Peter Hindley

Registered with Property118.com
Wednesday 14th August 2013


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 34

Peter Hindley

10:00 AM, 27th July 2021, About 3 days ago

300% Council tax premium on empty property?

Reply to the comment left by Simon Britton at 26/07/2021 - 18:49
I wouldn't have thought either of those professionals would have thought that CT was within their remit.

Looking at the Exemptions on Leicester's website I don't see how she can get out of it strictly speaking. Best thing to do would be to personally plead her case with a nice Council official to see if a deal can be done. Something like 'these rules are fair enough for people who deliberately keep property empty but I'm trying to create a home so I would have thought that the Council would be in favour of that and able to exercise their discretion in this unique situation'.... Read More

Peter Hindley

17:43 PM, 26th July 2021, About 3 days ago

300% Council tax premium on empty property?

Council website states 300% if empty for more than 5 years. Can you prove how long it had been empty before she bought it?
https://www.leicester.gov.uk/your-community/council-tax/unoccupied-homes/... Read More

Peter Hindley

12:38 PM, 30th October 2020, About 9 months ago

Rent Guarantee Insurance - is it worth it?

Reply to the comment left by Paul Shears at 29/10/2020 - 20:07
I don't remember to be honest. It was arranged by letting Agent & included in service.... Read More

Peter Hindley

18:09 PM, 29th October 2020, About 9 months ago

Rent Guarantee Insurance - is it worth it?

I had RGI a few years ago. Tenant failed to pay 3 months rent. Insurance company engaged Law firm who asked Guarantor but when they responded that they hardly knew the tenant & didn't know what they were signing up to the law firm dropped their pursuit of them. I had evidence of Tenant's business interests but Insurance said chances of pursuing them & getting rent back was 50/50 & not worth it, so they paid me out. It seemed wrong to me not to pursue things, but my losses were covered.... Read More

Peter Hindley

20:04 PM, 19th August 2019, About 2 years ago

£200 outstanding bill on prepayment/key meters?

I've had the same. I phoned the energy supplier & their first words were "would you like me to make that debt disappear for you". I was stunned. They did what others above have said & cleared the meter.... Read More