Andy Bell

Registered with
Tuesday 1st October 2013

Member of The Landlords Union

Trading Status

Insures properties through a broker recommended by Property118

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 136

Andy Bell

13:57 PM, 14th June 2019
About 3 months 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 3 months 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

Andy Bell

12:50 PM, 18th October 2018
About 11 months ago

Second IVA?

You aren't the only one having issues with an ex-tenant with a CreditFix IVA. My issue is different and will be settled one way or another down the legal route.
Have you had chance to vote at the "virtual meeting"? Has the original IVA cost been added to the debts? Are there any factual problems with the proposal?
Forget morality, Legal route can end up expensive, could be a less painful route.... Read More

Andy Bell

12:34 PM, 5th September 2018
About A year ago

Section 21 - The Bigger Picture not seen by Citizens Advice

If CAB also state how many of these complaints are valid and the responsibility of the LL it would be much more compelling. Or would their report just fall apart ?... Read More

Andy Bell

15:24 PM, 8th May 2017
About 2 years ago

General Election 8th June - Who on earth do landlords vote for?

What a diverse lot we are!
I'll be voting Labour, despite the media version of Corbyn which I admit is worrying but seeing past that, the reality of Labour government is more like stability than the other options.
I'm concerned for my tenant's welfare and type of society we live in. (This can be translated in to their ability to pay rent and live decent lives).
I live alongside my tenants in the same streets, it's getting tougher all the time for them, with a knock on effect to me. After 20 years renting, this last 6 months I've had to evict tenants for the first time and use the courts to pursue debts for the first time. With the conservatives policies, brexit, section 24, universal credit ect. I'm more concerned with my viability as a Landlord more than ever before.... Read More