Michael Holmes

Registered with Property118.com
Sunday 22nd September 2013


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 107

Michael Holmes

15:47 PM, 17th November 2021, About 2 months ago

Labour would fix the housing crisis?

Until we can stop the present population explosion, we are never going to get on top of the housing shortage. Maybe when the last bit of building land has been built on and every field is up for grabs, then maybe someone will see seen several, but I am not optimistic.... Read More

Michael Holmes

8:18 AM, 25th January 2021, About A year ago

DPS - Refund during lockdown?

Reply to the comment left by Seething Landlord at 24/01/2021 - 15:02
Courts can come up with all sorts of arguments, but the fact is, no mention of the word Deposit is mentioned in the contract. Only by using quite convoluted sophistry could a judge try to make a judgment of that sort. Fortunately I have never gone to any court to have to argue the case.... Read More

Michael Holmes

14:37 PM, 24th January 2021, About A year ago

DPS - Refund during lockdown?

Reply to the comment left by Seething Landlord at 24/01/2021 - 08:51
1 month after the first double payment, so they are always two months ahead and then they run off the extra month at the end.... Read More

Michael Holmes

11:24 AM, 23rd January 2021, About A year ago

DPS - Refund during lockdown?

Yes, I foresaw these problems years ago. I decided to increase my rents slightly to cover any likely damages and breakages and did without deposits, just took two months rent in advance. In that time, I am still well ahead financially and have avoided a ton of trouble by all accounts.... Read More

Michael Holmes

20:17 PM, 14th September 2020, About A year ago

Ex-tenant threatening legal action over parking?

I would be very wary of getting involved with lawyers. Just tell him NO and if he takes it further, get the agents to deal with it. They should be insured for this type of scenario.... Read More