James Mann

Registered with Property118.com
Wednesday 2nd May 2018


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 47

James Mann

10:08 AM, 18th February 2021
About 2 months ago

Surely I am not the only landlord worried about new EPC requirements?

Reply to the comment left by margarita delaorden at 17/02/2021 - 10:24
Given that new gas boilers will be banned in under 4 years and that the most reasonable option is electric space and water heating, I think that there will have to be some rapid decision making. Air source heat pumps are far too expensive and are not suitable for most older properties.... Read More

James Mann

11:44 AM, 30th November 2020
About 4 months ago

New HMO licence - Can Islington demand these conditions?

Hi Sandy, this arrangement has been the norm in Brighton and Hove for well over 6 years. The only benefit is that a property with a current HMO licence is generally worth more on the open market than a "normal" house.
You are very lucky that they are not insisting on fire doors everywhere and all the other expensive safety improvements that are not required for families.... Read More

James Mann

10:30 AM, 13th June 2020
About 10 months ago

Emergency Eviction??

Reply to the comment left by Possession Friend at 13/06/2020 - 10:07
I was referring to illegal eviction especially of a vulnerable person, which I believe is regarded as a crime.... Read More

James Mann

9:39 AM, 13th June 2020
About 10 months ago

Emergency Eviction??

Reply to the comment left by Puzzler at 13/06/2020 - 09:30
Certainly any licence requires you to be a ‘fit and proper’ person to be a landlord. A criminal record would render you not to be one. I suspect this will be across the board soon!... Read More

James Mann

15:28 PM, 11th June 2020
About 10 months ago

Emergency Eviction??

If you kick him out without going through the due legal process and the council win in to court you will not be able to be a landlord again due to the criminal conviction that you will receive.... Read More