Jireh Homes

Registered with Property118.com
Friday 27th June 2014


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 138

Jireh Homes

16:24 PM, 8th December 2018
About A week ago

Agent bites back at Westminster for 5 week deposit cap

Reply to the comment left by JB at 08/12/2018 - 11:49
Where properties are let fully furnished, the 4 + 2 week for deposit does not provide the same protection for the landlord who let unfurnished properties, although where significant fabric damage any amount of deposit is likely to cover. Where rents are low (outside the high cost areas of the country), the 2 week allowance does not cover the costs for cleaning and furnishing damages & spoilage, hence have stipulated a deposit of 8 weeks. In addition, where pets are allowed, a greater deposit has been requested as additional cleaning is highly probable.... Read More

Jireh Homes

13:37 PM, 6th December 2018
About A week ago

Student Council tax exemption - Proof required?

Alan - you need to clarify if your situation is a HMO or "single let" as this affects who is responsible for Council Tax. For my "single lets" I simply advise the Council of who has moved into (and out) of the property and the lease clear that tenants have responsibility to pay (along with utility bills etc.) or claim exemption.... Read More

Jireh Homes

15:01 PM, 5th December 2018
About A week ago

Landlords would be badly let down if deposit cap cut to 5 weeks

Wonder what was the influence in changing the previous maximum deposit at 6 weeks rent, which provided a sensible balance between affordability and protection? As stated by others, claims on deposits registered with Deposit Schemes have to be "proved" by the Landlord to be fair and reasonable, so tenants are protected by unfair practices.... Read More

Jireh Homes

4:10 AM, 1st October 2018
About 3 months ago

Health and Safety Checks

Good reminder on the importance of regular inspection visits and operational checks. Even with hard wired long life fire alarms, many will soon be close to expiry as installed 10 years ago so good idea to also record when due for renewal.... Read More

Jireh Homes

4:05 AM, 1st October 2018
About 3 months ago