Ian Ringrose

Registered with Property118.com
Tuesday 2nd July 2013

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 560

Ian Ringrose

22:38 PM, 18th May 2019, About 3 years ago

Best Deposit Protection for disputes?

I have only had one dispute with a deposit, it was protected with TDS by the agent. As it was clear the tenant was not going to be reasonable, I claimed for everything that may possibly be justified.

The agent provided quotes from trades people for each issue that was very helpful as I was doing a full repaint that would have been done even if their was no damage. The agents checkin inventory was also very helpful.

TDS rewarded me 3 times as much as I would have been happy to settle for if the tenant had been reasonable. I was not expecting to do that well, they did reduce my claim by about 50%, as they said I could not claim for professional carpet cleaning as I cleaned it myself with a rental machine before the tenant moved in. My error as I should not have said I cleaned the carpet, and just used the inventory that said it was clean to a professional standard.... Read More

Ian Ringrose

14:04 PM, 9th March 2018, About 4 years ago

Ian Ringrose

19:48 PM, 20th November 2017, About 4 years ago

Agent responsible for PMQs UC eviction letter meeting PM's Policy Board Chairman and Shadow Housing Minister

With Labour’s Shadow Housing Minister, point out that if the courts were correctly funded and worked at the speed the law a says they should, maybe landlord would trust a S8....... Read More

Ian Ringrose

16:20 PM, 6th June 2017, About 5 years ago

Confusion over rental market prices and demand

I think a lot of people who rented out a former home with a low yield are now selling up due to S24, hence there may just be less high end properties in the mix.

Let’s say the rents where [ 500,400,400,400] in a given area, and the 500 property was sold, average rents would reduce, without any tenants paying a lower rent. This is way you should look at the medium rent, the rent that half the tenants pay less them, and half pays more then, rather than the mean (average) rent.... Read More

Ian Ringrose

0:11 AM, 11th February 2017, About 5 years ago

Who Buys New Builds?

If we are every going to have a quality workforce along with investment in factories for off-site building we need to move away from our stop/go house building, where every few years most trades people doing site work lose their jobs.

Just at the time the first time buyers stops buying homes, the banks stop landing to landlords........ Read More