Trapped Landlord

Registered with Property118.com
Monday 17th February 2020


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 34

Trapped Landlord

13:29 PM, 24th February 2021
About 2 weeks ago

Is the Council being reasonable with enforcement notice?

I have an near identical case on my hands at the moment , with the exception the my tenants are stealing the universal credit payments. I have found that very often, the environmental health officers usually just type out these vague, heavy handed letters without little thought or investigation and so long as you show some form of acknowledgement and care, they should back off with little more involvement. I think most of the time they bank on these threatening letters into bullying the landlord into doing enough to get the tenants off their back. As for the tenant, id just get the eviction case going. My feeling is that gradually, with such a good choice of new tenants, these problem tenants will all end up sofa surfing after the local authorities turn their back on them aswell.... Read More

Trapped Landlord

18:24 PM, 19th February 2021
About 2 weeks ago

Surely I am not the only landlord worried about new EPC requirements?

Doesn't this seem to anyone else to be too much of an ask and that when it comes to it, when practically half of the rental stock in the country is unlettable, the government will have no choice but to backtrack on the idea all together ?... Read More

Trapped Landlord

18:15 PM, 19th February 2021
About 2 weeks ago

Surely I am not the only landlord worried about new EPC requirements?

Reply to the comment left by Heather G. at 19/02/2021 - 13:29
So strictly speaking, the rating can still be an 'e' after 5 years ?... Read More

Trapped Landlord

12:56 PM, 19th February 2021
About 3 weeks ago

Surely I am not the only landlord worried about new EPC requirements?

Reply to the comment left by Heather G. at 19/02/2021 - 12:52
How do you mean 10k per 5 years, is this kind of work not more of a 1 off expense ? i.e. external wall insulation, air source ect ect... Read More

Trapped Landlord

19:26 PM, 18th February 2021
About 3 weeks ago

Surely I am not the only landlord worried about new EPC requirements?

We have had internal wall insulation carried out on a few flats under grants. Not a great experience. Shoddy, messy work and decorators need to go in once the skim dries to make good. Not to mention, sending a joiner in to refit the skirting boards and architraves !!... Read More