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Yesterday my son and four others moved into a rented house.
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HiI have a additional clause in my tenancy agreement that
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Dear XXXXX I have a dispute with my tenant (of 2 years) about
Dear XXXXX I have a dispute with my tenant (of 2 years) about some damp which has returned in the kitchen. It wasn't on the last property report 30/7 but she says I have refused works all year to fix … read more
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hi. im just after abit of info, but before i ask i apologise
hi. im just after abit of info, but before i ask i apologise for my spelling in advice. firstly, the house we rent has had no drinking water for 5 years now, we have had to fill water bottles up from … read more
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Hi, I have been renting a property for almost 4 months and
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My son viewed a flat with the then tennant in situ and decided that although untidy it would be ok once the tennant had moved out. He said it was stuffy but didn't notice a smell at the time of viewin… read more
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We moved into a rented property in June 2011 - In the last
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Jo C.
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Hi, resgarding the areas of upkeep of the property on the
Hi, resgarding the areas of 'upkeep' of the property on the landlords side. Even if this is not written in the AST is this still part of the law if I needed to take it further... in my case there is a… read more
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Dear Sir / Ms, my question relates to UK law, and concerns
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Can a tenant claim rent abatement (or compensation) for a period of time during which
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Hello I started renting a property on Oct 24 2010, with my wife and 2 daughters age
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My daughter is renting a house on 6 monthly basis the central heating and hot wa
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Daniel Smith
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Hi There, I wonder if you could be so kind and help me.
Hi There, I wonder if you could be so kind and help me. My boyfriend and I moved into a rented property on July 17th 2010 dealing with an estate agent called Kelrick Properties. Since moving into the … read more
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on 2 September I informed landlord via managing agents that
on 2 September I informed landlord via managing agents that the windows in the flat we rent do not close properly and are letting cold in. They sent a workman to put some foam into the windows with an… read more
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Im about to move propteries and letting agent. Im leaving
I'm about to move propteries and letting agent. I'm leaving my current property after spending last winter without heating and every room being damp and having large mould patches everywhere also the … read more
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