Rob Crawford

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 26th April 2014


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 629

Rob Crawford

17:23 PM, 30th June 2019
About 2 weeks ago

The scrapping of Section 21: landlord responses

Reply to the comment left by Bill Williams at 29/06/2019 - 08:27
Hi Bill, sounds like you have allowed your tenants to take advantage of you for sometime (you could have tried saying "no"! Once it becomes more difficult to re-possess I suspect it will get worse. I agree a section 21 now would be a wise move. I'm intrigued, what will you plan to do with the house once empty?... Read More

Rob Crawford

18:05 PM, 21st June 2019
About 4 weeks ago

How do I sell up a portfolio?

Reply to the comment left by JB at 21/06/2019 - 16:08
The investment problem is a different (nice to have) problem. You could become an armchair investor in new development properties. Care homes and student residents could be a good investment and lower risk as well!... Read More

Rob Crawford

14:22 PM, 21st June 2019
About 4 weeks ago

Fake reference tenant insists on paying agent and not us?

I would suggest a serious chat with the agent. Remind them they are working for you and get the to sort out the mess. Make sure you are talking to the agency principle. Also, ask for a copy of their complaints redress process. This should detail what ombudsman scheme they are signed up to. You are the landlord - take charge!... Read More

Rob Crawford

9:53 AM, 21st June 2019
About 4 weeks ago

Fake reference tenant insists on paying agent and not us?

Have you confirmed that rent is being paid to the agent? Were they responsible for arranging the rent payment into your account? Who holds the deposit? What does the agents agreed terms of business say? The answers to these questions will facilitate a response.... Read More

Rob Crawford

11:15 AM, 18th June 2019
About 4 weeks ago

From Scam Artists to Family Feuds

This new round of Nightmare Tenants and Slum Landlords is certainly more in tune with some of the issues faced by landlords or their agents. Less bias against landlords and really digging into the nitty gritty of bad tenants. But where are these tenants now? Not my properties for sure, but I can imaging a landlord falling off his/her seat if one of their new tenants is recognised!!... Read More