Darlington Landlord

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Saturday 1st March 2014

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 185

Darlington Landlord

10:13 AM, 10th March 2020
About 4 weeks ago

County Durham to be hit by largest Selective Licensing proposal yet!

If Durham Council's proposed massive scheme gets through, it will only be a matter of time before Darlington Council consider one.... Read More

Darlington Landlord

19:53 PM, 21st February 2020
About 2 months ago

Landlords unable to identify payments for UC tenants due to changes in DWP system

I had my first tenant on UC recently, was asked for a reference to use. When the payment came through they have included the tenants NI no. plus a long random number but not my supplied reference.... Read More

Darlington Landlord

20:38 PM, 16th December 2019
About 4 months ago

Tory Landslide - Landlord Reactions

Boris is a proven liar but there seems to be overwhelming tolerance with much of the press and others saying "oh thats just boris" and not holding him to account so we should expect him to lie!
e.g lie down in front of bulldozers
die in a ditch
will exit by 31st october
parliament stopped deal
oven ready brexit when anyone who read the detail knows thats just the withdrawal and a trade agrement will have to be negociated and a lot of rights have been removed from the legally binding part.
Obviously a strategy for soundbites with no integrity
Now he has labour areas to keep sweet as well as London I think private landlords will be a prime target, we are already demonised and don't have enough influence. We will be blamed for homelessness not UC and LHA freeze and local councils will be encouraged to levy fines to prop up their budgets.... Read More

Darlington Landlord

19:36 PM, 25th November 2019
About 5 months ago

Conservative Manifesto - Ban S21 and strengthen rights of possession

Reply to the comment left by moneymanager at 25/11/2019 - 12:10
As part of my new tenancy process I always inform council, water and utilities of the movein date, any readings and new tenants name. This means bills should be put in the tenants name. If you have been billed for the entire tenancy contacating the utility company and emailing a copy of the tenancy agreement which states that the tenants are responsible for utility bills should get you off the hook. (I hope you took meter readings)... Read More

Darlington Landlord

18:46 PM, 4th November 2019
About 5 months ago

Check Out questions in the current climate?

Reply to the comment left by Ian Narbeth at 04/11/2019 - 15:39
I agree with Ian. Its better to have high security keys (with the key code registered in your name NOT the locksmiths) This gives you certainty that there are no spare keys floating around. If a tenant requests an extra key or loses one I will contact the locksmith to confirm they can get one cut so I don't have to.... Read More