Kim Karpeta

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Friday 15th February 2019

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 4

Kim Karpeta

11:24 AM, 2nd September 2021, About 3 weeks ago

Director of a small (3 flat) RTM trying to sell a London 1 bed for 2 years?

Hi Carole,
I'm sorry to hear you are having trouble selling. Unless the management of the building is completely dire and the service charge way in excess of what buyers would expect there may be other reasons that the property is not selling. Have your agents advised that this is the reason they are unable to get a buyer? Without the support of one the other two properties owners you are unlikely to be able take over the RTM. I think it may be time to consult another agent.... Read More

Kim Karpeta

11:59 AM, 20th July 2021, About 2 months ago

Regulatory issues the biggest reason for landlords wanting to sell

It’s not a surprise
Increased taxes like stamp duty, interest element and cost for landlords in additional compliance and charges like check out and check in once partially offset by charging tenants.
We can see very few new landlords coming to the market to offset those leaving. The result is without some encouragement for private landlords tenants are going to be paying more rent. We have already seen rent increase as much as 15% this year.
Good news for those landlords still hanging in there with a good agent to take away the stress.... Read More

Kim Karpeta

16:00 PM, 13th January 2021, About 8 months ago

How to sell a tenanted property

There are landlords out there who are happy to buy property with tenants in situ. Some landlords prefer this and also we find that new potential landlords like the comfort of an existing tenant. Chris pointed out that some solicitors can make it more complicated that it has to be so it is needs to be so it is important to have the right solicitor and agent. You are welcome to contact me if you would like free advice.... Read More

Kim Karpeta

9:35 AM, 2nd October 2019, About 2 years ago

Rat Infestation - Tough?

I agree with all the comments above but in my experience and we have had several incidents. Is to get a good pest control company to advise and begin to deal with them. There are several thing that will most likely need to be done and it will take some time to get the infestation under control... Read More