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At the bottom of every article published on Property118, and just above comments, you will see this box  It’s self explanatory really once you know it’s there If you complete these steps you will receive an email notification whenever a person adds a new comment. At the bottom of these notification emails there is a… Read more


What furnishings are required for an HMO

I have just purchased my first property for use as an HMO. It will be 4 person/4 room and a common area in the form of a kitchen/dining room. My question is what is required/expected for me to provide extra to items such as beds wardrobes and table chairs and sofas in the communal areas?… Read more


Can I operate tenants bank account for them with permission?

As some of you know, I’m pretty experienced in Housing Benefit …. well I think I am! ha ha. The letter below basically explains my question to you all, as I was gonna’ ring the bank, but the robots in India won’t have a clue. And then I thought – There’s usually always someone… Read more

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Our Most Helpful Members

NEW TODAY! We have created a new section to recognise those who contribute most to our forums (questions and answers).  Questions result in answers being provided that educate a far wider audience than the person asking the question. With this in mind we have added a new section to the Member dropdown of our Navigation… Read more

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Possession date – tenant still in – what next ?


This is the first time I have formally evicted a tenant with the aid of a solicitor – He obtained an order for possession in 2 days time. The tenant (LHA) will not communicate with me. I could phone her mother (guarantor) but she gets very abusive and I doubt she would want to answer… Read more


Tenants Daughter comes of age – on or off the AST?

I have a good tenant; he pays on the dot, is happy where he is and wants to stay on long term. He is a single parent and has a teenage daughter that has recently come of age. His AST is up for renewal and we are both happy to renew. The daughter doesn’t seem… Read more

Successfully enforcing for unpaid rent

3 steps to court approval for speedy evictions

In my earlier post on speedy evictions I talked about how High Court Enforcement Officers (HCEO) can be a fast alternative to County Court bailiffs (CCB) for enforcing a possession order. We EVEN find that many property solicitors are not aware of this option, and those that have heard of it have been put off… Read more


Section 21 notice advice please

I have a tenant who is currently in arrears and has despite my efforts is not responding to my letters, texts or even answering the door! Earlier this month I attempted too hand deliver a Section 21 Notice to them, but they did not answer the door so I then posted it. I enclosed two… Read more


Looking at becoming a Landlord after successful business helped purchase main residence


First of all I’m called Max and I have just become a member after reading a lot of the great advice that is available on this page. I am 27 years old and I bought my first property 3 years ago off the back end of a 3 year experience in setting up my first… Read more


Introducing Repolist

As the name implies, Repolist is a way to source property repossessions currently for sale in the UK.  The website uses state of the art technology to scan the UK property market, filtering through circa 750,000 properties for repossessions and refurb opportunities. I tried it for myself and I have to admit to being impressed… Read more

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