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How much is fair contribution to broken oven door? (UK rented apartment)

Hi - outer glass shattered on our oven door. Google suggests this does sometimes happen without provocation (oven is approx 7yrs old). Housing contract (London, UK) stipulates tenant responsible for 'broken glass' but I presume this refers to windows. Letting agents got quote of £220 for new door panel. New oven costs £295 and they prefer to do this. Ask I contribute 40% (£120). Is this a fair deal - should I negotiate lower? Thanks!
posted by ManOfPlans on Jul 3, 2014 - 14 answers

Moving to London - help me navigate the rental market!

In just over a month, I will be moving to London to take up a new job. I'm a bit overwhelmed by the rental market so need some advice on locations, costs, and anything I have probably overlooked. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 21, 2014 - 11 answers

Possibly Moving back to London- Help?

Hi, I am considering moving back to London after over a decade in NYC. I have a few questions that I am curious about. But after just typing and erasing them- I am just going to ask how other people have found the differences between living and working in (not visiting!) the two cities. [more inside]
posted by bquarters on Jun 1, 2013 - 4 answers

greater west london by the airport?

What is it like living in Hounslow or out Heathrow Airport way? Is it possible to find a three-bedroom house to rent that would allow pets? Are there lots of coffee shops?
posted by parmanparman on Jul 29, 2012 - 5 answers

shared ownership: good or bad?

How do shared ownership schemes work when buying a property? Are they a good idea or not? I am based in London, UK. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 6, 2012 - 3 answers

Is it possible to move rented accommodation in the UK while claiming Housing Benefit?

Is it possible to move rented accommodation in the UK, in London, while claiming Housing Benefit? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 10, 2011 - 8 answers

Ruin our child's shot at president?

Should we stay or should we go? Make a big international move as a pregnant couple or with a tiny baby? Lots of (possibly) relevant details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 29, 2011 - 25 answers

Help me find a place to live

How to find a place to rent in London (residential)? And what should I know/look out for? [more inside]
posted by djgh on Jan 2, 2011 - 6 answers

West London two-bed flat search.

LondonFlatSearchFilter: Ms. Kreiger and I need a two-bedroom flat in West London. Where should we be looking for leads? [more inside]
posted by Kreiger on Aug 15, 2008 - 12 answers

Inexpensive housing in London

Is it possible to find inexpensive housing in London? I'd like to spend six months to a year in London researching and writing a book. I have a very limited pension income, plus occasional unpredictable freelance writing assignments. I'm thinking shared housing, a room, a house-sitting arrangement is my only hope. Does anyone have experience or suggestions to share--including how to look for housing from the USA?
posted by NorthCoastCafe on Oct 5, 2007 - 7 answers

Pied à Terre

How do I go about securing a good deal on a short-term lease (30-90 days) in London? [more inside]
posted by Lillitatiana on Aug 8, 2006 - 14 answers

Copenhagen - London Swap

Housingfilter: My girlfriend and I are going to be "stuck" in London for two weeks (waiting for a flight layover). Does anyone have any cheap suggestions OR interest in a housing swap (we live in Copenhagen)? (MI) [more inside]
posted by AwkwardPause on Jun 16, 2004 - 5 answers

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