Paula Bourne

Registered with Property118.com
Thursday 3rd July 2014


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 3

Paula Bourne

15:52 PM, 25th November 2015
About 4 years ago

Are most landlords under charging?

I have had the same tenants for 15 years with only one rent rise, from £450 to £500, during that time. I know this is well under the going rate for a small 3-bed house with garage, but I value the good tenants. I recently reduced the rent on my other property, knowing the tenant lost her job.
I, too, get tired of being viewed in Rachman-esque terms. Aren't most landlords simply trying to provide decent homes, with affordable rents? If a good supply of council homes was available, there would less need of the Private Rented Sector.... Read More

Paula Bourne

17:22 PM, 25th November 2014
About 5 years ago

Beware of what constitutes a deposit - Is there a definition?

Reply to the comment left by "Gary Nock" at "25/11/2014 - 16:51":

The impression seems to prevail that all landlords are making a fortune (which I most definitely am not) off the backs of the unfortunates....
Why isn't it seen as a service; a provision of housing which would otherwise not exist? It can be hard work, worrying and stressful - and that's on a good day!... Read More

Paula Bourne

15:32 PM, 25th November 2014
About 5 years ago

Beware of what constitutes a deposit - Is there a definition?

The cynic in me guesses the judge's ruling was to stave off (if only for 4 weeks) the inevitability of another name on the housing list... Read More