Michael Holmes

Registered with Property118.com
Sunday 22nd September 2013


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 85

Michael Holmes

11:17 AM, 4th April 2019
About 2 weeks ago

Licensing costs and admin finishing off some Landlords

It wouldn’t do any harm for most landlords to start educating themselves about what is actually going on in this country. They could do worse than going onto YouTube and looking up Yuri Bezmenov and once you had finished with his lectures, carry on with other lectures by such luminaries as Mark Steyn and Christopher Hitchens. A run at Jordan Peterson and some real information about Donald Trump’s attacks on over-regulation, which you never hear about in the MSM in this country, will no doubt open their eyes somewhat.... Read More

Michael Holmes

0:09 AM, 15th March 2019
About a month ago

Number of empty homes is actually increasing!

I have two small chalet type buildings which I have let out to professionals in the past. The Council Tax on these has increased to over £120 per month, they are basically one room properties with separate bathroom and toilet. I can’t realistically get more than £350 per month in Falmouth and that includes bills. When you factor in the hassle involved with letting, the new regulations pending and the maintenance costs, it has become clear to me that both these units are uneconomic, so they have both had a change of use to storage units only. I am sure many of the PRS landlords are thinking along the same lines.... Read More

Michael Holmes

0:28 AM, 22nd December 2018
About 4 months ago

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill receives Royal Assent

The Government getting in the way again! Anti-landlord legislation in effect, gives another stick to beat the PRS over the head with. Get out of it ASAP. The game is no longer worth the candle. We are going the same way as small care homes, which are still closing at a phenomenal rate.... Read More

Michael Holmes

9:19 AM, 17th December 2018
About 4 months ago

And the landlord vote goes to - Please vote again

Hello Rose,

I am sorry if I am being thick, but what are you showing in this poll? You have two sets of results, which one is the correct one?... Read More

Michael Holmes

11:49 AM, 14th December 2018
About 4 months ago

And the landlord vote goes to - Please vote again

Reply to the comment left by Maxim Ise at 14/12/2018 - 10:23
Not to mention the slip is just binned as a spoilt ballot paper!... Read More