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Hi, My partner and I split up recently, and now we are getting back together after eight weeks of living apart we have resolved our differences. For the fist few weeks he stayed with a friend. On the … read more
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I have an AST which I believed was for a year signed through
I have an AST which I believed was for a year signed through an estate agency which I stated I neede a property for a year. On a whim the landlady has sent me 21 notice to get out in 2 months I nthink… read more
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Hi, my enquiry relates to HMO and subletting. I want to rent
Hi, my enquiry relates to HMO and subletting. I want to rent a 5-bed, 3 floor house. if I rent it as the only tenant, and sub let the rooms (with permission to sublet), how many other (independent) pe… read more
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When a property is transferred with tenants occupying and should
When a property is transferred with tenants occupying and should have been HMO licensed but is not - who is responsible for the application of a HMO license- the new landlord or can the old landlord b… read more
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I have given my landlord just over 1 months notice to vacate
I have given my landlord just over 1 months notice to vacate my privately rented property. He has stated there is a no break clause in the tennancy agreement and I am liable for rent until August, or … read more
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I rented out my property and took a small deposit of 200 rent
I rented out my property and took a small deposit of £200 rent being £350. we did not put a contract in place and the tennant said she would take the room approx for a year. She moved in 1st September… read more
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I have a tennant, who is refusing to pay his rent. We have
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We have vacated a London property because the landlord wished to sell the premises. It was a house with an occupancy of 5 across a three story house. We decided not to pay the last month's rent as the… read more
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ending a joint and severaly tennacy agreement. Period of contract
ending a joint and severaly tennacy agreement. Period of contract 18 months Break clause..after six months the tenants can for any reason give notice. Two months notice is required. tenant A gave noti… read more
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My daughter has been in her bedsit for three weeks in a property in london. It b
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As tennants we were asked verbaly to leave a property, which
As tennants we were asked verbaly to leave a property, which we did, one month before the terms of the tennancy agreement. all four tennants agreed to this and we all handed in our keys to the letting… read more
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Hello, My friend owns a property which he currently resides
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