Bill Maynard

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 3

Bill Maynard

17:07 PM, 10th May 2021, About 3 months ago

Neighbours having issues with noisy tenant?

Reply to the comment left by Newcomer BTL at 22/02/2021 - 20:14
I would tend to VERY GENTLY suggest to the neighbour that disagreements between neighbours are normally best sorted amicably between themselves or, if that seems unlikely, that they might consult the Citizens' Advice Bureau for advice. A landlord who gets involved in trying to settle neighbours' disputes could find themselves overwhelmed very quickly if things were to escalate. Don't forget that anything you say to the neighbour might be quoted (or misquoted) to your tenant.... Read More

Bill Maynard

11:07 AM, 29th January 2021, About 6 months ago

Handling good tenants in a falling market?

If they're good tenants I'd not want to lose them. In my view, a 12.5% reduction to reflect current market conditions would be fair and would cement good relationships.... Read More

Bill Maynard

11:25 AM, 4th September 2020, About 11 months ago

Can one buy a property for a friend and charge him rent?

Would it be an idea to buy the property then offer your friend a mortgage at a price so you make a capital gain. You could take a sizeable deposit (assuming your friend has one saved up) then each payment he makes on a monthly basis would give you part capital repayment and part capital gain. As with a mortgage from an institution, you would have the security of the mortgage over the property, especially if the deposit is substantial. If you do it the rental way, I assume you'd have to pay tax on the rent. I have no idea about the legal implications of this idea.... Read More