Paul Thomas

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 6th December 2014


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 23

Paul Thomas

10:02 AM, 20th November 2021, About A week ago

BRRR - Buy, Refurbish, Refinance, Rent problem?

My experience of owning two houses next to each other is that lenders are not too mad on it. To the point they would not lend on one ( well, I bought cash and did it up ) until after a good few months just incase I knocked the two together essentially. Even though one was held privately and the other in my company.... Read More

Paul Thomas

13:42 PM, 6th November 2021, About 3 weeks ago

Access for roof space conversion?

Reply to the comment left by Graham Bowcock at 06/11/2021 - 11:46
He could wait until it's summer and the freeholder might not have his vest on ? Aw come on, a little humour in life is required. Yeah, listen to the others advise not mine. I'd only buy something if I knew how I was going to solve my problems before buying. Not helpful, but honest :-(... Read More

Paul Thomas

8:26 AM, 6th November 2021, About 3 weeks ago

Access for roof space conversion?

The normal way of doing such a development if erecting scaffolding either to the front or rear garden. I would suggest where ever it is easiest to get the materials delivered to - usually the front. Then you do the conversion that way without involving any existing tenants. That's a hell of a lot easier than shifting everything up through other peoples flats !... Read More

Paul Thomas

17:15 PM, 2nd February 2020, About 2 years ago

Am I visiting my daughter as Mum or Landlord?

Reply to the comment left by Judith Wordsworth at 02/02/2020 - 14:49
Sorry, didn't read the geographic location bit.... Non devils advocate either.

So, my money is on additional people staying...... Read More

Paul Thomas

9:03 AM, 1st February 2020, About 2 years ago

Am I visiting my daughter as Mum or Landlord?

Perhaps another way of looking at the problem is that you keep popping round to see your daughter in a well meaning Gesture and your daughter finds it a little intrusive and has asked the other lodger to play devil's advocate. Easier to do it that way than have a difficult conversation with mum.

But, my gut tells me you've got someone staying more than they should be. You're gut is normally right.... Read More