Chris Amis

Registered with Property118.com
Monday 26th August 2013


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 100

Chris Amis

10 hours ago
GDPR confusion and misinformation

Reply to the comment left by Robert Mellors at 24/04/2018 - 22:48
I guess the answer in all cases is to tell the tenant to contact the tradesman.

The only thing more forgetful than a plumber is a tenant, I will have to keep chasing them to get the gas cert done :)... Read More

Chris Amis

10 hours ago
GDPR confusion and misinformation

Reply to the comment left by Chris Clare at 24/04/2018 - 09:05
I get that I have a contractual right to pass on contact details to a plumber say, but does the plumber need to be registered etc.

I can see all this GDPR stuff becoming another hurdle to S.21 evictions.... Read More

Chris Amis

5 months ago
Lease Extension - Nightmare Freeholder

Hopefully the law will change sometime to make the lease extension a paperwork exercise, it is bonkers that a 5k extension could cost more in fees.

Don't hold your breath

ps I saw a comment said if the buyers ask you to serve an s42 then do so, don't do it until after exchange, serving the s42 makes you liable for any fees the FH incurs.... Read More

Chris Amis

7 months ago
Tenants refusing access - help with Section 21

Make sure you keep very clear records of attempts to repair/inspect whatever they report.

You would not want them trying to sue you for falling through the rotten floor that you have failed to repair.... Read More

Chris Amis

2 years ago
Section 20 length and specifications questions

Recently went thru FTT dealing with costs on a S20 process that has been running for over 5 years.

Managing agent was doing no work, but had the temerity to refund the fees he had already charged for his work [actual work done and future work billed in advance] so that he could bill us again at a much higher current rate [including work done and charged years ago].

Point is FTT did not see a problem, just as well really, if they start again you just get charged twice.... Read More