John Walker

Registered with
Sunday 27th July 2014

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 99

John Walker

17:38 PM, 15th May 2019
About A week 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 2 weeks 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

John Walker

13:00 PM, 2nd April 2019
About 2 months ago

The Kyle Files ITV Mon 1st April - Landlords

I would have thought that by now all LAs would have inspected all unfit houses in their districts. They must therefore be aware that many 'unfit' dwellings are unfit due to tenant behaviour. In the 1960s I was employed in several LAs dealing with unfit properties, many councillors at the time were horrified to learn that the 'sweet little cottages' tucked away behind their main streets were nothing but rural slums. Why have they not dealt with the problems more expeditiously. There are undoubtedly rogue landlords out there still, but they must be a very small proportion of all landlords.... Read More

John Walker

17:44 PM, 18th March 2019
About 2 months ago

Does bathroom with window need extraction fans?

Firstly, make sure the window opens and closes easily, or, if only single glazed, put in a fan connected to the light switch and black out the window.... Read More

John Walker

13:28 PM, 21st December 2018
About 5 months ago

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill receives Royal Assent

I shall be pleased to hear how many tenants are taking LAs, HAs, etc. to court. Maybe this is a beginning of a level playing field for the PRS.... Read More