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  1. Possibly but is it worth bringing a case over...

    Possibly but is it worth bringing a case over this? How many flats and how many objectors?
    Does the objector attend management meetings?
    Try a face to face meeting with this person, be polite and...
  2. Never, ever do that again. Always try to take...

    Never, ever do that again. Always try to take documents away and read them even if you only go into Costa for half an hour. Seems you may have committed to the inventory unless you are prepared to...
  3. Condition of property says it all in my book -...

    Condition of property says it all in my book - my London tenants stay about 3 years on average and whenever it comes to the market it is soon re-let. Demand is high in my area.

    I don't use...
  4. What legislation are you having to conform to and...

    What legislation are you having to conform to and where does it say you have to?
  5. Have you got a link to go with this. 1st I've...

    Have you got a link to go with this. 1st I've heard of it.

    Is there a fee - there are so many LA's trying to screw every penny out of landlords right now.
  6. Does this door have a history of jamming? Or did...

    Does this door have a history of jamming? Or did nasty boyfriend come round and do that or as JKO suggests 'child damage'?

    I would immediately go and inspect in great detail. I would be...
  7. Was there an inventory for you to sign at the...

    Was there an inventory for you to sign at the outset? If not agent will have an uphill struggle to prove place was in fantastic condition as you moved in.

    Call their bluff an make a complaint to...
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    Definitely deposit deduction - not wear and tear...

    Definitely deposit deduction - not wear and tear
    Repair to wall and re-paint entire wall £80 - suggest you get on with it.
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    Somewhere in your tenancy agreement it should say...

    Somewhere in your tenancy agreement it should say that the 'tenants are jointly and severally liable for the rent and outgoings' or similar.

    So it follows that both have to pay the debt - no...
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    If tenant if from an African country forget...

    If tenant if from an African country forget pursuing for debt.

    Charge the agent with incompetency and try to get cash out of them via small claims for breach of contract. Go straight to the top....
  11. Bag up what you can and get it outside if poss in...

    Bag up what you can and get it outside if poss in a secure area - it will save time later.
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    Don't take them. Are they foreign - if so not...

    Don't take them. Are they foreign - if so not easy to credit check
  13. Thread: Who Pays?

    by Interlaken
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    You don't have enough information to make that...

    You don't have enough information to make that assumption Hippo.

    You would not pick a horrible person as a tenant so he is a 'nice guy' UNTIL a problem arises and I can understand OP worrying...
  14. Depends how cheap it is and if you like a punt. ...

    Depends how cheap it is and if you like a punt. I haven't read the links but they suggest it is in Scotland? Scottish law - well who knows.

    The fact that council tax is being paid suggests a...
  15. Yes you do need to get separate insurance for...

    Yes you do need to get separate insurance for your part of the building and same with rent loss insurance +plus public liabillity would be a good idea.

    You can't expect the freeholder to be...
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    Just make sure it is one dog and specify that in...

    Just make sure it is one dog and specify that in the tenancy agreement with a description of the dog. I know it sounds barking but.........

    I once allowed this only to find that tenant thought it...
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    The agent does not have to do anything but it...

    The agent does not have to do anything but it would seem reasonable for them to write and tell the tenants that they are in charge. I take it you chose a viable agent?

    Why don't you, as a...
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    OMG I've just seen the artexed ceiling for the...

    OMG I've just seen the artexed ceiling for the first time! Not so 1930s - I would have had to upvc that.
  19. Thread: Who Pays?

    by Interlaken
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    The tenant has done damage to your property by...

    The tenant has done damage to your property by acting in a non-tenant like manner. He was drilling the floor without your consent (from what you write). He pays.
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    You have a tenancy by the fact you are living...

    You have a tenancy by the fact you are living there, were given the keys by an agent and have paid rent and deposit so be happy.

    If the property is to be repossessed this will take many months and...
  21. Not always. The most common reasons for HB...

    Not always. The most common reasons for HB failure seem to be fraud investigation, not attending HB office when asked or' change of circumstance 'like boyfriend moves in with single mum and someone...
  22. I would go for a working tenant not on benefits. ...

    I would go for a working tenant not on benefits. (I'll just duck while people throw bricks).

    Reasons:-

    You can fully reference them and get previous LL ref ( you could also with HB tenant)...
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    Well you learn something new every day - on tile...

    Well you learn something new every day - on tile size and adhesive!

    You planning to let to Poirot or similar 30's type then?
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    Yes frame does look much improved - in which case...

    Yes frame does look much improved - in which case I would carry on in black to frame then follow on the other side.

    Glass blocks would look good but more expense and time.

    Not a critisicm but...
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    I'd dump your agent as well - they seem...

    I'd dump your agent as well - they seem incapable. Mind you how to find a good agent is a minefield.
    Agree with BGO about social housing.

    Next time get a more mature tenant(s), ones with a...
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