John Walker

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Sunday 27th July 2014

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 102

John Walker

15:51 PM, 16th July 2019
About A week ago

PRS in England is not fit for purpose

I do like the idea of LAs having to meet short deadlines, but would appreciate more any info. on the success of recent legislation with prosecution of rogue LLs and elimination of same. Maybe LAs have been unable to do this due to pressure of work.... Read More

John Walker

16:41 PM, 6th July 2019
About 3 weeks ago

The Alliance Housing Policy

There are good parts and others which are pure wishful thinking. Reduce all ideas to no more than a couple of sentences which may become a mantra for all legitimate LLs. No government is going to be in a position to scrap SDLT, unless it is done solely for BTL property. Ensure your aims are brief, easily understood and achievable. After all you must consider the intelligence of those who are your ultimate target.... Read More

John Walker

16:44 PM, 10th June 2019
About a month ago

Rain ingress in garage damaging tenant's carpet?

re. comment from Seething Landlord.
I agree absolutely. I have a condition attached to all my tenancy agreements to that effect.... Read More

John Walker

17:38 PM, 15th May 2019
About 2 months ago

Nottingham's new boss - Do you think I am worth listening to?

So much info crammed into one glorious rant! Why not drip-feed a little at a time to the local press? I'm sure this would be a far more effective means of spurring the Council into action, maybe from sheer embarrassment.... Read More

John Walker

16:40 PM, 6th May 2019
About 3 months ago

National Landlords Alliance meets Sefton Council

Having recently had my fingers burned by an HB tenant who left without giving notice and 2months rent arrears, I shall in future insist that all rent is paid directly to me, including one month for leaving without notice if necessary. The HB dept. can accept the condition or whistle, I am not refusing to accept HB tenants, just applying an additional condition which they accept or decline, their choice.... Read More