018 08:28

electrician
The landlord wants to replace the extractor fan in the bathroom . Does it have to be a qualified

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Views: 284
Harper
24/09/2018 18:21

Whos responsible for cleaning blocked gutters
Whos responsible for cleaning blocked gutters? Landlord or Tenant ?

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Chris Bingham
22/09/2018 15:38

move thermostat?
A tenant has complained that the heating thermostat does not work properly because it is sighted

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nicest landlord
19/09/2018 14:02

Insurance, just take it or DPS dispute.
Hi fellow landlords, Just wondering if anyone has been through anything like this and may

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Views: 288
DPT
19/09/2018 13:24

gas certification
I have a tenant who despite many letters refuses to let us in to the our property to carry out se

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Views: 350
__chris__
17/09/2018 17:15

Bathroom Maintenance - Deductible or not
Hi All, If a tenant needs maintenance work carried out to a bathroom involving work to the

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Views: 333
Alan
12/09/2018 19:21

Tenant emergency plumber
Hi, I have new tenants who have recently moved in to one of my properties. Overnight a pipe leadi

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Maureen_539
12/09/2018 06:02

Tenant Left Garage Full May 2018
Afternoon. I understand that if a tenant leaves possessions behind in a property the landlord ca

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Views: 276
Chris Bingham
08/09/2018 06:42

Fire alarm and emergency lighting tests
Hi I have a 5 bed hmo which has a Grade A LD2 fire alarm system. I carry out weekly checks on

Replies: 3
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Landlord Advice Team
06/09/2018 12:41

Cost effective method for rear garden/yard
Hi all I am in the process of refurbishing a property that i have just recently purchased.

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David.
04/09/2018 17:01

Tenant requests removal of bath and shower cubicle installed
Ive had a tenant for 6 years who is starting to find it difficult to get in the bath ( shower is

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Landlord Advice Team
28/08/2018 09:44

Window safety
Our tenants has requested we install a safety limiter on their bedroom with of their 6th floor ap

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LLO
22/08/2018 13:21

Curious to see what others would have done in this situation
Hi, I wanted to ask what others would have done in this instance. My tenant called to say the el

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Views: 427
elbowe
18/08/2018 11:20

wasp nests
Would you say wasp nests are tenant or landlords responsibility?

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Views: 330
Harper
16/08/2018 22:05

House alarm has been triggered
Hi all, Seeking a bit of friendly advice from you lovely people. I went to see a tenant th

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P_A_
15/08/2018 18:47

Ivy from neighbours garden coming into my garden
I have two properties which have become overrun from neighbours garden. I need to deal with it no

Replies: 4
Views: 294
Jane Lo
14/08/2018 18:40

Asbestos
I have recently bought an investment residential property. 2 bed terrace. NOT HMO. We are current

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Views: 270
DPT
06/08/2018 17:26

Tenant Threatening to Withhold Rent for Repairs
Dear Sirs, One of our tenants has been unable to use our property's electric oven (for

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Jen & wayne
29/07/2018 06:41

Door lovks
Hi All, My tenant broke the lock on the patio doors. Iíve had a couple of locksmiths our and i

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Ethan's Nan
27/07/2018 20:16

Electrical safety checks
Does the 5 yearly electrical safety checks start from now? If so if I have not had one in the pas

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Landlord Advice Team
27/07/2018 10:15

Electric testing
Did I read somewhere that it is now a legal requirement to have the electric tested every 5 years

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Harper
26/07/2018 12:15

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

Replies: 4
Views: 375
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: 382
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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Views: 341
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: 368
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: 393
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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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

Replies: 4
Views: 365
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

Replies: 6
Views: 431
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

Replies: 12
Views: 465
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

Replies: 17
Views: 442
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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Views: 394
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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Views: 467
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: 473
Jane Lo
11/05/2018 07:11
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