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I have been leasing out a shared house to 5 individual tenants
I have been leasing out a shared house to 5 individual tenants It has worked very well up to now. One tenant has caused problems and is in the process of being evicted. 2 more have decided to hand in … read more
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I am a tenant and have moved in to a property 9 months ago.
I am a tenant and have moved in to a property 9 months ago. We took over from someone elses room as have the other 3 bedrooms in the property so no one has been in the property longer than 9 months. W… read more
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I rent a property to private tenants through an estate agent
I rent a property to private tenants through an estate agent with a full management agreement, for which I pay 15% of the rental income. I have good tenants who intend to stay in the property for seve… read more
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I recently allowed a letting agency have a key to a house I
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Is it possible to amend a assursed shorthold tenancy agreement
Is it possible to amend a assursed shorthold tenancy agreement after its been signed. The tenant is refusing to pay his share of the council tax to me and I want to add it into the weekly rent instead… read more
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We have been renting a flat from a husband and wife through
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I am a landlord of HMO student housing and use a letting agent.
I am a landlord of HMO student housing and use a letting agent. The letting agent has paid me monthly rent collected over 5-year period. But the house is now in a shocking state of disrepair although … read more
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Dear Sirs, My Son is a student at Loughborough University
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Is there a minimum time period before a tenancy agreement expires
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I have served my Tenants a Notice seeking Possession of my
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I have a friend who lives in Thailand. He rented his house
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My son, 23yrs is currently under assured shorthold tenancy agreement for 12 months ending 31 sept 2009. He lost his job and missed amonths rent whilst sorting out temporary benefit. he gained full amo… read more
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