Martin Thomas

Registered with Property118.com
Wednesday 8th August 2018


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 50

Martin Thomas

11:04 AM, 19th April 2021, About 6 months ago

EICR has thrown a complete spanner in the works?

I would be tempted to contact the first electrician and relay the facts to him. Then ask for a refund of his fee for the inspection report as it obviously wasn't done with any competence. If he won't pay up, take him to the Small Claims Court.
Will he really want a CCJ against his name?
It will teach him a lesson not to try to rip people off.... Read More

Martin Thomas

12:17 PM, 25th March 2021, About 7 months ago

EPC required for HMO where rooms are on seperate tenancy agreements?

One EPC for the whole property costs say £50 (could be less) for 10 years. Then email a copy to each of the tenants.... Read More

Martin Thomas

12:16 PM, 25th March 2021, About 7 months ago

EPC required for HMO where rooms are on seperate tenancy agreements?

One EPC for the whole property costs say £50 (could be less) for 10 years. Then email a copy to each of the tenants.... Read More

Martin Thomas

12:13 PM, 25th March 2021, About 7 months ago

HMO Covid-19 rent reduction conundrum?

Reply to the comment left by Ian Narbeth at 25/03/2021 - 11:28
Excellent advice Ian - as usual!... Read More

Martin Thomas

15:04 PM, 18th March 2021, About 7 months ago

Shelter - Private renters are twice as likely to feel depressed

It is outrageous that Shelter uses the basis of a small sample to suggest that a particular % of renters feel anxious about becoming homeless. If they said "14% of a small sample were worried" that would at least give it some context. You can't simply extrapolate from a small sample without making that fact crystal clear.
The other thing is, how have tenants in the social sector fared and what do they feel? One assumes they have suffered the same stresses and their incomes will have been affected in the same way. But of course, Shelter wants to focus on the oppressed private tenants.... Read More