Ian Cognito

Registered with Property118.com
Wednesday 8th January 2020


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 68

Ian Cognito

16:02 PM, 10th May 2022, About 2 weeks ago

New Shelter video attacking letting agents and rental conditions

Reply to the comment left by Old Mrs Landlord at 10/05/2022 - 15:18
You miss my point. I am genuinely interested to know what proportion of renters in accommodation provided by the state are forced to accept poor conditions.

I suspect the figure may be higher that one in six.... Read More

Ian Cognito

14:03 PM, 10th May 2022, About 2 weeks ago

New Shelter video attacking letting agents and rental conditions

It follows from Shelter’s ‘research’ that five in six private renters in England (equivalent to ten million people) are NOT forced to accept poor conditions to find somewhere they could rent.

I wonder if the social sector is doing as well?... Read More

Ian Cognito

14:17 PM, 9th March 2022, About 3 months ago

Doors to an open walkway - Right to Manage?

Below is what I found to be useful in my situation regarding a front door onto a walkway. Note that in my case the flat was ground floor.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/937931/ADB_Vol1_Dwellings_2019_edition_inc_2020_amendments.pdf

Page 15 - 2.10 Emergency escape windows and external doors
Page 19 - 3.1 Flats at ground level are treated similarly to dwellinghouses.
Page 116 - Final Exit... Read More

Ian Cognito

19:38 PM, 5th March 2022, About 3 months ago

Divorce, Declaration of Trust, and Beneficial Ownership?

Reply to the comment left by Chris Bradley at 05/03/2022 - 19:33
Thanks Chris. So Form 17 must be used to split income unequally between spouses. Can the unequal split be anything other than as per ownership?... Read More

Ian Cognito

19:11 PM, 5th March 2022, About 3 months ago

Divorce, Declaration of Trust, and Beneficial Ownership?

Reply to the comment left by Chris Bradley at 05/03/2022 - 19:02
Are we in agreement that a split of 49/49/1/1 would default to that for income, where husband and wife have equal shares?... Read More