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Sash_law I ve beeing talking to you yesterday about a
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There,I am currently in a dispute with a tenant who
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Sir/Madam,Please let me have your advice on the options available
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Hi, I have a 4 bed property that I am renting to two lads (each
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Hi, a question about HMOs and sub-letting to lodgers, please.... Would
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I was subletting; I recently moved out giving only 1 week notice
I was subletting; I recently moved out giving only 1 week notice as the relationship with the other (lease-holding) broke down. I no longer have access to the flat but she is refusing to return my bon… read more
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Hello, Joshua This is Mr. Pawar; I have one query. I would
Hello, Joshua This is Mr. Pawar; I have one query. I would highly appreciate it if you could please help me in this. I am planning to start a small scale business in the United Kingdom. The business i… read more
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If myself and my partner rent a large house along with another
If myself and my partner rent a large house along with another couple, no HMO licence is required. If there is no anti-subletting clause in the contract and we sublet one of the many bedrooms to anoth… read more
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We are a group of 6 people only 4 of whom are on the contract
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Could you tell me please if its legal. I rent a two bedroom
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Hi, my enquiry relates to HMO and subletting. I want to rent
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The remaining tenant of a four tenant lease in Hackney has
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Dear Sir/Madam, I signed a contract with a landlord for his
Dear Sir/Madam, I signed a contract with a landlord for his 7-bedroom house (one year term) and I got the written consent of sublet from him. Each room of the house in the original contract is 50 poun… read more
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