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I have a tenant who has requested early termination of his
I have a tenant who has requested early termination of his tenancy agreement due to damp and mould in the house. I have supplied a dehumidifier and replaced an extractor fan. This by the tenants admis… read more
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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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Joshua
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I rented a flat through an agency and have had nothing but problems. The flat now has muliple mould and damp and is making me so ill i have moved out. I have spoken to the owner who agrees I can termi… read more
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We live in a two bed flat in a block of four comprising of
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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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My daughter has a fixed 6 mnth tenancy agreement in a 1 bed
My daughter has a fixed 6 mnth tenancy agreement in a 1 bed flat. It is an old building and they are having problems with serious damp in one corner of the bedroom (outside wall), the wall is running … read more
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My son viewed a flat with the then tennant in situ and decided
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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i have just moved into a property 8 days ago which was in perfect
i have just moved into a property 8 days ago which was in perfect condition. it is no full of mould due to condensation in all rooms. The damp specialist has said it will take 4-6 weeks just to dry ou… read more
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We have a fixed term agreement as a student tenant, in a house with 9 other students until
We have a fixed term agreement as a student tenant, in a house with 9 other students until 31/7/12, but wish to terminate because of the bad condition of the house. Mould on the walls, broken furnitur… read more
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I am a student renting a property for a year. Every time I
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Hi I was a tenant in a property for 6 months from April to
Hi I was a tenant in a property for 6 months from April to 0ctober 2010 under a short term tenancy agreement. There were problems with damp and mould at the property and 4 months into the tenancy my b… read more
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Hi, I am pasting below an incident of an uninhabitable
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if i rented a flat with a serious mould condition & landlord
if i rented a flat with a serious mould condition & landlord refuses to fix it, & i haven't moved in, do i still have to pay rent even though only one room is usable… read more
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I moved into a rented flat through an estate agents almost
I moved into a rented flat through an estate agents almost 4 months ago. I have a 6month tenancy agreement. I have had very bad mold problems in the flat which caused much of my furniture to be damage… read more
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I have signed an Assured Shorthold Tenancy with my landlord
I have signed an Assured Shorthold Tenancy with my landlord via a well known estate agent. I viewed the property in February, with contract date set for 07 April 2010. Collected the keys on 09 April 2… read more
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