Dr Rosalind Beck

Registered with Property118.com
Thursday 29th September 2016


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Is Government approach to housing short sighted?

I popped into my local estate agents today and in passing asked whether they ever saw landlords and first time buyers competing for the same properties. They looked completely bemused and said: 'We get very few first time buyers and not many landlords,' they replied, 'it's mostly families who already own looking to move.' So, it's not happening where I am! I tell this anecdote as a Labour MP told an anecdote in Parliament a year or so ago saying that a daughter of a friend of hers had once tried to purchase and found herself up against a landlord... and she wanted to use her one anecdote as evidence which would shape policy against landlords.... Read More

Is Government approach to housing short sighted?

Reply to the comment left by Gary Nock at 16/09/2017 - 11:16
Great. Thanks Gary. I just saw it.... Read More

Is Government approach to housing short sighted?

Reply to the comment left by Mark Alexander at 16/09/2017 - 10:59
Yes. Especially as a comment has just been posted there from an alleged tenant calling for the end of all 'tax relief' and calling landlords 'a scourge.' Obviously an HPC troll. No tenant in their right mind would support s24.... Read More

Is Government approach to housing short sighted?

Hi Gary.
Could you do me a favour and post that comment (omitting the bit about Mark as it wouldn't make sense) on my article on conservativehome? You've expressed it really well and it would look good over there and would also get a wider readership. The link is:

https://www.conservativehome.com/localgovernment/2017/09/rosalind-beck-homelessness-report-dodges-the-immigration-issue.html#idc-cover... Read More

Is Government approach to housing short sighted?

Reply to the comment left by Gary Nock at 16/09/2017 - 10:00
Hi Gary.
Could you do me a favour and post that comment (omitting the bit about Mark as it wouldn't make sense) on my article on conservativehome? You've expressed it really well and it would look good over there and would also get a wider readership. The link is:

https://www.conservativehome.com/localgovernment/2017/09/rosalind-beck-homelessness-report-dodges-the-immigration-issue.html#idc-cover... Read More