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Access for repairs, tenant with holding rent etc
Good morning. I am having difficulty gaining access in order to carry out repairs and i wa

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David.
27/06/2017 09:48

Boundary Fence Dispute
We bought the property 4 years ago and the wooden fence was at an angle where the front side of t

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Paa
24/06/2017 18:39

Legionnaires testing and Electrical testing
Can anyone advise me on the regulations around have an Electrical safety check carried out in a f

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DPT
24/06/2017 14:29

Neighbours kitchen vent extracting cooking smells into the garden
A neighbour has their kitchen in an extension and the wall where their cooker is, is also our gar

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Happylandlord
24/06/2017 01:55

Water with high ammonia levels seeping through from neighbouring property saturating bathroom vinyl.
Hi, I've had ongoing damp problems with a basement flat. Had insurance company out las

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Happylandlord
24/06/2017 01:40

Electrical regulations for HMOs
I have just had a 5 year mains wiring inspection on a licensed HMO & the electrician has said all

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wink
22/06/2017 12:16

Furnished accommodation
Good afternoon I am in the process of purchasing a buy to let property with a tenant in si

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theartfullodger_626
17/06/2017 19:02

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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Views: 657
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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Views: 672
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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Views: 950
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: 859
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: 873
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: 1,054
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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Views: 818
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

Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
BBKing
18/03/2017 11:48

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

Replies: 9
Views: 996
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

Replies: 7
Views: 872
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

Replies: 10
Views: 938
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

Replies: 22
Views: 1,031
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

Replies: 5
Views: 1,042
smiler jane
10/03/2017 12:59
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