Anthony Hawes

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 15

Anthony Hawes

10:42 AM, 18th March 2021, About 6 months ago

Upper Tribunal Decision underlines end of Magic Money Tree for Rogue Tenants

Common sense prevailing. Whatever next? Great result.... Read More

Anthony Hawes

15:51 PM, 15th March 2021, About 6 months ago

I did not realise even insurers held us in such contempt?

Reply to the comment left by Jon Pike at 15/03/2021 - 15:41
Thanks for that - everyday is a school day I guess. 😉

Just seems to be a little at odds with the idea that insurers are not allowed to take gender into consideration when calculating premiums.... Read More

Anthony Hawes

13:13 PM, 12th March 2021, About 7 months ago

I did not realise even insurers held us in such contempt?

Are they even allowed to discriminate like that? With all the discrimination law nowadays surely they cannot discriminate on the grounds of occupation. Bizarre. Still, they probably did you a favour, moving insurer is normally the only way to keep premiums down to a sensible level.... Read More

Anthony Hawes

10:35 AM, 24th February 2021, About 7 months ago

Is the Council being reasonable with enforcement notice?

Has the enforcement officer visited the property or are they just taking the tenants word? I had a very similar experience with a council last year but after explaining what I had already done to address issues and assist the tenant they were perfectly reasonable.

My first response would be to go back to the EO with a very detailed history along the lines of what you have given above and to ask on what grounds they feel you are responsible for these issues, particularly cleanliness and personal hygiene. In the interests of just being helpful I would also provide the tenant with details of where they can obtain the services of pest controllers and drain clearing companies and let the council know that you have done this.

Good luck... Read More

Anthony Hawes

10:23 AM, 22nd January 2021, About 8 months ago

Breathing Space for tenants?

Reply to the comment left by RL at 22/01/2021 - 10:15
Ah, yes, but isn't there something about you being able to appeal. That's bound to be a very simple and fair process. Really, nothing to worry about.... Read More