Andy Bell

Registered with Property118.com
Tuesday 1st October 2013

Member of The Landlords Union

Trading Status
Joint

Insures properties through a broker recommended by Property118
No


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 139

Andy Bell

20:18 PM, 19th March 2020
About 9 months ago

Bank Base Rate cut to 0.1%

Reply to the comment left by JB at 19/03/2020 - 17:18
Maybe it's something the Government should force them to do especially if they are getting QE cash.
I'm mostly on BOE trackers, so should benefit, or I should say my struggling tenants will benefit.
If it doesn't get passed on to SVR's it'll be time to kick up a fuss.... Read More

Andy Bell

15:42 PM, 19th March 2020
About 9 months ago

Bank Base Rate cut to 0.1%

If all the lenders pass this through to SVR's it will be a good help to LL's trying to workout how they can finance the help to tenants.
No good for Fixed Rates though. Hopefully some new deals with low fees will come through with relaxations on rental cover.... Read More

Andy Bell

15:43 PM, 22nd November 2019
About A year ago

Labour Manifesto - Attack on the PRS

There are some positives to weigh up. Initially changing the sanctions culture of UC and removing the freeze on LHA. If you are in this sector of the PRS and are a "good" Landlord maybe its only the detail behind the "open-ended tenancies" that is of specific, immediate concern.... Read More

Andy Bell

13:57 PM, 14th June 2019
About A year ago

Shelter ask for Landlords views

Reply to the comment left by John at 14/06/2019 - 10:09It sounds like you have a similar model to myself. I added that they could campaign to introduce measures to help landlords future proof existing older housing stock. At the moment with VAT on materials, no relief on capital improvements and potential CGT its very costly for us to do what we think is right.... Read More

Andy Bell

13:34 PM, 14th June 2019
About A year ago

Shelter ask for Landlords views

Reply to the comment left by Dr Rosalind Beck at 14/06/2019 - 09:40
Yes tick boxes can end up with misinterpretations of answers. So I didn't go for "financial security" instead went for risk based potential in "other".... Read More