Jay Patel

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 26th June 2021

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 4

Jay Patel

10:17 AM, 15th January 2022, About 2 weeks ago

Letting agent not responding to my hand-delivered letter

Paper trail is your responsibility and certainly not the responsibility of the letting agent if they are a letting only agency. The easiest thing to do if you are really concerned is to cc them in on any email. - no I don’t think that that’s really necessary as you already will have proof of sending.

Rental payment arrangements should have been made before the start of the tenancy. If not, then it’s easy to rectify as you just have to inform your tenant to pay to you, the landlord.

It’s always a good idea to send an email to the tenant, after every visit as this acts as a good log of, number one the visit a number to what was agreed, said and done on that visit.... Read More

Jay Patel

10:12 AM, 15th January 2022, About 2 weeks ago

Is having a guarantor a failsafe?

I always find that you can’t even depend on a guarantor because if the tenant is bad, then generally the guarantor will be bad as well. It at least acts as a psychological barrier to default, assuming that you’ve got a moral individual.... Read More

Jay Patel

10:11 AM, 15th January 2022, About 2 weeks ago

Proposed £1100 licence fee for Landlords in Leicester?

Welcome to the world of additional licensing or should that be additional taxation ! ... they’re all at it and we are paying for it.... Read More

Jay Patel

10:09 AM, 15th January 2022, About 2 weeks ago

My 2 hour walk cost me £194 when my tenant could not contact me?

Bill the tenant. Also amend your contract to clarify that the tenant is not allowed to arbitrarily call any contract that they wish unless it’s an absolute emergency.... Read More