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  • This is a NO isn't it? Seems iffy to me, what do you think?
    This is a NO isn't it? Seems iffy to me, what do you think? Any insights? My ad is on Gumtree.

    "Hello, I'm A***** a British America Business man, I have a business project in your area and I'll like to rent your apartment for the period of 6 month and I'll like to know...
    27-07-2017, 13:57 PM
  • Reply to This is a NO isn't it? Seems iffy to me, what do you think?

    I'm assuming you are posting this for a laugh
    27-07-2017, 14:22 PM
  • Reply to This is a NO isn't it? Seems iffy to me, what do you think?
    I'm surprised that you are even asking, it's obviously some kind of scam.

    At the very least phishing for your personal contact details.

    "British America Business man" who can't spell 'American' or even write English properly? - "my personal assistance and he...
    27-07-2017, 14:11 PM
  • Burglary Damage - Who Pays?
    Our rented flat was broken into, in the process the Yale lock was broken and cost £100 to repair. The landlord is refusing to pay this on the basis we didn’t also lock the door with the mortice lock. We didn’t use the mortice lock as it wasn’t working although the landlord did not know this....
    25-07-2017, 11:40 AM
  • Reply to Burglary Damage - Who Pays?
    John Duff
    Following on from my last post, had the tenant not informed the police and landlord at the time, they would have failed in their duty. I therefore would expect the tenant to foot the bill at the end of the tenancy or sooner.
    27-07-2017, 13:45 PM
  • Tenant's energy debt.
    I am a landlord of a 2 bed end terrace, the property is owned out right. I am registered Disabled and this was the main reason I decided to rent my property out. As it was not a suitable property for my Disability. I would have to make some major changes that would devalue my property like installing...
    20-07-2017, 22:08 PM
  • Reply to Tenant's energy debt.
    Hi there, I've also been looking into the office of fair trading as nobody has said whether you believe that E.on or that LCS have acted is the correct manner when looking into a debt. well I have found out this piece of information and would like to know your thoughts and views if its correct and I'm...
    27-07-2017, 13:30 PM
  • Reply to Burglary Damage - Who Pays?
    John Duff
    Criminal damage not connected with the tenant occurred during the tenancy and was reported as such at the time. It is not the case that the tenant caused or was responsible for loss of value beyond wear and tear.

    I'm just stating my view which appears to be backed up from sources other...
    27-07-2017, 13:15 PM
  • Reply to Burglary Damage - Who Pays?
    If the tenancy ended and the lock was broken, it would be a loss in value beyond fair wear and tear and I'd expect the tenant to compensate the landlord for it.
    Same as any other damage.

    What's different about it during the tenancy?
    27-07-2017, 13:03 PM
  • Reply to Burglary Damage - Who Pays?
    John Duff
    Yes, they have a duty of care but not the same responsibilities as a lease/freeholder.

    If I was the tenant, I'd refuse to pay. This is assuming I hadn't been grossly negligent and had reported the damage at the earliest opportunity to both the police and the landlord. I would expect a TDS...
    27-07-2017, 12:55 PM