Martin Roberts

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Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 42

Martin Roberts

8:20 AM, 6th December 2018
About 4 days ago

UC has felt like a huge cultural change for many landlords

So now we have to approach tennants and give them financial planning advice.

Even assuming we don't get told to 'Go away' I'm not qualified to do this.... Read More

Martin Roberts

12:38 PM, 16th October 2018
About 2 months ago

Shelter’s Head of Research misled public on TV

Maybe we should all phone Shelter's off ice and ask for 'clarification'.

I'm sure they would welcome the calls.

For the record, we're selling as I can only see things getting far worse.... Read More

Martin Roberts

8:23 AM, 9th March 2018
About 9 months ago

Reasons for not selecting tenant and claims of discrimination?

You can't discriminate on grounds of disability, and can't refuse assistance dogs, but I've never heard of anyone requiring two dogs, and I would, and have, refused because of attitude.

This person will cause you trouble, but as suggested, you don't need to give a reason.

As I've pointed out to prospects, if we get 30 applications then 29 people won't get the flat.... Read More

Martin Roberts

14:14 PM, 5th March 2018
About 9 months ago

Martin Roberts

18:40 PM, 23rd February 2018
About 10 months ago

Reply to serious flaws in BTL article by The Economist

Well done for keeping on the case, thanks.

And just to add a little perspective for those who say they have had "Nothing" in exchange for the rent the flat we rent out would sell for about £150,000.

The rent is under £20 per day.

Try renting a £150,000 super car for the day.... Read More