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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

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

Tenancy dates .....

Tenancy dates …..

28/08/2014

I just wondered if anyone had any 6 month tenancies starting tomorrow the 29th August, and if so, what do you have as an end date?  If the tenant extends for a further 6 month period what those dates would be? I have decided to avoid this date to make my life easier … lol… Read more

Tenants in HMO Fighting

Tenants in HMO Fighting

I have two long-term tenants in one of my HMO’s who obviously have a vendetta against each other. One is a fiftiesh builder, and the other is a younger thirty something. Both single guys. Their rooms have a common wall, through a party wall (I have two HMOs back to back). In the past they… Read more

How to deal with SAT agreements

How to deal with SAT agreements

Can anyone advise on how to deal SAT agreements?   I am currently looking to purchase at (Scottish) auction and have noticed that many of the proprieties have sitting tenants on SAT agreements. This is reflected in the price and therefore the properties are normally heavily discounted from area comparables. My limited understanding of SAT… Read more

Can I claim tax relief for paying utility bills

Can I claim tax relief for paying utility bills?

I can’t find if this has been asked before. If I agree to let a property where the rent includes the utility bills, are those bills an allowable expense for tax purposes? Thanks Lou Valdini

3 month AST

3 month AST?

26/08/2014

I was in the process of selling a six bed HMO and all the tenants were quite happy to leave. I am rehousing three of them and the other two (one has already left) were looking further afield.  Contracts were due to be exchanged around the second week of September but last Thursday the sale… Read more

NLA, RLA or ELA

NLA, RLA or ELA???

I’m a new landlord (I’m 33), based in Norwich, currently awaiting for my first tenants to move into my property.   I have heard good things about the NLA, RLA and ELA and was wondering if anyone has any opinions on which if any are worth joining? I would like to do one of the… Read more

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