Paul Essex

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 64

Paul Essex

10:23 AM, 1st December 2021, About 6 days ago

NRLA welcome Welsh government plan to end homelessness

Come on NRLA don't sit back and 'wait to see' actually come up with a standard lease agreement that is acceptable to landlords. Then press for that version nationwide.... Read More

Paul Essex

9:30 AM, 24th October 2021, About a month ago

Tenants - It's getting worse unless you see both sides and write your MP

1% may not sound a lot to you but that could easily be 30% the annual profit from a rented house in the south. Don't forget a tax is not an expense so it would come from net income as well.
It would certainly result in significant rent rises.... Read More

Paul Essex

13:13 PM, 1st October 2021, About 2 months ago

Lichfield Council need more private homes and offering Landlords up to 6 months rent in advance

I would like answers to another couple of questions.
'Full repair management' so you are tied in to their workforce, no multiple quotes and presumably any thing requested without question as the landlord is paying? ( There is a group of flats next door and there seems to be workmen there nearly every day).

Secondly are they guaranteeing vacant possession at the end of the lease - in fact if they end section 21 I can't actually see how they can possibly offer vacant possession.... Read More

Paul Essex

13:46 PM, 21st September 2021, About 3 months ago

Government now admit many landlords are highly vulnerable to rent arrears

Why are the NRLA still pushing the loan idea - if they are not paying the rent, but could there is no incentive to take on debt, if they are genuinely struggling they are unlikely to qualify for a loan anyway!
There needs to be an incentive here, perhaps if they don't take a loan to pay off the debt we could have automatic access to accelerated possession.
( Just distracted by a flock of pigs passing the window).... Read More

Paul Essex

20:58 PM, 16th August 2021, About 4 months ago

Will 'Expert' panel improve Social Housing to PRS levels?

While social housing providers continue with just saying "sorry" for things that they would prosecute us for, very little will change.... Read More