Richard P

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Saturday 7th July 2018

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 18

Richard P

22:05 PM, 24th January 2022, About 4 months ago

Tenants “blackmail” me to lie to council?

From my experience the only time the council will help them is when the have the letter from the Ballif's in their hands and go down to the council office saying they are homeless and on the street.

These guys are playing for time, move onto the next stage and get the bailiffs instructed, I hate to be harsh but that seems the way you must go.... Read More

Richard P

16:20 PM, 25th October 2021, About 7 months ago

Will Landlords be able to apply for heat pump grants in April 2022?

No idea where these will be going in my Victorian building of 12 small flats that's in a conservation area, the only space I have available is the combi cupboard where my current boiler is so no idea how this is going to work... Read More

Richard P

15:11 PM, 23rd July 2021, About 10 months ago

Should I proceed with offering a tenancy agreement?

Got to use your own commercial Judgment, But 12 months upfront and they are looking for a job probably due to Covid , I would take them

Not sure you will get rent guarantee, but you guaranteed 12 months anyways.

I have taken on worse , but with good personal references and my own judgment and never had a problem, yes there is risk in renting what ever you do... Read More

Richard P

13:05 PM, 3rd July 2021, About 11 months ago

Misled about floor area and now can't sell?

Do you have the Estate Agents original sales particulars, if these state 30 sq m then you could have recourse there as well as with the valuer... Read More

Richard P

15:13 PM, 20th May 2021, About A year ago

Management company director from hell?

I agree with Mike threating emails are an offence, I had a similar situation, I did not involve the police , it costs me £500 in solicitors letters but it stopped the problem. You have to decided how you go about it and if you go to the Police need find an officer that takes these matters seriously.

Sometimes it is better to have 1 good freeholder than a share of freehold sadly , but both can come with problems... Read More