Hardworking Landlord

Registered with Property118.com
Monday 30th September 2019


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 54

Hardworking Landlord

17:04 PM, 2nd June 2021, About 2 months ago

Generation Rent wants the Government to force landlords to accept more risk

I listened to the piece this morning on a podcast. If a tenant needs a guarantor and can't get one, I won't accept 6 months rent upfront anyway as you end up with the same issue 6 months down the line. So Generation Rent can go ahead and push for a ban on taking rent upfront if they wish. Perhaps they should put themselves up as a guarantor service if they are so confident in taking on risk? With the current governments policies I am done taking on any more risk myself.... Read More

Hardworking Landlord

15:01 PM, 29th March 2021, About 4 months ago

Green Homes Grant applications canned after 31st March

I am sure many landlords will be devastated that they are no longer able to spend thousands to get a discount off an inflated price for a secondary energy saving item. Especially at a time when they have no right to even get their property back for any reason.
Roll on May elections...... Read More

Hardworking Landlord

17:10 PM, 20th March 2021, About 4 months ago

Shelter - Private renters are twice as likely to feel depressed

I am sure some of this is true, but banning evictions and allowing the debt to build is not helping anyone. The government need to support tenants and stop increasing the risk to decent landlords that treat their tenants well.... Read More

Hardworking Landlord

16:34 PM, 11th March 2021, About 5 months ago

Eviction ban extended to 31st May

and indeed damaging as their responses give the impression that everything is fine!... Read More

Hardworking Landlord

11:00 AM, 11th March 2021, About 5 months ago

Eviction ban extended to 31st May

Trouble is Chris, how to get something going with enough support. There just are too few and a lack of co-ordination. Really we need a body that represents landlords. It should be the NRLA but Ben Beadle's response to this news was as follows: “We welcome clarification that emergency measures in the rental market will be phased out in tandem with the overall roadmap out of lockdown restrictions,” So yet again, a clear sign that the NRLA is not on the side of the PRS at all....... Read More