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Greetings, I am in need of assistance regarding a tenancy
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I have informed my landlord that I have to leave the property
I have informed my landlord that I have to leave the property I've rented for a fixed period of 1 year some months earlier to the term. I had a reply from the agency that the money I've paid for the w… read more
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do i have to give the deposit over to the Landlord by law if
do i have to give the deposit over to the Landlord by law if the Landlord has stopped using the agent and now deals with me directly… read more
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Details:- This concerns a tenant who is seeking to regain
Details:- This concerns a tenant who is seeking to regain a tenancy deposit from the landlord. After the end of the (shorthold) tenancy, it was ascertained that the rented property is registered in th… read more
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I am requested t give 2 months notuice to my landlord if I
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Hello! I am trying to help our nanny who is having issues with
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I am a landlord. As a result of a mix up with our agents our
I am a landlord. As a result of a mix up with our agents our tenants deposit was never lodged with a tenancy deposit scheme.They began their tenancy five years ago before this became necessary,but sub… read more
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I am a resident landlord, non assured tenancy. Used to live
I am a resident landlord, non assured tenancy. Used to live in property, then divided it into 2 residences, let one out, lived in the other. Tenant started on 6-month tenancy Dec 16th 2010, thereafter… read more
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This question deals with tenancy rights, especially concerning
This question deals with tenancy rights, especially concerning the rental deposit. My housemates and I vacated the property we were renting on 23/10/11. Since then we have received no communication fr… read more
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A Compensation after 3 months of closed rent contract
hi I had rent an apartment to my family for 1 month the late july at london,UK they were having their vocation over there ,anyhow every thing went smoothly the rent was closed by the end of the month … read more
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Hi, i just moved into an apartment in London which is also on sale on the market. I pretty
Hi, i just moved into an apartment in London which is also on sale on the market. I pretty much have a standard 1 year contract with a 6 months break clause. is there any way a new landlord can evict … read more
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Hi, I am a landlord and on 1st May 2011 I signed a 6 month
Hi, I am a landlord and on 1st May 2011 I signed a 6 month shorthold tenancy agreement with a young couple who were just perfect for my little cottage. The deposit is being held with 'mydeposits.co.uk… read more
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I have a small cottage which I rent out and have 2 questions
I have a small cottage which I rent out and have 2 questions if I may: 1. In the shorthold tenancy lease, the tenants obligations are to look after & deliver up the property in good order at the end o… read more
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Hi, my tenants have just moved out after renting the property
Hi, my tenants have just moved out after renting the property for 2 years. The deposit was being held by the estate agent. I have just found out that the co-director has stolen a lot of money from the… read more
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Our former landlord is still holding our deposit, actually
Our former landlord is still holding our deposit, actually held by the landlord's agents and not in a TDS. She seems to be trying to wait us out and force us to sue her. The agent says it is not an as… read more
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Our former landlord has not returned our deposit (6 weeks
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Hi, My daughters landlord will not give her deposit back. Her tenancy was joint and several. One of the tenants owes rent but the landlord ignores my e-mails when i ask him how much he is owed. I thin… read more
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