Joe Armstrong

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Tuesday 10th January 2017

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 25

Joe Armstrong

23:07 PM, 25th August 2021, About 2 months ago

Dropped a pole on the neighbour's roof?

Leaving aside all the liability stuff, two things occur to me regarding the actual tiles: One: I'd be very surprised if old tiles of that style can't be found via architectural reclamation yards or websites (like Salvo) and two: Is your neighbour saying that if he had a tile come off and shatter, he'd replace his ENTIRE roof because he couldn't find a similarly aged replacement?... Read More

Joe Armstrong

13:27 PM, 20th May 2021, About 5 months ago

Letter to tackle persistent and unreasonable maintenance requests?

Get a good agent in. That'll square 'em back. Offset the cost of the agent with the saving you'll make on the tenants ridiculous whims.... Read More

Joe Armstrong

10:54 AM, 30th March 2020, About 2 years ago

Shelter again with latest TV advert!

Is there no case for a complaint to the Advertising Standards people?... Read More

Joe Armstrong

15:32 PM, 26th September 2019, About 2 years ago

Should I sell or risk tenants buying at undervalue price?

Surely the suggestion is too ludicrous to be practical? Its like me hiring a cement-mixer for a week then saying ''actually, I like it so much I demand the right to buy it, at substantially less than its value. And the government is behind me all the way'' Moronic. Would it not also encourage low income families to take on mortgage debt thay can ill-afford? That sounds familiar.... Read More

Joe Armstrong

16:38 PM, 28th June 2019, About 2 years ago

Prompt rental payment discount?

I can see both sides to this argument and can see why cynics would see it as a penalty for late payment but what if the 'cashback' was being applied to EARLY payments. ie pay your rent before the due date for a little discount?... Read More