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I moved into a property in October 2015 and noticed one of
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We live in a 3 bedroom flat in London with 3 bathrooms. the
Hi Joshua, We live in a 3 bedroom flat in London with 3 bathrooms. the ensuite bathrooms are with showers. The other bathroom is with a bathtub. For over a month the shower in one of the bathrooms has… read more
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We are renting a flat in a block and since then we are having
We are renting a flat in a block and since then we are having problems with rising damp and musty smell. It is a block from the 60' with no ventilation, single cell walls. There are two adults and a c… read more
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HiI have made a County claim against my neighbours for
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Hi, My fiancee and I have a shared ownership flat in a
Hi, My fiancee and I have a shared ownership flat in a new block built just over two and a half years ago. We own 35% and rent the other 65% from the freeholder, Stadium Housing. The exterior roof, wh… read more
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Stuart J
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my daughter is renting a flat from an estate agent on the ground
my daughter is renting a flat from an estate agent on the ground floor 2 months ago we noticed the floor of a cupboard next to the bathroom was soaking wet we called the estate agent they sent a plumb… read more
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Joshua
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I am a tenant paying rent to a private Landlord and have lived
I am a tenant paying rent to a private Landlord and have lived in a 2 bedroom flat within a block since 2000.July 2011 was start of severe damage to property when an external hot water building pipe l… read more
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Joshua
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I am a private tenant. I have been in this flat since 2009
I am a private tenant. I have been in this flat since 2009 and had lots of problems which eventually were dealt with. I live in a block of flats. My current problem is in June 2011 there was a severe … read more
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We have recently vacated a let property after 23 months. We
We have recently vacated a let property after 23 months. We paid for all amenties £875 a month although on moving into the property the ensuite shower room was in a state of disrepair. We were assured… read more
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hi my husband and me rented a property privatly 3 & 1/2 months
hi my husband and me rented a property privatly 3 & 1/2 months ago we have had a problem with the windows which have blown and are full of condensation, so much so that you cant see properly out of th… read more
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Hi, I currently rent a flat in London on the 1st floor of
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My flat was damaged from a leak upstairs. Mould has formed,
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I am leasing a property under a short assured tenancy agreement,
I am leasing a property under a short assured tenancy agreement, and in my ensuite there was a leak from the shower which was dripping into the flat below. It has taken the landlord over three months … read more
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Thomas Judge
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I have signed a tenancy agreement for a flat and upon getting
I have signed a tenancy agreement for a flat and upon getting the keys did not get a schedule of condition or an inventory despite having asked. Upon arriving at the flat for the first time there were… read more
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Hello I asked my managing agent for my Landlords name and
Hello I asked my managing agent for my Landlord's name and address under the landlord tenent act 1985 (i think that was the year), the it has now been 24 days, and they haven't supplied it, is there a… read more
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I let out a 2 bedroom ground floor flat converted from a Victorian
I let out a 2 bedroom ground floor flat converted from a Victorian semi-detached house. There is a lot of condensation which a builder says is due to poor insulation because the walls are solid brick … read more
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