Mike D

Registered with Property118.com
Monday 24th April 2017

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 122

Mike D

13:22 PM, 29th July 2021, About 2 months ago

Landlords reporting an increase in tenant demand in last 3 months

Last 2 relets I've had 15-20 applications per property... Read More

Mike D

10:45 AM, 29th June 2021, About 3 months ago

Generation Rent wants the Government to force landlords to accept more risk

Rents are rising anyway as demand increases. I had 23 respondents for a recent flat, and the market has gone up by over 6% in the last 12m.
Legislation is driving up costs and rents, the government is protecting tenants at a massive cost to tenants themselves....
This is a massive own goal started by George Osborne... Read More

Mike D

9:56 AM, 29th June 2021, About 3 months ago

Evictions Post Lockdown - A View on the Landscape from the Sheriff at Shergroup

Was easier to pay them to go. I wrote off £8k of £12k debts to aid them leaving, instead of waiting for an eviction and losing another £10k on top of that, with little chance of getting anything back, was better to get the flat re rented, and start getting some money back.
The law protects Tesco from theft of £20 shopping, but not a landlord of £12,000 of unpaid rent. The law is unbalanced and unfair, this isn't British justice, it's plain theft.... Read More

Mike D

7:34 AM, 18th March 2021, About 6 months ago

Welsh Eviction Ban extended to end of June

Only way is to take things into your own hands, you can't rely on common sense, were being crushed under authoritarian left wing Socialists....

I paid a tenant to leave, saved me an additional £3,500 loss, after already taking a hit for £12k.
The authorities have lost it, common sense isn't common, weak liberalism has taken over, where compassion bankrupts people.... Read More

Mike D

7:00 AM, 18th October 2020, About 11 months ago

Help bring a Judicial Review against Bailiffs refusing to enforce warrants

I've removed a tenant by buying him off, his debts were £10k and by righting off £7k he left within a month. If I'd of waited for courts and everything else it would have cost me another £10k with legals before I was rid of them....
This process is rediculous and is killing the PRS. But when the houses are sold...the housing crisis of 2021 will become a major government problem... Read More