Colin Dartnell

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 217

Colin Dartnell

13:26 PM, 17th May 2020
About 5 months ago

BM Mortgages "Action Required" letter on interest-only mortgages?

They are just covering themselves. I have had the same from lenders and tell them I will remortgage or use investments to pay down the loan when the time comes. I don't actually find the questions intrusive anyway, after all you may owe them a lot of money and they want to know it's secure.... Read More

Colin Dartnell

19:47 PM, 6th March 2020
About 8 months ago

Blogger says tenants with Coronavirus should get 3 months rent free!

You really couldn't make this stuff up. Students rack up huge debts to pay the salary of people like this.... Read More

Colin Dartnell

12:46 PM, 6th November 2019
About 12 months ago

Rent paid to wrong landlord during sale?

As Addison has said the solicitors will sort out the rent and split it between the seller and buyer. But only if they have been informed of the situation.
The Estate Agent who told her she has probably paid the wrong owner does not seem to have the the slightest bit of knowledge of their own industry, and really should not be causing her possible upset and stress. She paid her rent to the correct owner at the time of it being due. It is not her problem to sort out.... Read More

Colin Dartnell

11:17 AM, 29th September 2019
About A year ago

Should I sell or risk tenants buying at undervalue price?

Reply to the comment left by Jessie Jones at 28/09/2019 - 09:39
I cannot agree with your train of thought, the majority of people buying property are not landlords nowadays and will look at the overall values in an area not how much it can be rented for, so it won't increase values. Landlords are not known for paying more than they have to, and will look at the possible income and then go and buy one down the street for less money. Again keeping values down.

High rents won't stop tenants buying as they will probably get help to buy or 100% first time buyers mortgages. So won't need a deposit.... Read More

Colin Dartnell

22:34 PM, 12th August 2019
About A year ago

Johnson considers Stamp Duty switch from buyer to seller

Reply to the comment left by Peter G at 12/08/2019 - 20:44
I wouldn't hold your breathe on that. If Boris stays in power all the money he keeps throwing around will have to be found. Landlords won't get a look in.... Read More