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Electrical inspection certificates for fixed electrics
I have recently changed electrician. My new electrician is advising me that tenanted properties need

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Harper
10/03/2015 17:35

Blockage from Toilet Drain
We received a call from our tenant, on Sunday saying the water level in the toilet wouldn't go d

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Landlord Advice Team
06/03/2015 16:09

Fused spur
Can you advise or point me in the right direction as to do I need a fused spur on a combination boil

Replies: 2
Views: 800
ZTA
04/03/2015 11:49

Section 20 - Our responsibility?
We bought a leasehold flat on the 20/6/14. We have just received a request for payment of 1.6k for p

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Member 1
02/03/2015 15:14

Legionnairesí Disease responsibility?
Hello everyone, I have been informed by my managing agent that there is now legislation t

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ZTA
23/02/2015 15:35

Responsibility for damp
Hi Could you provide advice on the responsibility of the lessor to undertake work to reme

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Views: 857
Louer
20/02/2015 23:34

Who is at fault, Agent or landlord?
I have been approached by a relative with the same problem. He lives abroad and pays an agent for FU

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Views: 1,026
ROE
13/02/2015 23:07

Hand rails
We have just bought a new property. The stairs only have a very small wooden hand rail wh

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Landlord Advice Team
12/02/2015 11:58

Letter from a Community Housing Association
I have received a letter from my local Community Housing Organisation asking questions about alleged

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Views: 902
Member
12/02/2015 11:49

Can anyone recommend a good remotely controllable Heating System Thermostat and Timer?
Hi folks I am looking to replace all of the thermostat/timers on my heating systems as 15 of my prop

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Views: 939
Tom Kirkwood
07/02/2015 08:55

Tenant lost back door key - can I charge for replacement?
HB tenant has lost her back door key in month 4 of 24 month AST (RLA 2014 vintage) I have no deposit

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Views: 1,066
nice guy
06/02/2015 18:04

Broken WC - tenant adding to problem - what are my responsibilities - any Advice needed
Advice really needed on this one never happened to me before. Tenant has ensuite room with WC with

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Views: 1,015
Harper
31/01/2015 23:23

Mold problems in Bathroom
Hi, I had a call from tenant today that he has mold growth in bathroom wall and ceiling.

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Views: 1,080
Home
30/01/2015 09:54

Must landlord provide Heating in bathroom & kitchen?
Does a landlord legally have to provide heating in a bathroom and kitchen?

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Views: 956
Landlord Advice Team
29/01/2015 11:58

Faulty boiler
Please could you advise on the following situation; Tenant has a court order to vacate the prop

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Views: 978
PaulB
20/01/2015 21:43

Faulty boiler
Please could you advise on the following situation; Tenant has a court order to vacate the prop

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Views: 962
PaulB
20/01/2015 21:42

Service Charges
Please advise common practice as far as payment of service charges when letting property that is sub

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Views: 757
Landlord Advice Team
17/01/2015 15:10

Gas leaks
I bought a new gas oven for my tenants but the delivery guys refused to fit it as they said there wa

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Views: 963
ZTA
15/01/2015 11:09

New regulations for fuse box?
I've been told that fuse boxes in rent property need to have a metal casing around them? Can you

Replies: 2
Views: 802
Landlord Advice Team
12/01/2015 12:00

Who is responsible for covering costs of securing property after break-in
Who is responsible for covering costs of securing property after break-in? My client seems to think

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Views: 850
Landlord Advice Team
07/01/2015 08:51

Can I claim cost of mains fire alarm on my self assessment tax form?
Can I claim cost of mains fire alarm on my self assessment tax form? Is so what section should I pu

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Views: 781
Landlord Advice Team
29/12/2014 08:03

Black mould
I have black mould in one if my properties it is in every room. I have booked a survey with 2 differ

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Views: 1,184
Rigsby_370
28/12/2014 09:54

What happens if tenants have to move out due to unforeseen issue?
Hi, Hypothetically, if something were to drastically happen ( unforeseen) with my rented

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Views: 872
ZTA
22/12/2014 11:09

Tenancy ending-cleaning
Hi the tenancy is ending on one of my properties in london area and was wondering if anyone could r

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Views: 964
Home
14/12/2014 20:38

Energy Performance Certrificates
Can anyone rcommend an organisation that provides Energy Performance Certificates in the north Londo

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Views: 885
Member
12/12/2014 16:15

how to tame a tenant who expects hotel level of service
One of my best houses in great condition has a tenant driving me mad with continuous text messages.

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Views: 998
Hythe man
11/12/2014 10:32

IS LANDLORD DUTY TO PROVIDE ELEC COOKER POINT?
Hi, I have a gas point for the cooker but the tenant wants to install an elec cooker.....is it

Replies: 5
Views: 937
ZTA
04/12/2014 12:24

Gas Cert on Tenants own Gas Cooker
Landlord bought a property where existing Tenants have their own gas cooker installed - I presume th

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Views: 891
ZTA
04/12/2014 11:59

Tenant complaining of fleas
My tenant has just telephoned me to tell me that her 3 year old child has fleas and has been to the

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Views: 897
Youngs
04/12/2014 11:30

Heating requirements
Good Afternoon All, not one I have experienced and wondered if anyone could assist. I ha

Replies: 4
Views: 1,072
ROE
29/11/2014 08:12

Leaking Roof (AFTER repairs carried out) - Tenant's Possessions Damaged
Hello Keen to get some advice on this painful situation. Iím the landlord for the top flo

Replies: 3
Views: 1,005
Trans Am
25/11/2014 13:31

Dispute over who pays for repair
I am in dispute with the landlord of a neighbouring property over who should contribute to the bill

Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
ZTA
25/11/2014 07:58

RODENTS - any advice for mouse erradication
I would be grateful for any advice as to the best way to get rid of mice. My tenants are

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Views: 1,024
Harper
23/11/2014 21:28

Fixflo - any good?
Just read about Fixflo software for reporting repairs in RLA monthly mag. They allow the owners a l

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Views: 934
Hythe man
17/11/2014 14:21

How much leeway to decorate should we give?
My houses are in good condition in inner city areas. I have generally been quite slow to give tenan

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Views: 1,188
nice guy
10/11/2014 19:03

Law to have earth leakage circuit breaker?
Hi Can anyone tell me if it is law for a Landlord to have an Earth Leakage Circuit Breake

Replies: 3
Views: 1,038
ZTA
10/11/2014 13:29

Advice on Damp and Mould
I work for a letting agency and we have a student property where the tenants have recently reported

Replies: 11
Views: 1,153
JohnsonD
05/11/2014 15:49

Broken Central heating
Hi, In the event of a central Heating breakdown when a tenant has no hot water, for insta

Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
John F
01/11/2014 19:13

Health & Safety checks
Dear RLA, Am I obligated to carry out regular Health &Safety checks on a let property? Obvious

Replies: 7
Views: 988
Harper
23/10/2014 23:07

Fire Doors and Insurance
Hello, Does anyone have any experience of a tenant being refused contents insurance as t

Replies: 2
Views: 1,034
Member 1
22/10/2014 13:00

Boiler Leak / Allow access for maintenance work
At the begining of the year I had a new boiler installed under the goverments agreement with the big

Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
ZTA
22/10/2014 11:31
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