Heather G.

Registered with Property118.com
Friday 11th March 2016

Trading Status

Insures properties through a broker recommended by Property118

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 106

Heather G.

17:30 PM, 12th February 2020
About 7 days ago

Are fines to landlords disproportionate to the crime?

What are the penalties for not having a TV licence, which is also law? Without one you risk prosecution and can be issued a fine of up to £1,000, plus court costs.... Read More

Heather G.

11:37 AM, 7th February 2020
About 2 weeks ago

R.I.P. David Knox - A.K.A. "Appalled Landlord"

This is sad news. I was always impressed with his level of knowledge and detail regarding the property market and on many occasions have used his wisdom in my own campaigns & arguments. His research was thorough, insightful and incredibly helpful and I'm sure we will continue to refer to it in the future. (Thanks P118 for curating his posts for us). I would also like to extend my condolences to Ludmilla and his family in their sudden loss. RIP David.... Read More

Heather G.

15:39 PM, 23rd November 2019
About 3 months ago

Green Manifesto - Rent Controls and Land Value Tax

I'd have to increase rent by £467 per MONTH just to stand still on our properties with their LVT. I've told our tenants I am freezing their rents for next year and one household is getting a partial rent holiday in December as they've been brilliant.... Read More

Heather G.

12:53 PM, 8th September 2019
About 5 months ago

How the Tenant Fees Ban Can Backfire on Tenants

“If a tenant requests to leave before the end of their tenancy you are entitled to charge an early termination fee. This must not exceed the financial loss that a landlord has suffered in permitting, or reasonable costs that have been incurred by the agent in arranging for, the tenant to leave early.
If I read this correctly, as a self managing LL I can only charge for my 'losses', not my 'costs'. So I could charge for lost rent, but not the costs of referencing etc?... Read More

Heather G.

11:04 AM, 8th September 2019
About 5 months ago

Nottingham Selective licensing adds £40 pm costs to tenants

Reply to the comment left by Mick Roberts at 07/09/2019 - 11:23
Hi Nick,
Our council is about to start consulting on a new 5 year borough-wide licence and I'm thinking about doing an FOI request to find out if they can justify it. Would you mind sending me your request to use as a template please? Also happy to hear any other suggestions of info to request from P118 members.... Read More