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We are currently renting a property that is on the ground floor
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Our tenancy agreement states that the deposit is held by the
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Hello. This is very urgent. My daughter called me from london.(I am away from the U.K.) At about 2:00am, she awoke the sound of the leaking from the ceiling. Soon the floor and the things around there… read more
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