Steve Clark

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Thursday 22nd February 2018

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 6

Steve Clark

15:41 PM, 19th August 2019, About 2 years ago

Sajid Javid backtracks on Stamp Duty proposal

Why not lower the rate of stamp duty to all, by making purchaser and vendor pay half each?... Read More

Steve Clark

16:00 PM, 13th July 2018, About 3 years ago

The 5 Year House Price Freeze Idea - How Stupid Is That?

What a ridiculous idea, this is the kind of strategy that will skew the market dramatically as we reach the point where the 5 year period is up!
It will actually create bigger peaks and troughs in the market depending on where in the 5 year cycle we are!... Read More

Steve Clark

19:46 PM, 20th June 2018, About 3 years ago

Of course it appears cheaper!

It would be disingenuous of me to agree that renting makes more sense than taking out a mortgage.
It is precisely because I did get on the property ladder all those years ago that i now have a property portfolio.
Also I am encouraging my children to get on the ladder!
Having said that, being an owner occupier is not for everyone and nor is being a Landlord!... Read More

Steve Clark

15:24 PM, 15th June 2018, About 3 years ago

Tenant keeps changing mind and date for ending tenancy?

If the tenant has left small items and rubbish, they can no longer live there, so surely you can go in bag the items up ready for their collection and re-rent. Possession is nine tenths of the law, although with the way courts are hurting landlords these days I am probably totally wrong!
Precisely why I have started disposing of my BTL portfolio.... Read More

Steve Clark

11:44 AM, 13th June 2018, About 3 years ago

Possession Claim Online experience?

I had a similar situation last year and lost £ 3500 approx plus court fees. This ridiculous situation where everything is stacked against the landlord, and what with the changes Osborne made (meaning mortgages can no longer be offset against rent) have made me switch all the properties I own from buy to let to Holiday let.
I can't be the only person who has done this.
The Conservatives need to resolve these problems with Taxation and dodgy tenants getting away with it, otherwise we will all be pulling out of BTL.... Read More