Ivor Bailey

Registered with Property118.com
Friday 14th June 2019


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 7

Ivor Bailey

12:26 PM, 4th February 2021, About 10 months ago

Mortgage Express Receivership?

Reply to the comment left by Peter Fisher at 04/02/2021 - 08:45
Hi Peter
I have repo issues with TMW because of end of term issues
How can I contact you?... Read More

Ivor Bailey

8:49 AM, 4th February 2021, About 10 months ago

Mortgage Express Receivership?

Hi Peter
How do I get in touch with you?... Read More

Ivor Bailey

12:46 PM, 21st January 2021, About 10 months ago

DPS - Refund during lockdown?

Agree with the above DPS is a nightmare. We had a tenant who moved out with rent arrears. He told them he paid up, without proof and they returned his deposit. We protested vigorously and got nowhere.
We now want to make another claim for rent arrears with a tenant who absconded. They insist we get a form witnessed directly by a solicitor who we can’t see because of lockdown restrictions and they offer no alternative.
Needless to say we are now using non custodial scheme at MyDeposits.
This whole scheme was introduced to stop rogue landlords hanging on to the deposits - it just creates dishonest tenants.... Read More

Ivor Bailey

8:55 AM, 5th March 2020, About 2 years ago

Definitive answer on live-in landlord status?

Hi
This is not a definitive answer but I think you need to be very careful.
A few years back I had a friend come stay with me for a couple of months as he was in difficult circumstances.
My lawyer advised me to create a tenancy for him to protect myself in the event he would not leave when required.
I’m not sure what lodgers are exactly in law and their rights but seek proper legal advice from somebody who is an expert in this field.... Read More

Ivor Bailey

10:45 AM, 13th February 2020, About 2 years ago

Counterclaim to section 8 for unreported mould?

Black spot mould is a condensation issue, caused by lack of ventilation. This is usually described as “damp”.
Always difficult to solve as tenants never want to take responsibility.
This also shows weakness of S8 notice.
This is discretionary. However, the tenant is not legally able to withhold rent for repair issues, but you are still at the mercy of the judge at the time.
I always serve S21 notice.
If government change this, it’s going to cause major problems.... Read More