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  1. Thanks mk1fan. The property is in a conservation...

    Thanks mk1fan.
    The property is in a conservation area and we are thinking of converting the Loft space into a bedroom under PD - Class B but unsure whether our PD rights are removed as result of...
  2. It is actually the former - extension 3.5 from...

    It is actually the former - extension 3.5 from rear elevation.
    Do we have any Planner/Architech on this forum who may know the PD timetable?
  3. Looks like this extended PD rights may never...

    Looks like this extended PD rights may never happen with this Coalition Government.
  4. Extended Permitted Deveopment Rights timetable

    Does any members know when (or the time table) for the extended Permitted Development (PD) Rights that was announced last year will come into effect? I have a house and would like to build a single...
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    Thank you both. Sounds like option 1 to convert...

    Thank you both.
    Sounds like option 1 to convert without planning only works if you wish to live there yourself. Selling will be a problem. What if you convert and let it out to a family for a year...
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    How to get out of a HMO

    We purchased a "vacant" house with a view to convert it into 2 self contained flats and sell it on to make enough profit to keep bread on the table. The house was in poor condition and does not meet...
  7. Thread: HMO or not?

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    Red40. You read it correctly. The front and rear...

    Red40. You read it correctly. The front and rear are both self contained units. Section 257 HMO is exactly the right answer. Good one!

    So the HMO test under section 257 suggests:
    - a building...
  8. Thread: HMO or not?

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    No facilities are shared..... hence why the...

    No facilities are shared..... hence why the debate as to whether it is licensable or not as there are no fine cuts.
    Anyone else has another opinion?
  9. Thread: HMO or not?

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    So according to the general criteria. This is a...

    So according to the general criteria. This is a licensable HMO right or am I missing something?

    "five or more people" (there are 2 in ground floor flat, 2 in 1st floor - 1 in front and 1 in rear,...
  10. Thread: HMO or not?

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    That was precisely the arguments. -It is a HMO...

    That was precisely the arguments.
    -It is a HMO because the utility bills are shared.
    -It is not a HMO because facilities (toilets/kitchen) are not shared. No mention of utilities in HMO guidelines....
  11. Thread: HMO or not?

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    HMO or not?

    Another tricky one for this forum (or perhaps NOT given the experience we have here)

    This was debated over a dinner party last week but the answers was mixed. So here it is:

    X bought a...
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    Point noted around the difference between arrears...

    Point noted around the difference between arrears and unpaid.
    There has been some progress last night on this after speaking to T.
    T1 wish to surrender and T2 is considering.
    Is there a standard...
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    Thank you both advice. So we'll proceed in the...

    Thank you both advice. So we'll proceed in the following order.

    1. Do nothing. But let them know they are jointly liable. If she pay rent in FULL going forward. Then that great. If she only pay...
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    Quite right Westminster. Hence the headaches and...

    Quite right Westminster. Hence the headaches and the sense of being bullied by my tenants. He wants to go but she wish to stay and prepared to take on his share.
    Frankly I do not think she can...
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    Thanks again. Much appreciated. She is working....

    Thanks again. Much appreciated.
    She is working.

    You are right. I do feel like being bullied. Guess I am not that good at it as a 1st time landlord. But waht options to I have?
    I have to keep up...
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    I don't and you are right affordabilty did come...

    I don't and you are right affordabilty did come to mind... but I guess I am no worst off than now.
    She said she would pay the full rent if his name is off the lease. Goes back to my original...
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    Thanks. The problem is - He has been chucked...

    Thanks.
    The problem is
    - He has been chucked out of the house and last months rent (his half) is in arrear
    - She has invested in keeping the house nice and clean and do not wish to break the...
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    Apologies for adding to this old thread - I guess...

    Apologies for adding to this old thread - I guess my case is very similar so seem appropriate.

    I am letting a house to a couple who recently broke up. They are both jointly liable to keep up with...
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    Apologies...have not logged on for awhile. We...

    Apologies...have not logged on for awhile. We have decided (well almost) to go with Option 2 to delay our plan for a further 2 years until we saw the latest thread on this which is an interesting...
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    Thank you all for your helpful response. Have...

    Thank you all for your helpful response.
    Have read section 30(2) and it does apply to ground (g). So sounds like my options are
    (1) Bring forward our business plan to this year and issue a section...
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    Section 25 Notice - appropriate here or not?

    We recently acquired a house with a shop on the ground floor. The shop is on a 15 year commercial lease due for expiry in just over 6 months.

    We would like to take the shop back for our own use in...
  22. Yes, getting satisfactory references are included...

    Yes, getting satisfactory references are included in their service charge
    No, they approve and sign contract on their Landlord's behalf provided that the above is satisfactory.
  23. Thanks so much. This is really really helpful....

    Thanks so much. This is really really helpful.
    I'll try one more time to speak to the Tenant in person today and if rent is not forthcoming then I'll file Section 8 (ground 8 and ground 10).
    As it...
  24. Rent arrears: evicting T under s.8 or s.21 of 1988 Act

    Apologies if the followings questions are the same few you have answered time and time again but for a 1st time landlord any help is most appreciated.

    Just let a flat on an AST agreement 2 months...
  25. Jeff, I agree with your comment on flying...

    Jeff, I agree with your comment on flying freehold, would the 999 year lease be a way forward? Just as long as the clauses relating to changes to the lease are not restrictive?
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