Martin Thomas

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Insures properties through a broker recommended by Property118

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 28

Martin Thomas

12:52 PM, 4th March 2019
About 3 weeks ago

Here we go again - PRS Right to Buy!

I think watermelon sums Greens up perfectly!
This proposed policy smacks of Stalinist Russia and would be right up Corbyn's street!
Typical left wing nutjob.
It needs to be binned pronto.... Read More

Martin Thomas

10:45 AM, 21st February 2019
About a month ago

£205k plus admin fees Section 20 works?

Reply to the comment left by Ian Narbeth at 21/02/2019 - 10:25
While it might be true that the notice should be in 'proper writing', that shouldn't have prevented the managing agent from also sending the notice by email as that was the preferred method of contact. The fact they aren't responding makes me suspicious that all is not well.... Read More

Martin Thomas

11:56 AM, 16th February 2019
About a month ago

Am I wrong to insist on signing a new contract in person?

Signing in person is obviously best but why don't you send the tenant 2 draft contracts and ask her to sign both, then return them to you? Then the contract only becomes 'live' when you sign it. We've signed up groups of students that are away on placement on that basis loads of times.... Read More

Martin Thomas

15:03 PM, 29th January 2019
About 2 months ago

RLA response to Khan's rent controls

Don't let the facts get in the way of election propaganda!
The Swedish economist, Assar Lindbeck said that rent control "appears to be the most efficient technique presently known to destroy a city — except for bombing."... Read More

Martin Thomas

9:39 AM, 25th January 2019
About 2 months ago

Sadiq Khan told - Rent control doesn’t work

Great comments by Chris Norris from the NLA - very incisive.

But you know, James Brokenshire is so dopey he'll probably go along with Sadiq Khan. James, don't let the facts get in the way of doing everything you can to 'help' tenants and hit landlords!... Read More