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Communal area fire alarm
We own a block of 5, self contained flats that we purchased in 2006. At the time, the flats were new

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Spaghetti
18/09/2014 14:46

test for legionella
I have just been told that I have to check my rental property for Legionella before I can rent it ou

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Views: 813
Harper
17/09/2014 18:15

Complaint about state of entire block of flats
I own one flat in a block of twenty-seven flats. On my recent inspection I noticed a huge deter

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Views: 700
ZTA
15/09/2014 16:13

Fuse Box
Hi all. I am just in the proses of purchasing a BTL property; I intend to have the house electr

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Views: 690
Jane Lo
11/09/2014 18:01

PAT testing
When should I get a brand new appliance PAT tested?

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Views: 650
ZTA
03/09/2014 13:21

Smoke and fire alarms
Hi We have recently purchased a two bedroom, terraced house which we're looking to re

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Views: 734
Jane Lo
03/09/2014 07:39

Paint, fix & clean jobs in house share with 4 tenants
Dear all, I as the landlady, currently having a fresh clean up in my property which was due af

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Views: 681
Poppet
02/09/2014 20:50

damage repair at transfer of property ownership
We have just bought a property but have to take on the present tenants until their tenancy finishes

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Views: 660
elbowe
01/09/2014 20:23

Safety Rules for glass doors
I have a door - wooden frame to the perimeter and glass as the central part. It is in sound condit

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Views: 575
Landlord Advice Team
27/08/2014 13:12

Tenant looking for compensation re damp
Please can you help? We have just received a solicitors letter relating to a complaint from one

Replies: 5
Views: 821
ZTA
24/08/2014 11:10

Broken window
Hi. I have been informed that a window was smashed in the night in a property i rent out. The tenant

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Views: 729
Trans Am
18/08/2014 10:07

Tenant looking for compensation re damp
Please can you help? We have just received a solicitors letter relating to a complaint from one

Replies: 1
Views: 755
elbowe
17/08/2014 10:23

Introducing a contribution charge to existing tenancies
We are co-owners of a development of 52 flats & currently all owners pay monthly service charges. H

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Views: 645
Landlord Advice Team
15/08/2014 17:38

Should alarm maintenance be covered by the landlord?
We have our alarm regularly serviced on a flat we let but call outs are chargeable. Recently our ten

Replies: 4
Views: 698
elbowe
13/08/2014 17:45

Tenants have left washing machine unusable
Who is responsible for the maintenance of the washing machine? My tenants have moved out, leaving th

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Views: 720
elbowe
08/08/2014 09:17

Smoke alrams and CO alarms
Hi there, can you tell me do you still need CO alarms in a rented house if there no gas appliances i

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Views: 813
Harper
04/08/2014 17:48

Condensation
Hi all! I'd be interested on hearing your experience on the following; I've got a

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Views: 740
Home
31/07/2014 10:09

Bath overflow to flat below
Hi. I would be grateful if you could help me with the following. My tenant left the bath runni

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Views: 710
ZTA
30/07/2014 12:58

Idiot tenant flooded 3 flats
Hi there, We own a flat in a georgian house which is part of a terrace. The top flat tenants b

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Views: 755
Harper
28/07/2014 16:49

Legionairres Disease
Is there now a legal requirement for landlords to have their properties tested for Legionnaires dise

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Views: 779
ZTA
18/07/2014 10:58

fire blanket & extinguisher in residential properties
is anyone aware if there is any legal requirement to have a fire blanket and/or extinguisher in a re

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Views: 629
Harper
17/07/2014 16:31

MY fault the keyhole has been glued??
So my tenant (who is soon to leave having served section 21) has had her locks glued. This is the fr

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Views: 705
LLO
16/07/2014 14:45

No refund received for EPC ordered April 2014!
I am VERY DISSAPOINTED by the EPC Company. As a member of RLA, I ordered for the Electrical Performa

Replies: 4
Views: 734
JohnH
16/07/2014 14:17

Carrying put repairs on our property from a neighbours land
Hi, on Sunday we had a call from the 999 fire brigade to say they had been urgently called to put ou

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Views: 592
Landlord Advice Team
15/07/2014 08:43

Neighbours Structurally Unsafe Roof
Hi, I'm in the process of buying a terraced property but the building survey has thr

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Views: 575
Landlord Advice Team
14/07/2014 15:05

Replacement of oven element
Hi, I rent my property to 4 individuals using one AST. Can I replace the oven

Replies: 1
Views: 723
Home
11/07/2014 21:26

Tenant not responding to make arrangements for annual gas check
We have an ongoing problematic DSS tenant who is not responding to make arrangements for having the

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Views: 966
Ray D
10/07/2014 10:59

Electrics
Hi there! I am renting out my home while i move abroad and am hoping for some clarificati

Replies: 5
Views: 666
Shaz
04/07/2014 22:50

3 houses' rain water disappearing into my garden
The water from the guttering of three terrace houses flows down my downpipe, under my garden, under

Replies: 16
Views: 726
Ray D
04/07/2014 10:14

tenant leaving during fixed term claiming house is damp
I got an e mail yesterday from a tenant giving me one month "notice" that she will vacate the house

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Views: 715
nice guy
03/07/2014 11:10

Rent Rebate for lack of hot water
Hi there, can somebody please assist with my query? Recently I've had to have a new b

Replies: 4
Views: 628
Landlord Advice Team
01/07/2014 08:05

Gas safety check for new tenancy
We had the gas safety check on our property carried out in December 2013 but the tenant has moved ou

Replies: 5
Views: 706
elbowe
30/06/2014 08:17

Shared costs for repairs on property boundary
The boundary roof between my tenanted house and my neighbours tenanted has had a leak and needed rep

Replies: 2
Views: 654
elbowe
23/06/2014 09:38

ivy on my neighbour's fence
Hi there, my tenant cut back ivy that had grown over the neighbour's fence on both sides (o

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Views: 696
elbowe
20/06/2014 09:01

Electrical testing
Are there any rules around how often electrical testing should be done for my tenants? I had a full

Replies: 1
Views: 680
Harper
14/06/2014 14:42

New tenancy - evidence of rodents
Hi, we have recently had new tenants move into our property (the second lot of tenants since we move

Replies: 3
Views: 721
Harper
12/06/2014 22:50

Access for managing agents
I have damp coming about 2-3 feet up the walls in my flat and the wooden floor is expanding and buck

Replies: 2
Views: 672
Home
12/06/2014 15:51

coucil power
enforcement notice by council for repairs. Do they have to have to have a court order to action?

Replies: 2
Views: 731
kc
09/06/2014 18:03

Frustrated landlord
My tenant complains that there is sewerage smell in the flat ((which is conversion flat above a shop

Replies: 2
Views: 724
keith kott
04/06/2014 11:17

Tenants obligtions to redecorate
I have a tenant on a month to month hold over RLA Assured Shorthold Tenancy, since January 2010 (ori

Replies: 3
Views: 895
Neel
23/05/2014 19:24

Maintenance Company
We have a maintenance company that is supposed to manange and maintain the building in which myflat

Replies: 2
Views: 675
pamplemousse
21/05/2014 22:25
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