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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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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: 595
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

Replies: 1
Views: 519
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

Replies: 2
Views: 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

Replies: 3
Views: 620
11/05/2018 14:58

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

Replies: 9
Views: 603
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

Replies: 1
Views: 647
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

Replies: 8
Views: 605
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

Replies: 30
Views: 1,032
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

Replies: 2
Views: 526
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

Replies: 5
Views: 695
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

Replies: 3
Views: 664
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

Replies: 4
Views: 607
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

Replies: 5
Views: 759
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

Replies: 5
Views: 762
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

Replies: 21
Views: 906
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

Replies: 2
Views: 670
03/04/2018 16:13

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

Replies: 6
Views: 937
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

Replies: 2
Views: 730
Landlord Advice Team
29/03/2018 14:43

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

Replies: 21
Views: 915
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

Replies: 5
Views: 898
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

Replies: 6
Views: 764
lady in red
20/03/2018 11:34

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

Replies: 3
Views: 781
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

Replies: 4
Views: 870
Landlord Advice Team
16/03/2018 10:23

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

Replies: 3
Views: 795
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

Replies: 5
Views: 807
08/03/2018 14:15

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

Replies: 5
Views: 955
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: 884
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: 672
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: 734
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: 752
Landlord Advice Team
07/03/2018 09:44

Electrical safety
I have a tenant who has recently moved into a property and has queried the fact that there is no

Replies: 6
Views: 974
06/03/2018 11:43

Gas safety check access
I have had to serve a possession order on my tenants and they now have 14 days to reply/not reply

Replies: 3
Views: 887
Landlord Advice Team
05/03/2018 10:18

Replacing E7 storage heaters
I have acquired a flat which has just one remaining Economy 7 style storage heater and the remain

Replies: 1
Views: 720
03/03/2018 17:47

electrical certificate
Hi Folks I have complied with all (I THINK ) the conditions of offering a tenancy to my new tena

Replies: 2
Views: 801
Hythe man
03/03/2018 12:58

Isolating live water mains
In places and situations where the water supply cannot be isolated due to a faulty 'stopcock&

Replies: 2
Views: 814
03/03/2018 10:46

Funding options for major repair work to building with leaseholder flats
A common part of the building in which I own a flat (as leaseholder) needs some MAJOR repairs. Th

Replies: 7
Views: 853
Landlord Advice Team
02/03/2018 16:38

Funding options for major repair work to building with leaseholder flats
A common part of the building in which I own a flat (as leaseholder) needs some MAJOR repairs. Th

Replies: 1
Views: 837
Landlord Advice Team
02/03/2018 15:47

House renovation
Hi I am in the middle of renovating a house to make it ready to rent. Does anyone have any

Replies: 2
Views: 737
25/02/2018 14:13

Combination boiler
What is a reasonable time scale to have a boiler repaired or replaced?

Replies: 16
Views: 958
24/02/2018 13:31

Fire Detection & Alarm System Certificate
As landlords we are all responsible to install heat/smoke detectors in our properties, especially

Replies: 4
Views: 799
24/02/2018 03:04
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