Lee Humby

Registered with Property118.com
Monday 8th February 2016


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 20

Lee Humby

9:51 AM, 20th March 2020
About 2 months ago

No Rent For Buy To Let Landlords

Reply to the comment left by Mark Alexander at 19/03/2020 - 18:11
Rent guarantee insurance is worthless right now as it's predicated on eviction, which the government has now outlawed.... Read More

Lee Humby

11:11 AM, 9th March 2017
About 3 years ago

Summer Budget 2015 - Landlords Reactions

Reply to the comment left by "Rachel Hodge" at "09/03/2017 - 09:50":

Re-posting from another thread....

Just reported on London BBC news (apparently, it’s come as a shock to them!) – “it’s easier to rent a flat in London if you have a pet than if you’re on housing benefit”. Out of 11000 homes to rent in online listings in London, all but a few hundred are not available to people on housing benefit. An unnamed campaign group has claimed this is discriminatory on the part of landlords. Even if mortgage lenders were to allow rental to tenants on housing benefit (which in my experience, very few do), how exactly has the government encouraged landlords to house these disadvantaged people!?... Read More

Lee Humby

9:16 AM, 9th March 2017
About 3 years ago

Spring Budget 2017 - Landlords Reactions

Just reported on London BBC news (apparently, it's come as a shock to them!) - "it's easier to rent a flat in London if you have a pet than if you're on housing benefit". Out of 11000 homes to rent in online listings in London, all but a few hundred are not available to people on housing benefit. An unnamed campaign group has claimed this is discriminatory on the part of landlords. Even if mortgage lenders were to allow rental to tenants on housing benefit (which in my experience, very few do), how exactly has the government encouraged landlords to house these disadvantaged people!?... Read More

Lee Humby

8:44 AM, 9th March 2017
About 3 years ago

Spring Budget 2017 - Landlords Reactions

Reply to the comment left by "Gareth Wilson" at "09/03/2017 - 08:12":

If any more government apparatchiks say that they are "levelling the playing field" I think i will go stark staring bonkers! You'd think they had more important issues at hand than to ferret around trying to destroy anything that looks remotely like it's working well. Self-employed people take more risks and are the lifeblood of the economy. Great! - say the government - let's choke them off!... Read More