SimonR

Registered with Property118.com
Wednesday 12th December 2018


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 52

SimonR

15:51 PM, 13th January 2020
About 7 days ago

5 Weeks Deposit and Pet Deposits

if you keep the tenants on a periodic tenancy then you don't have to do a thing, deposit can stay at 6 weeks and you can also retain the pet deposit. Should you agree a new fixed term then you would need to refund all deposit monies over 5 weeks, this includes the pet deposit and also notify the deposit scheme you are registered with of the new deposit amount.... Read More

SimonR

15:18 PM, 21st November 2019
About 2 months ago

Lib Dem Manifesto - 3 year tenancies and mandatory licensing

"Increase minimum energy efficiency standards for privately rented properties and remove the cost cap on improvements."
This would have the biggest impact on the PRS sector, many houses just cant be improved any further than they already are so these landlords will just sell up reducing housing stock further and making it even harder to get a decent rental property for the younger generation.... Read More

SimonR

13:27 PM, 25th June 2019
About 7 months ago

Minimum EPC Ratings Scotland published

Reply to the comment left by Luke P at 25/06/2019 - 10:24
I'm not sure but given that all rental properties will have to be an E for both new and existing tenancies as of April 2020 it could possible be the same but I am unable to find any firm information on it.... Read More

SimonR

10:19 AM, 25th June 2019
About 7 months ago

Minimum EPC Ratings Scotland published

Reply to the comment left by Luke P at 23/06/2019 - 00:41
I believe all rentals will need to meet the following, 'D' rating by 2025 and a 'C' rating by 2030.... Read More

SimonR

12:47 PM, 21st June 2019
About 7 months ago

Fake reference tenant insists on paying agent and not us?

Reply to the comment left by BB at 21/06/2019 - 12:05
If the tenant is refusing to deal with you directly how are you going to do any remedial works of get the gas safety done. I would serve the S21 as soon as I could or alternatively a S8. This tenant sounds like they going to be hard work.... Read More