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Hi we moved to the property in June 2014 and in second week I notcied a leak in the bathroom ceiling. I immediately infomed an agency, I also informed them about low water pressure in shower. Each tim… read more
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We are renting a flat in a block and since then we are having problems with rising damp and musty smell. It is a block from the 60' with no ventilation, single cell walls. There are two adults and a c… read more
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Entered into an AST, but the plumbing/heating and other things are net yet working in full working in order. LL seems hesitant to carry out this work (its a house owned by their relative who has gone … read more
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Our Landlord has invoked her 6 month break clause in a fixed
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Hi, i moved into a property recently (4 months ago). When i
Hi, i moved into a property recently (4 months ago). When i viewed the property it had a ornate gas fire in the living room and wall lights which created a feature. I signed up on the day to pay £695 … read more
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We rent a six bedroom house as students. We are in the sixth
We rent a six bedroom house as students. We are in the sixth month of our ten month agreement. W have two bathrooms, but today for the fifth occasion, the bathrooms have leaked through the ceiling int… read more
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I am a private tenant and the house i have been renting flooded
I am a private tenant and the house i have been renting flooded due to a burst boiler pump. I moved out on 5th Dec for the landlady to sort out a new boiler, and ceilings and flooring. She would not c… read more
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We have recently vacated a let property after 23 months. We
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We had a leak last Christmas, landlord left the lid slightly
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Hello, Our tenancy has just come to an end. We have been in the property over two and a half years. Eighteen months ago, we noticed that there was a leak in the shower - the seal on the door wasn't st… read more
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We rent a 2 bed flat, master bedroom with ensuite. 2nd bedroom
We rent a 2 bed flat, master bedroom with ensuite. 2nd bedroom is a study with sofabed. Two months ago there was a leak in ensuite shower that spread to bedroom and it smells really bad (mould+damp). … read more
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