Ian Simpson

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 10th August 2013

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 137

Ian Simpson

10:50 AM, 8th May 2021
About 3 hours ago

EU citizen's Right to rent in the UK?

Can somebody please clarify what happens after 30 June 2021 please...? Can we let to EU Citizens or can't we...? ( New lets )

I assume existing Letting arrangements are unaffected...?... Read More

Ian Simpson

7:36 AM, 17th April 2021
About 3 weeks ago

EICR has thrown a complete spanner in the works?

WHo is actually checking up that these are actually done...?
We have made a start, but the current backlog means we wont have ours all certificated for ages..
Maybe the Covid-police will be changed to the EICR-police as the Pandemic winds down...? All you need is a clipboard and twenty minutes' training I suppose...... Read More

Ian Simpson

7:31 AM, 17th April 2021
About 3 weeks ago

Benefit tenants, I am sorry!

We have taken on a new policy now .... NO new tenancies at all, unless with a solid guarantor who actually owns a home of their own. No Guarantor, no tenancy. SImple. The rooms might be empty, but at least they don't stink of cannabis, fags, body odour and rotting food any more....

....are there ANY decent tenants out there any more....?... Read More

Ian Simpson

7:25 AM, 17th April 2021
About 3 weeks ago

Tenant charged with Arson?

Yes, we had one of these... Drugs again, always the drugs. Cannabis mainly. This tenant decided to have a camp fire in his bedroom, and managed to gut two rooms and take some of the roof off. Luckily at was 1pm , not 1am , otherwise people in the other flats would have been at risk. Seven fire engines later, he was rescued from the roof, and got 3yrs for ARson. Now out again and banned from the area. Rebuild took a year. Never even thought about his tenancy ...! His room been re-let now for ages.... Bring back euthanasia !!... Read More

Ian Simpson

8:24 AM, 27th March 2021
About a month ago

EICR necessary for tenant a year in arrears?

Reply to the comment left by Nikki Palmer at 26/03/2021 - 15:13
Jeepers. Council paying rent arrears! Wow! That’s a first! Bring it on.... I need a council like that!... Read More