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16:45 PM, 10th May 2021
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I am a Freeholder and Shared Freeholder of two Victorian conversions, each with 3 flats over 3 storeys including the ground floor. Whilst we abide by standard fire safety rules for example 30 minute fire doors, wired smoke alarms, no blocked access along fire escape route etc, I am wondering how liable we would be in the case of a fire or, heaven forbid, injury? Should we get some kind of liability insurance? Do we need a professional fire risk assessment? Can we do it ou

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16:41 PM, 10th May 2021
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We have had problems with a tenant who has caused malicious damage to our property. With unpaid rent and the damage, it amounts to around £4,500. I have been told by my insurance broker that my landlords content insurance doesn’t cover malicious damage, although I haven’t, as yet, submitted a claim directly with the insurers. The tenant has since died, so I cannot claim from him other than making a claim on his estate or hoping on some form of goodwill from his adult child
16:37 PM, 10th May 2021
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I am a leaseholder of an apartment with a defined car park space in the basement. The RTM has re-introduced a local car park management company to 'police' the car park area. I always park in my allocated space. There is no public access to the car park as the entrance is by key fob. Recently the RTM is insisting that car park permits are displayed and the car park management company is rigorous in upholding this rule. The RTM have been told by me that I park in MY space (it
16:29 PM, 10th May 2021
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10:49 AM, 10th May 2021
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10:25 AM, 10th May 2021
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10:13 AM, 10th May 2021
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The current Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday has helped deliver a property market stimulus that has far outweighed the immediate response to the 2007/08 financial crisis, according to new analysis by Search Acumen, the property data and insight provider....
10:04 AM, 10th May 2021
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The latest Halifax House Price index reflecting April figures is showing house prices were 8.2% higher than in April 2020 with the average house value now £258,204. On a monthly basis, house prices in April were 1.4% higher than in March and in the latest quarter (February to April) house prices were 0.9% higher than in the preceding three months (November to January)....
9:40 AM, 7th May 2021
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I had an EICR assessment in October, which stated the property required rewiring. Since then there have multiple failed attempts to get this work started and completed. The tenant had Covid-19 multiple times, then her boyfriend has had it, then a boyfriend’s relative bereavement...
17:07 PM, 6th May 2021
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The Bank of Englands Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted unanimously to maintain Bank Rate at 0.1% and current levels of Quantitative Easing. This was due to the fall in inflationary pressures caused by global economic activity being more adversely affected by the pandemic than predicted....