Tony Hodge

Registered with
Saturday 6th April 2019


Trading Status
Sole Owner

Providing essential rental accommodation since

Number of rental properties owned
0 - 5

Insures properties through a broker recommended by Property118

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 14

Tony Hodge

10:56 AM, 25th March 2020
About A week ago

Coronavirus - What Landlords need to know

Not directly related to the above Webinar (which I have to say was very good and informative) but there is lots going on about 'rent holidays', 'mortage holidays', '80% of wages', etc. What concerns me is that at the end of the day, someone, somewhere will end up paying for all these holidays.
Who will it be? You? Me? Gov? Banks?
It will effect all of us as nothing in life is free.... Read More

Tony Hodge

7:30 AM, 20th March 2020
About 2 weeks ago

Can I still rely on guarantors?

We are all in this together. It is unprecedented times and my interpretation is that UK Gov wants everyone in rent difficulties to be treated compasionately for 3 months. This goes right through the letting chain from tenant to landlord to lender.
I have spoken to my tenants asking them to keep me informed about rent any payment problems. I like my tenants and don't want to lose them. We will muddle through this together, it may take a year or so but we will do it.... Read More

Tony Hodge

11:15 AM, 18th March 2020
About 2 weeks ago

Covid-19 will crash my student BTL business?

I am also have a student portfolio and I rely heavily on foreign students. My concern is that foreign students decide to pospone their UK degree for a year and don't book up for 2020-21.... Read More

Tony Hodge

11:11 AM, 18th March 2020
About 2 weeks ago

He's absolutely crackers!

Lets be realistic. By the time that law has passed through both houses of Parliamnet, Covid 19 will have passed into hostory.... Read More

Tony Hodge

16:02 PM, 16th March 2020
About 2 weeks ago

Coronavirus - How it affects HMO Landlords

As a student HMO landlord I have a responsibility to provide a safe and secure environment for my tenants to live. How they live in my property is up to them so long as they return it in the same condition as I let it.
I have had tenants who left a chicken breast on the worktop for 4 days to defrost. It's their choice to do that not mine. I did however advise them to bin it, clean the work top and pointed out the health implictions. Don't know whether they did as I'm not in the property all the time as I am obliged for the tenant to have 'peaceful enjoyment' of the property.... Read More