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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 49


22:50 PM, 1st May 2021
About A week ago

Sheriffs to the Aid of Commercial Landlords

Thank you so much Claire for that in depth article on a very important subject for those of us who run commercial lettings alongside residential. Do keep us updated if things change for better or worse.... Read More


5:44 AM, 23rd March 2021
About 2 months ago

Government expects pets to ‘act in a tenant like manner’?

Reply to the comment left by Roberta Goodall at 23/03/2021 - 00:48
You did exactly the right thing, Roberta... Read More


17:41 PM, 22nd March 2021
About 2 months ago

Government expects pets to ‘act in a tenant like manner’?

It's great for us responsible landlords to accept pets. But we need to check them out as we would a tenant. Visit the house where the pet currently resides. You'll soon see whether it's of the variety that you'd like in your property. Aim to get invited in and see how the pet reacts to you. Also, take a deep breath and see if the house is smelly.
Additionally, you could give the neighbours a knock and see if they've been disturbed by said pet.... Read More


12:06 PM, 29th January 2021
About 3 months ago

Taxation of 7 months rent in advance?

It may go against the grain for some, but my profits are split between my wife and I, so if we see that we're going into the higher tax bracket then we simply donate more to our favourite charities. Thus dropping us down into the lower bracket and at the same time helping others out in greater need.... Read More


14:09 PM, 23rd January 2021
About 4 months ago

EICR report - fail (C2) smoke alarms expired?

You probably don't need an electrician to simply replace like for like. It's like changing a light bulb; push in the tab(s) at the side turn anticlockwise and replace with the new unit. The base plate does not need to be changed. I'm not a sparks and am open to correction or confirmation.... Read More