David Nic

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 19th May 2018

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 12

David Nic

12:00 PM, 22nd July 2020, About A year ago

My email to Woman's Hour regarding Shelter response to no DSS

I dont expect you'll get a response. The story has finished and moved on to something else. As we know the media wants a good news story with a victim and the villain. Vilify the villain and it's no longer news. Whilst there is a generation who wont save for a deposit (but prefer to lease their cars and phones) seeing others buying houses and making a possible profit by renting them to the same generation then the perception of victim and villain will never change.... Read More

David Nic

16:44 PM, 16th April 2019, About 3 years ago

Theresa May announces she will ban section 21

Reply to the comment left by Dylan Morris at 15/04/2019 - 09:56
6 month tenancy means tenant is financially committed to initial term of tenancy usually minimum 6 months rent. Landlord can currently repossess property after 6 month tenancy term by serving an s21 notice with 2 months notice served at month 4.
Presumably if s21 is taken from landlords then tenant still financially committed to initial term of tenancy but landlord cannot obtain possession without a valid reason which should include wanting to sell property or move into property themselves. We wont know exactly what is proposed but the current Scottish system is likely to be used.... Read More

David Nic

11:11 AM, 5th March 2019, About 3 years ago

Government to assist vulnerable with PRS deposits or first month's rent

Councils should guarantor the rent. They will soon realise why we complain.... Read More

David Nic

11:09 AM, 5th March 2019, About 3 years ago

‘No DSS’ adverts in the private rented sector

This will have another backlash in a few months.
Benefit applicants complaining of several applications and no offers. They will find it harder to source landlords who are willing to entertain them as the adverts will become unclear and they will feel mislead.
If the govt wish the private sector to solve the housing crisis then make councils guarantor the rent.
If the constant attacks continue on landlords then their will be less rented places available as more landlords leave the market leaving the remaining landlords will more choice of applicants and their suitability.
Applying for a tenancy should remain like applying for a job. Ie. Most suitable not 1st come 1st served.... Read More

David Nic

18:54 PM, 19th October 2018, About 3 years ago

Shelter's website says Section 21 does not cause homelessness

Sadly its more popular to gain tenants votes than use common sense.
Good politics is about making difficult decisions not always popular than trying to buy votes otherwise we should all demand 10% increase in wages, and benefits and make the rich pay for the extra costs and services... Read More