Owen O'Neill

Registered with Property118.com
Tuesday 13th March 2018


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 8

Owen O'Neill

14:07 PM, 18th January 2021
About 3 months ago

EICR report - fail (C2) smoke alarms expired?

Not in the scope of testing, should only be an observation. Report to whichever certification scheme they are a member of.

page 16 of best practice guide.
https://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk/media/2149/bpg4-1.pdf... Read More

Owen O'Neill

10:56 AM, 18th June 2019
About 2 years ago

Resolution Foundation - 11.2% of population own multiple homes

"It is too early to know definitively, but it appears that these changes have halted the growth of the buy-to-let sector"
Well the English housing survey for 2017-18 (which is based on lagging data 12-18 months old) is already reporting a reduction in the size of the PRS after a decade of consistent growth - whilst we might want to wait until Jan 2020 for the 2018-19 survey, I'd class it as pretty close to definitive already.
https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/english-housing-survey

Government should be extremely wary of pulling any more levers until the effect of the current changes have worked their way through (about 2022)... Read More

Owen O'Neill

14:46 PM, 23rd May 2018
About 3 years ago

Owen O'Neill

14:10 PM, 23rd May 2018
About 3 years ago

Which Billboard Design Do You Prefer?

Reply to the comment left by Mark Alexander at 23/05/2018 - 13:10
I'm liking this - make it more personal and impactful - as soon as the word 'landlord' appears people will switch off - and is now linked in their minds to the phrase 'rogue LL' - so keeping it off the poster is a good idea.
We're so bombarded with advertising unless we feel something personally effects us we usually tend to switch off.
For the same reason (avertising overload) it needs some attractive "homely" image to grab attention, just text alone isn't attractive enough in our visually saturated world (but not to the level of distracting from the text)... Read More

Owen O'Neill

10:22 AM, 23rd May 2018
About 3 years ago

Which Billboard Design Do You Prefer?

Reply to the comment left by Claire Abel at 23/05/2018 - 10:10
the url is short enough to remember - but the point is it gets "tenant tax" as a phrase into people's brains - whereas the old one was just too many words for anyone to retain any single part of it.... Read More