Paul Maguire

Registered with Property118.com
Sunday 23rd June 2013


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 106

Paul Maguire

10:52 AM, 19th July 2021, About 2 weeks ago

I need some guidance on 'guidance'?

I think we're all going mad but I take "guidance" as not legally enforceable but is the preferred path subject to extenuating circumstances.... Read More

Paul Maguire

12:33 PM, 25th June 2021, About a month ago

Tenant left but brother paying rent and arrears?

No Right to Rent checks needed in Scotland. We're short of people !! Personally, I'd leave the situation as it is and count my blessings.... Read More

Paul Maguire

12:32 PM, 19th April 2021, About 3 months ago

Tenant charged with Arson?

Reply to the comment left by Jessie Jones at 17/04/2021 - 10:21
The incessant growth of Rules, Regulations and Protocols has made old-fashioned Common Sense obsolete. So much for "Evolution" !!... Read More

Paul Maguire

10:31 AM, 15th April 2021, About 4 months ago

Tenant charged with Arson?

I had an old cottage in the country burnt out by the new tenant [of 10 days] who tried to add a gallon of petrol to the fire in the fireplace. The smoke damage alone was enough to make it uninhabitable [respiratory disease etc], let alone the dubious state of the whole structure. I certainly never considered eviction protocol as it was obvious that his actions had caused him to abandon the property himself. Landlord's insurance covered the repairs and loss of rent and had to be up to modern Building Standards so had huge improvements. Rewired, replumbed, better insulated and also allowed some changes to the layout inside to make the accommodation more practical. The end result was well worth the 15 months of stress whilst it was repaired.... Read More

Paul Maguire

22:49 PM, 1st April 2021, About 4 months ago