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I am one of 5 named tenants (AST 01/09/13 to 30/06/14) in a
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We have a signed agreement which states thatcouncil tax is
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i went with an estate agent that got me a tennant for 1 year and signed a contract. I payed the estate agent to manadge the flat and they took there fee ect. 4 months were fine no problem,then The Ten… read more
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My partner and I recently moved into a property together.
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I have a house in the London Borough of Southwark which I rent
I have a house in the London Borough of Southwark which I rent out to 4 young professionals who are friends. Should it be registered as an HMO?… read more
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My daughter at uni has signed a assured shorthold tenancy agreement
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Hi there - no idea how or if this site works!? But here goes :-) Just started renting a property for 12 months (AST Assured Shorthold Tenancy), in England UK, Mid March 2009 through a large reputable … read more
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