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  1. Thread: Gas

    by jta
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    Not having gas will not affect the rentability of...

    Not having gas will not affect the rentability of the property at all, just fit efficient electric heaters. You will also save yourself the trouble of having to get the system checked by 'gassafe'...
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    I agree with JPK about references. I will only...

    I agree with JPK about references.

    I will only give a reference (if asked) for a tenant that has rented from another landlord after me. I've never been asked yet!

    A current LL is likely to give...
  3. mariner, Quite possible I think! TTT...

    mariner,

    Quite possible I think!

    TTT ...........you need to fill in the answers that Mariner asked for, I'll get your bloke to remind you to do it tonight at home.

    Until everybody has the...
  4. Thanks both, You're echoing my own. The Tenant...

    Thanks both, You're echoing my own.

    The Tenant has left her altogether.

    I am going to leave her to talk to you, I have just got he registered, I'm sure we can guide her through it.

    Her new...
  5. Surrender by tenant/Girlfriend and kids left behind

    With all the new rules just coming in I'm not sure what to tell a landlord with this problem.

    Her sole tenant has told her he no longer intends to pay the rent on her property, his girlfriend is...
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    Big mistake to sign up someone else before you...

    Big mistake to sign up someone else before you have vacant possession.
  7. Thread: Insufficient funds

    by jta
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    I don't think the bank will pay anything unless...

    I don't think the bank will pay anything unless the funds are in place, there might be an overdraft facility of course.
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    This from a review on an amazon site, I couldn't...

    This from a review on an amazon site, I couldn't resist it.
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    Do they need this long?

    I just called the EA selling a property for me to find they are now closed until 4th January next year.

    I think that is excessive for the Christmas and new year period.

    What do you think?
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    Find a better lock where the deadlock engages on...

    Find a better lock where the deadlock engages on the first turn of the key.



    Who has rented a room to him? Is he a tenant (lodger) of one of your tenants? More details needed please.
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    UPDATE. So we had our day in court, only it...

    UPDATE.

    So we had our day in court, only it turns out that a day was not long enough, the case has been adjourned as 'part heard' until March 3rd next year now.

    :@:
  12. For the present ignore everything and simply...

    For the present ignore everything and simply issue a S21. Wait 2 months and then go to court for your possession order, if she does not leave then ask the bailiff to remove her.

    All your other...
  13. Try to work with the housing officer, don't...

    Try to work with the housing officer, don't antagonise them, water leaks in ceilings usually come from the roof, get that looked at first.

    Since you have a RT there's not much you can do except...
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    IMO, Yes. If you want to furnish a flat then...

    IMO, Yes.

    If you want to furnish a flat then places like the Sue Ryder charity shops can usually provide some nice stuff. If your tenant does not like it they can go elsewhere. Think of your...
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    You could try telling her that ALL landlords...

    You could try telling her that ALL landlords offer 6 months as standard, (most of us anyway) and that the tenancy always just carries on if it's working ok.

    If you have worries about drug dealing...
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    Zoe, please look at what WE have said, your...

    Zoe, please look at what WE have said, your solicitor is wrong!

    You make a simple application to the court to use the HCEO guys, do not go through your solicitor, you will get a yes or no from the...
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    Apply to the court for permission to use an HCEO...

    Apply to the court for permission to use an HCEO (£50) then pay to use one, you will have possession within the week.

    Yes it's expensive but nothing like 6 weeks lost rent.
  18. The ONLY time I've evicted a tenant because of...

    The ONLY time I've evicted a tenant because of neighbour complaints over noise it cost me a 4 month void. Now they're ignored or referred to the local council.
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    TBH, if your partner has reservations you should...

    TBH, if your partner has reservations you should maybe think again. Your plan seems to be trying to get around the regulations to a certain extent.

    I don't think the person would be a lodger...
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    Give 24 hours notice of an inspection by letter...

    Give 24 hours notice of an inspection by letter to the address, have a witness. Enter and reset the heating to protect the property. have a look at the junk mail and see if anything is already open. ...
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    How old are the carpets, does the whole house...

    How old are the carpets, does the whole house have the same carpet.?

    Reason. You are only expected to pay for whatever residual life there was in the damaged carpet, which can depend on original...
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    I'd think in these days of emails and skype and...

    I'd think in these days of emails and skype and various other means of communication that this particular legislation should be re-written to take account of the modern means of getting in touch.
  23. Thread: I have some doubts

    by jta
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    'Planet of the Apes' anyone?

    'Planet of the Apes' anyone?
  24. Thread: Notices

    by jta
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    Since when has lack of a GSC invalidate a S21?

    Since when has lack of a GSC invalidate a S21?
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    The period for protecting the deposit is 30 days...

    The period for protecting the deposit is 30 days from when you GET it. If it comes in installments then that 30 days starts again for each and every installment.
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