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17:30 PM, 15th October 2018
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Last Thursday Hilary Burkitt, the Head of Research at Shelter, spoke about the PRS on the BBC’s Politics Live programme, about 22 minutes from the start. click here She said “people don’t have the stability at the moment, they can be chucked out by their landlords at a moment’s notice”. That is untrue. Shelter’s own website says the opposite: “Only court bailiffs can evict you from your home” click here What she described would be a criminal offence, as Shelt
14:15 PM, 15th October 2018
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A property managing agent who used ‘ghost tenants’ as a front so that she could cram 16 people into one over-crowded house has been hit with a £26,000 fine. The council property licensing team received an application to register the property on Eastfield Road, E17, as a single-family dwelling. However, suspicious officers investigated further and discovered that it was in fact being let as a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO) and occupied by up to 16 unrelated tenants. Inv
10:18 AM, 15th October 2018
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Hello All, Last week, I carried out a general check up/inspection/'how's it going?' visit at the same time as a periodic electrical inspection. This was arranged with the tenant by text/phone. It was surreal. I have never been in this position before. The tenant, (a couple and their two small children), were not there. Neither was their furniture, coats, children's toys, but his sister was along with her furniture. I have to assume it is his sister and there is no information o
9:37 AM, 15th October 2018
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We have had our tenant in our property for 2 years on an initial 24 month tenancy, for which, we of course paid agents fees of 6%. Now we have come up to renewal time and naively I did not realise we are liable for fee's for another 2 years still. 4% for 12 months and then 2% the following year should the tenants stay in! They also want to charge £150 fee to draw up the new tenancy although I have now convinced them to drop that charge. It's my fault for not properly understandin
8:52 AM, 15th October 2018
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15:58 PM, 12th October 2018
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9:45 AM, 12th October 2018
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14:31 PM, 11th October 2018
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The Finance Minister for Ireland, Paschal Donohoe, described his budget as a “caring” budget that will secure Ireland’s future. Donohoe confirmed landlords would receive relief of up to 100% of the interest paid on loans for the purchase or refurbishment of residential property....
11:16 AM, 11th October 2018
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I have let a house to a company under a company let. The lease allows me to give one month’s notice at any time after 6 months. When I give notice, I was unclear whether the eviction date needs to coincide with the rent date?...
11:00 AM, 11th October 2018
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I have a rental flat, the rented flat above has had a leak from their bathroom into the ceiling of our flat for at least two years. Due to the construction of the ceiling the true extent of the issue has not been obvious until now...
10:51 AM, 11th October 2018
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The Government today launched a £20m scheme to be launched through Local authorities to alleviate the Homeless crisis. This scheme depends on and indeed needs the support of the PRS to work. Click here to view –...

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