Jireh Homes

Registered with Property118.com
Friday 27th June 2014


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Insures properties through a broker recommended by Property118

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 231

Jireh Homes

18:04 PM, 27th November 2020
About 6 days ago

Cavity wall insulation issues – Lack of information and possible defects?

In terms of retrofitted cavity wall insulation the type and thickness is not required. The RdSAP software assumes a U value once the "drop-down" box is selected. To gain confirmation for this comment, contact the Accreditation Body for the Assessor which will be noted on the EPC and then address with the DEA. There may be a small charge to relodge the EPC if the evidence for the insulation was not obvious to the DEA at time of the survey.... Read More

Jireh Homes

18:43 PM, 18th November 2020
About 2 weeks ago

Are my rental expenses from the LAST tax year allowable in THIS year's return?

Reply to the comment left by Chris Harris at 10/11/2020 - 10:43
Whilst correct that tax year is 6th Apr to 5th April, it is acceptable to use 01 Apr - 30 Mar, so long as consistent each year.... Read More

Jireh Homes

10:38 AM, 10th November 2020
About 3 weeks ago

Are my rental expenses from the LAST tax year allowable in THIS year's return?

Stand to be corrected, but my understanding is as that outlined by Chris and David that expenses incurred prior to a lease are allowable against income as revenue, so in your case add to expenditure for 2019/20, as easier than changing prior years return to declare a loss.... Read More

Jireh Homes

19:40 PM, 9th November 2020
About 3 weeks ago

Water damage from baby sock?

Had a similar situation where washer was not draining, traced to sock in filter. In this case I as LL picked up the bill as good will gesture to an appreciative TT, but in our area the call out cost was circa £45 so not a huge expense. But did learn how to work on a washer full of water without spilling all over floor so now wiser should a similar fault appear in future.

Similar situation with flood from flat above, claimed due to "accidental" leak from washer which ended up as an expensive claim on my insurance which cost me in terms of excess and future premiums. But downside of having a portfolio of flats.

Unfortunately in our area fully furnished is the norm for flats so no option not to supply white goods etc.... Read More

Jireh Homes

17:22 PM, 30th October 2020
About a month ago

I am a Landlord myself - Break clause?

This was the case in Scotland with the SAT as based on "ish" date. At least with the PRT this complication no longer an issue on the newer leases.... Read More