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Hi, Weve had mice in the property we rent for over 12 months.
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Hi, we are four tenants in a house (2 couples) and we are under
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My landlord is the leaseholder of the flat i rent from him
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We are a tenant. Our hob has not worked for 1 month. I also
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As a tenant on an assured shorthold tenancy - how much notice
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My daughter at uni has signed a assured shorthold tenancy agreement
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I was on a assured shorthold tenancy that ended in oct 2005 ..there was in the contract a section stateing that both parties were to give 2mths notice..... my tenancy then changed after 6mths to a per… read more
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