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My wife and I rent a room in a house.It is an HMO house.The
My wife and I rent a room in a house.It is an HMO house.The landlord has no HMO licence.I would like to know if we would be within our rights to withhold our rent as he has never had an HMO licence.He… read more
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I have some questions relating to an HMO licenced property
Hi, I have some questions relating to an HMO licenced property and would like to have expert answer to my questions.… read more
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Our tenants signed a 12 month AST with no break clause. They have phoned this morning and have stated that they are leaving the property in 2 weeks time (4 months before the end date of the AST). They… read more
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Hello. I have a house that I had to obtain a licence for a
Hello. I have a house that I had to obtain a licence for a small hmo, which I live in and rent out three rooms. I rented out the back rear room with a bathroom to a couple with a boy, 6 years and the … read more
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If myself and my partner rent a large house along with another
If myself and my partner rent a large house along with another couple, no HMO licence is required. If there is no anti-subletting clause in the contract and we sublet one of the many bedrooms to anoth… read more
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Joshua
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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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Hi there, Im renting room in shared house. Landlady doesnt
Hi there, I'm renting room in shared house. Landlady doesn't live there. I pay my rent on time. I registered 2 businesses in that address and she asked me to remove it, which I did. But now she asked … read more
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Hi, I have rented a property as a tenant one year ago and sub
Hi, I have rented a property as a tenant one year ago and sub let one of the rooms to a girl at the same time. I did not sign any tenancy agreement with that girl but she used to pay in my bank accoun… read more
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I have just signed an Assured Shorthold Tenancy on 24 Sep 2012.
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We are a group of 6 people only 4 of whom are on the contract
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Hi. A question about HMOs and subletting. If a landlord
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When a property is transferred with tenants occupying and should
When a property is transferred with tenants occupying and should have been HMO licensed but is not - who is responsible for the application of a HMO license- the new landlord or can the old landlord b… read more
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1500 p/m tennancy started on 29 july 2009 that is 4 bed-council
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Hi, I own a 5 bed (on 3 floors) property in london and in March 2009 rented it out via an estate agent to 4 adults (not related to each other - just friends and co-workers). I signed a management cont… read more
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