SimonR

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Wednesday 12th December 2018


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 66

SimonR

11:00 AM, 11th September 2020
About 4 months ago

Shelter help disabled tenant win second 'No DSS' case

The key here is how the response is worded, when we get enquiries from prospective tenants in receipt of benefits i make it clear that they will be considered but they must pass the referencing criteria same as everyone else and part of that process is an affordability check. If they fail the affordability check they will not be considered for the property. I also stress that they must pay the first month in advance and also the security deposit, all future rental payments to be paid in advance and that we do not accept 4 weekly payments as this will put the account in to arrears.... Read More

SimonR

11:00 AM, 8th September 2020
About 5 months ago

How to change AST agreement when husband voluntarily moves out?

Probably the easiest way is to do a deed of variance/assignment of tenancy, this needs to be signed by both tenants and yourselves as the landlord. Once signed there will be no need to amend the AST as the deed will supersede it. I would also get a letter from the husband stating he has left the property and agrees to sign the whole deposit over to the remaining tenant, this should not be an email but actual letter.... Read More

SimonR

14:19 PM, 19th August 2020
About 5 months ago

What if they turn around and say they did not receive the S21?

First class post is the correct way to serve notice as long as you get a proof of postage. If the tenancy agreement say by way of letter then that's what you do. If you end up going to court and produce the proof of postage the judge will assume it has been served and received.... Read More

SimonR

15:45 PM, 11th June 2020
About 7 months ago

Is it possible to avoid Letting Agent renewal fee in case of self-management?

Firstly they cannot just change their terms and unilaterally apply them to all landlords if they haven't give prior notice of those changes or if the original contract didn't allow for them. Why employ a solicitor would probably be easier to do a money claim online... Read More

SimonR

15:32 PM, 11th June 2020
About 7 months ago

Tenant withholding rent due to boiler problems

Reply to the comment left by SimonR at 11/06/2020 - 15:17
Sorry 3 repairs in 3 months, was unable to edit... Read More