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Radiator Valves not working – breach of 'good working order obligation'

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

Does the fact that the temperature cannot be controlled (which the tenants were aware of at the outset) result in the heating not been kept in good working order as required by the Landlord Tenant Act and my Tenancy agreement

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Estate agent in Liquidation

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

Hello Can anyone offer me some advice about the implications of estate agent liquidation on a landlords interests? I have recently started to assist a private landlord with the general administration of his property portfolio and have recently been informed

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Letting Agent did not obtain a security deposit

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

We had a management agreement with the letting agent saying they would take a security deposit, but as the tenant could not pay it they took a bond instead with the assurance that a deposit would be obtained at a

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Late Payment Interest Charges

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

Hi I have a tenant who moved into my property on the 10th March 2012. She paid rent payments for March and April direct to the Estate Agent over the phone on the 10th of each month. Payment May was

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Tenant on joint tenancy lease moving out

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

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More of a question

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

Can anyone tell me if there are plans to request new tenants have their electrical items safety tested before taking residency and putting their items into my property, in the same manner that as a landlord it is suggested that

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Tenant is in arrears and will not communicate

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

I have a DSS tenant on a 6 month lease, she has been erratic with the rental payments so I have applied to the council to have direct payment to me as she is now 8 weeks in arrears. After

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tenant disappears

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

My tenant recently moved out from the property, but has left all her possession behind. she wont answer her phone and doesnt reply to any mail. She had stopped paying rent. How long should I wait before removing her belongings?

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Tenants allowed to move out 2 months in arrears with rent.

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

I cannot believe the legal process that allows tenants to just leave properties owing rent and not giving notice I was promised that rent arrears would be settled and trusted the tenants to do this but have found out they

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Possession proceedings and money order

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

My tenant, having been issued a Section 8 notice, has informed estate agents of their intention to leave, but not me as landlord. They are two months+ in arrears rent-wise. If I begin possession proceedings, they should have left prior

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Mr Johnson

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

My tenant moved out of my flat without notice on 14th February, 2013. He did not pay his rent for that month giving excuse that he had not been paid by his employers. The deposit was with the Deposit protection

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Electrical Disconnection

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

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Demanding Tenant

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

Hi, I have recently rented out my property in Scotland for a year, it is currently managed by a letting agent who likes to call on tradesmen for EVERYTHING!!! I am looking to find out if I have to provide

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After the fact!

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

Do I have any recourse on getting a tenant to pay for damages after the fact that I have returned their deposit? I did have a inventory report done when they move in 4 years before but as we got

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Landlord – how to gain possession back of my property.

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

3 months notice was given to leave, this would be 17/11/13. They were late with the rent for the last 2 months, this month only paying for 17 days as they advised they would be out by that date. (which

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good tenants wish to move on

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

Hi We have owned a terraced property for 12 months and had a lovely professional couple as tenants. They now wish to save for their own home which means looking for a cheaper flat/apartment – they are going to let

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Agent Disappeared

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

I am a small landlord 8 properties in theEast End of London i was using an agency called Icon Realty for since 2012. They disappeared November, the office is empty website down phone nos not answered. it turns out they

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Deposit dispute

🕔00:00, 1.Jan 1970

A couple moved in to my property on a short term assured tenancy for 6 months in 2011 which then rolled on to a month by month tenancy. They have now left. Unfortunately no inventory was drawn up however photos

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