Mandy Thomson

Registered with Property118.com
Wednesday 13th November 2013


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 1103

Mandy Thomson

9:07 AM, 14th March 2019
About 2 weeks ago

Here we go again - PRS Right to Buy!

No doubt we'll see a poacher turned game keeper scenario in the future when those who would acquire property under PRS Right to Buy are in turn deprived of their property by some money grabbing future government!... Read More

Mandy Thomson

18:04 PM, 13th March 2019
About 2 weeks ago

Here we go again - PRS Right to Buy!

Reply to the comment left by Mark Alexander at 13/03/2019 - 17:25
So are bluebottles.... Read More

Mandy Thomson

18:01 PM, 13th March 2019
About 2 weeks ago

Here we go again - PRS Right to Buy!

If this lunatic scheme is to be made available to lodgers, that might mean Corbyn being forced to sell his home (or equity in it) to his lodger??!! Yay, bring it on!! :-)... Read More

Mandy Thomson

17:51 PM, 13th March 2019
About 2 weeks ago

‘No DSS’ adverts in the private rented sector

It would also help both landlords and tenants if HB could be pre-agreed in principal in the same way mortgages are. Oh silly me; it's difficult enough to get a claim established even after the tenant has moved in.... I know someone (not one of my tenants) who has fallen foul of this recently when he was awarded considerably less HB than he was expecting AFTER he had already moved into his new property and surrendered his previous tenancy. Not good.... Read More

Mandy Thomson

17:47 PM, 13th March 2019
About 2 weeks ago

‘No DSS’ adverts in the private rented sector

There is one argument FOR a level playing field between tenants not on HB and those who are - when I recently let a flat I made it available to all prospective tenants, "DSS" and non "DSS" alike.

I got many enquiries from people on HB who clearly didn't like the property but were looking at it because they were not excluded - that was their main priority. Many were clearly hoping I would make drastic changes once they moved in - a lose/lose situation for both them as tenant and me as landlord.

In the end the property went to a really nice couple who are not on HB who really love the flat.... Read More