Tobias Nightingale

Registered with Property118.com
Thursday 12th January 2017


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 123

Tobias Nightingale

10:04 AM, 22nd August 2018
About 4 weeks ago

Discrimination in the rental sector

Reply to the comment left by Siobhan Southern at 22/08/2018 - 09:23
Further to this Siobhan - With there annual budget of £50 million they could house quite a number if housing each homeless cost £100k (doubtful) it would house 500 people.... Read More

Tobias Nightingale

11:00 AM, 20th August 2018
About a month ago

Respond now or get 3 year tenancies!

One thing that occurs to me regarding this which neither goverments or landlords has done is - The knock on effect with the tenant deposit cap upper limmit of 6 weeks. I mean it was already far to low if a tenant damages a property but now with 3 year tenancies it is effectivly 2 weeks deposit per year. Unless I am missing something.... Read More

Tobias Nightingale

11:18 AM, 26th July 2018
About 2 months ago

Gas certificates and Section 21 – be compliant or you may pay the price

Hi landlord action,
I would have thought it would be easy to find out if section 21 eviction cases have been done in London since the ruling. That would clarify whats going on there. Needless to say this is appauling after even health hazard warnings from councils you get the warning and time period to take action to do said things and then IF you dont they go ahead. That does not apply in this case and could even apply if someone had the check done AND even if they gave cert to tenant did not just get proof!... Read More

Tobias Nightingale

10:19 AM, 12th July 2018
About 2 months ago

Rent A Room consultation will hit Airbnb style letting

Reply to the comment left by Michael Barnes at 12/07/2018 - 00:31
The regs surrounding HMO apply even if it is a joint tenancy(I think apart from the requirement to do a fire risk assessment if not the fire safety requirments). And if its a joint tenancy chances they are all on good terms.... Read More

Tobias Nightingale

14:56 PM, 11th July 2018
About 2 months ago

Rent A Room consultation will hit Airbnb style letting

Reply to the comment left by Whiteskifreak Surrey at 11/07/2018 - 13:38The room sizes only apply to hmo's so a council house let to a family with 'grown up' kids/to be grown up kids could mean a grown up male would have a room smaller than said limit but cuz it is not a hmo it is legally allowed? But then I am not suprised as councils keep people in tempory accomidation/bnb longer than the law allows but no such legal action is taken.

The funny thing I find about the regs is they primarily involve hmos which are simply lettings to people unrelated. But there are no such safeguards to a fictious eg of say a family of 8 with 2 autistic kids and bad arthritis grandparents but no need to have emergancy lighting fire doors or electrical checks (at the moment) but we are to believe able bodied grown ups who are unrelated are more at risk.... Read More