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    just playing devil's advocate, what if the tenant...

    just playing devil's advocate, what if the tenant then says they cannot afford the deposit? Evict? But you would have no protection against damage/non payment of rent etc
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    I would never let a tradesman into a tenanted...

    I would never let a tradesman into a tenanted house - I go with them for quotes by arrangement with tenants then once price agreed leave it to tenant / tradesman to sort out timings
  3. I agree - do not under any circumstances link the...

    I agree - do not under any circumstances link the house to the employment - you are making tons of trouble for yourself. Make it a proper AST, no deposit or guarantor, 6 month tenancy as Mariner...
  4. much as I hate agents, this may be a case when...

    much as I hate agents, this may be a case when renting to him through an agent would be best to keep your distance. There is nothing to stop you not requiring a deposit and paying reference and...
  5. I hope that the property ombudsman is better than...

    I hope that the property ombudsman is better than the legal one with whom I have had dealings...but I won't hold my breath. Everyone told me not to bother but I ignored them....
  6. In what way were they negligent?

    In what way were they negligent?
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    I leave that for my country retreat. This is a...

    I leave that for my country retreat. This is a normal house with no requirement to be blood-proof (except when I make rare steak)
  8. I remain a curious manatee...

    I remain a curious manatee...
  9. Just wondering why this is an issue - are you...

    Just wondering why this is an issue - are you concerned with the historic character of the building? Is the double glazing not better/warmer? Why are you so worried about this (not saying you...
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    kitchen worktops

    Replacing my own kitchen and would love to hear worktop experiences as I don't know what to choose...Quartz recommended - anyone used it? Await your stories (good and bad) - thank you!
  11. nope no mortgage and not on my watch they don't!...

    nope no mortgage and not on my watch they don't! Even the experts round here can't dismantle the house and move it without someone noticing....
  12. I have a similar property bought 10 years ago...

    I have a similar property bought 10 years ago just down the road - 3 bed, lovely house. Pension fund/future home for kids! This week it needs a new boiler, new bathroom suite and redecoration...
  13. If you don't mind the stress of being a LL and...

    If you don't mind the stress of being a LL and the potential pitfalls (we all have to evict at sometime or another) then go for it. I have a "rental property pension" rather than lining the pockets...
  14. Fair enough!

    Fair enough!
  15. But I thought there was a "right of succession" -...

    But I thought there was a "right of succession" - is that not the case?
  16. wow no wonder no one in their right mind would...

    wow no wonder no one in their right mind would invest in properties with regulated tenancies!
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    First class post and a text telling them that a...

    First class post and a text telling them that a very important letter has been sent? Facebook to contact a LL? What is the world coming to?
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    I have been helped by Pilman in the past - he is...

    I have been helped by Pilman in the past - he is a star! I would take him up on the offer with no hesitation.
  19. A scenario just for interest? Thank goodness you...

    A scenario just for interest? Thank goodness you were not expecting me to pay for your BTL by funding your mortgage through the HB paid to your family. That is a relief! That being the case you don't...
  20. So basically you want the state to buy you a...

    So basically you want the state to buy you a rental property? Nice.
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    I agree to some extent but the North has simply...

    I agree to some extent but the North has simply had enough of being the forgotten regions - London has never shared equally! Why should Wales have a parliament and not the North West? Just a...
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    move North, live somewhere beautiful amongst...

    move North, live somewhere beautiful amongst friendly folk who actually talk to strangers, bring future kids up away from the big bad City and enjoy your life....
  23. Thread: CH Boiler

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    "Obviously if none of these can be done, I will...

    "Obviously if none of these can be done, I will purchase one."
    Please come back and tell us when you have...
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    Well obviously legal advice would be your next...

    Well obviously legal advice would be your next step. As I say this kind of restriction can be lifted but it usually costs. It seems that the restriction applies to the adjoining land (from the brief...
  25. while since I did one but only a few days I think...

    while since I did one but only a few days I think and they give you a score as to the the ability of the tenant to pay and tell you if the refs check out - again I can't remember the detail - have...
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