St. Jims

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 26th March 2016


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 37

St. Jims

7:47 AM, 24th April 2021
About 2 weeks ago

Deducting interest on someone else’s mortgage?

Reply to the comment left by paul kaye at 23/04/2021 - 17:12
Thanks for your input Paul. You might be right, but may I ask if you're a tax advisor or in a related profession? I ask only to help me qualify your input, rather than question it.... Read More

St. Jims

7:37 AM, 24th April 2021
About 2 weeks ago

Deducting interest on someone else’s mortgage?

Reply to the comment left by Puzzler at 23/04/2021 - 19:49
Out of the two of us, she was the higher rate tax payer at the time the advice was given, and I was the lower rate.... Read More

St. Jims

7:12 AM, 30th January 2021
About 3 months ago

Can I resolve noisy neighbour issue for my tenant?

If you lose the tenant, tell the couple upstairs that you'll be re-advertising the property with a sign saying "DSS & drummers welcome".

I'm only half-joking. If they're costing you money, give as good as you get. If they don't care about anyone but themselves, find someone similar to them. They'll soon move.... Read More

St. Jims

20:10 PM, 28th August 2020
About 8 months ago

Westminster online tool encouraging HMO tenants to claim Rent Repayment Orders!

Oh get over yourselves.

Westminster Council's tool would not hurt a law-abiding landlord, so who could reasonably object?

This site is cheapened by this sort of breathless and manipulative marketing. I doubt I'll be coming back. Don't you have editors? It's hard enough being a landlord without being lumped in with this sort of self-pitying claptrap.

There are rules. There will always be rules. You won't like some of those rules, but you can still make money.

Grow up.... Read More

St. Jims

9:14 AM, 6th February 2019
About 2 years ago

Protection for Airbnb landlords?

Reply to the comment left by Neil Patterson at 05/02/2019 - 16:08
I've heard that the Police treat trespass as a civil rather than criminal matter, which if true might mean a horrific delay?

I would have hoped that an AirBnB trespasser would have the same legal status as a burglar.

Does anyone know for sure?... Read More