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How Three Dozen Morons Influence Anti Landlord Media

How Three Dozen Morons Influence Anti Landlord Media

24/08/2016

Their leader has been praying for a House Price Crash for years, he’s even set up a forum dedicated to helping to create one! By his own admission he can afford to buy a place of his own but has always chosen not to. What a plonka! His strategy is based on hope and he’s recruited around three… Read more


Money Grabbing Rogue Landlords Are Parasites

Money Grabbing Rogue Landlords Are Parasites

24/08/2016

It’s all well and good moaning about headlines like the one above and the bias of anti landlord media which leads to increased legislation and higher taxes but what are we doing about it? Ah yes, we are going to pass on all the costs to our tenants because they should foot the bill –… Read more


Eviction due to landlord not paying the mortgage?

Eviction due to landlord not paying the mortgage?

24/08/2016

I private rented with no letting agents, had a basic tenancy agreement and paid my rent each month. The landlord wasn’t paying his mortgage and now the house has been repossessed leaving my family homeless. We got the letter informing us of eviction 6th July, this is when I refused to pay the rent for… Read more



Possible Brexit clause for Valuations

Possible Brexit clause for Valuations

23/08/2016

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has suggested a possible Brexit clause that can be added by member surveyors to be added to Valuation reports. This is intended to offer protection for Surveyors against the uncertainty of future house price movements while the issue of Brexit and its repercussions are still uncertain. The RICS… Read more


Housing benefit for related tenant?

Housing benefit for related tenant?

23/08/2016

Has anyone had a success with a housing benefit claim where they own a family members property and rent it back to them? I purchased my parents unencumbered home (for market value) in order to pay for renovations and to repay some of their debts. Almost 10 years on they have decided to claim housing… Read more


Guaranteed rent agent not paying and laws broken!

Guaranteed rent agent not paying and laws broken!

23/08/2016

I have given a few properties to a guaranteed rent agency to manage, handle licences, bills, tenancies etc. I gave most of them early last year with a one year contract. Since handing them over, I have been out of the country and having just returned to attend a wedding. I have found illegal partitions,… Read more



Liverpool Landlord Licensing Competition

Liverpool Landlord Licensing Competition

23/08/2016

Liverpool landlord Licensing is a deeply flawed process. I have exposed not only data breaches, but a breach in the 2015 de regulation act. The co regulators who are supposed to represent Landlords have so far defended the council on their now defunct anti social behaviour clause. The co regulators still purport to represent landlords,… Read more


Complaint going in to the BBC over attitude towards landlords

Complaint going in to the BBC over attitude towards landlords

22/08/2016

I have to say that I was disgusted to read the article on this mornings BBC news page with regards to how much landlords are ‘lining’ their pockets from housing benefit claimants…. the title ‘Private landlords double housing benefit haul to £9.3bn’ suggest to me that private landlords are somehow stealing this money! Clearly landlords… Read more


Maintenance and Shared Ownership

Maintenance and Shared Ownership

22/08/2016

There are 4 apartments in the unit. The 4 owners bought the freehold so that they could control maintenance and costs. One of the owners is questioning who has the right to suggest what remedial work is required, and who should be responsible for payment. His view appears to be that no work should be… Read more



Change of student tenant during tenancy

Change of student tenant during tenancy

22/08/2016

I have a student (international students) let in a HMO and one of the tenants want to leave (its a month into her tenancy) and go back to her home country as she is unwell. I understand that she is liable for the full contract for the term however she can find a replacement tenant… Read more


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