Keith Wilkinson

Registered with Property118.com
Monday 17th June 2013


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 3

Keith Wilkinson

11:26 AM, 20th March 2013, About 9 years ago

Are Private Landlords Soft Targets?

Good idea...will try it out... Read More

Keith Wilkinson

10:38 AM, 20th March 2013, About 9 years ago

Are Private Landlords Soft Targets?

The problem with the house isn't the price as we have 4 other tenants, 2 established for over 4 years paying a rent of £450 but all applicants of late have wanted 'family homes'. We would consider a guarantor, if suitable, but again none has been offered by anyone.The price has been rduced but I cannot drop it further without existing tenants feeling agrieved and asking for a reduction.A bit of a catch 22 situation.I have the house with a letting agent and it is on various web sites so am confident that eventually the 'right' tenant will appear (single or couple without grown up child) but being hit with an increased rates bill will hurt.... Read More

Keith Wilkinson

9:54 AM, 20th March 2013, About 9 years ago

Are Private Landlords Soft Targets?

Calderdale MBC (Halifax - West Yorkshire)have just written to us to say the FULL rates on empty property will be payable from 1st April. NO DISCOUNTS !!!!!! That's £962 for a band A property...nearly £20 pw.Another nail in the coffin.
The house has been on the market at below the established rent for the area (£400 pcm as oppposed to £450) for over 6 months but because of it's size( small double and single bedroom, kitchenette etc)has not attracted a tenant, partly due to the fact we won't take on benefit claimants until we see what happens with the Universal Credit.... Read More