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Tenancy Ended Abruptly

Tenancy Ended Abruptly

29/08/2014

We moved into an office within an office block about 4 years ago at the height of the recession. When we moved into the office we were told to occupy a smaller office until the one meant for us was ready. When our office was ready we moved in and when we asked for a… Read more

Parking £600K for a few months

Parking £600K for a few months

Someone has offered me about £600K for an unencumbered property. I’d happily sell now, but am too busy to buy anything new till at the earliest Jan or Feb. Any tips on where to get the best short term rate for such an amount while still being able to access the funds should I need… Read more

HMO licensing and absent freeholder

HMO licensing and absent freeholder

I own a leasehold flat in North Wales, it is one of 3 self-contained leasehold flats in a converted house.  I have just received a letter from the council which says that the property needs to have a HMO licence otherwise I will not be able to continue rent it out. They say that it… Read more

Online Accelerated Posession

Online Accelerated Posession

Remains to be seen how this will work, but every little helps ……… https://gds.blog.gov.uk/2014/08/29/5-live-civil-claims-evict-a-tenant-using-accelerated-possession/ What are other members thoughts? Regards Lou

FCA

Recheck your PPI complaint

2.5 million Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) complaints made between 2012 and 2013 are going to be reviewed by firms after the Financial Conduct Authority FCA has forced them to improve their procedures It is believed that complaints during this period may have been unfairly rejected or compensation paid too little. 70% of complaints taken to… Read more

Rent Arrears and New Landlord

Rent Arrears and New Landlord

My flat was sold to a new landlord in July and my old landlord is querying one of my rent payments (saying I’ve missed one.) I have spoken to him and we are investigating this, however now my new landlord is demanding to see my bank statements since I first moved into the property to… Read more

Letting Agents are they right or wrong

Letting Agents are they right or wrong?

With my work pensions lump sum we invested in some new build properties with mortgages to enhance our incomes. We got a local letting agents to let the properties and to manage. One of the new properties rented to a couple with two children, other than the first months rent, they started to pay late… Read more

flat conversion

Flat conversion and financing strategy

Let me first take this opportunity to thank Mr Mark Alexander and team for creating this excellent encyclopaedia for landlords. I have decided to venture into converting house into flats. We are in process of converting a 3 bed semidetached house into 3 one bed flats. I have enough equity to cover this conversion. I… Read more

Shelter master plan for Hoo Valley

Wolfson Economics Prize finalists argue for garden cities

28/08/2014

The five finalists for the prestigious Wolfson Economics prize worth £250,000 for the winner, all argue the case for creating more garden cities to help solve the Uk’s housing crisis. Barton Willmore’s entry suggests creating four different types of garden city along with the greening of existing new towns. Up to 40 new garden cities… Read more

Section 21 (4) (a)

Section 21 (4) (a)

I have served the above and I was wondering as there seems to be conflicting information… am I still able to accept rent during the two month notice period? Thanks  Peppy Donnelly

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