philip allen

Registered with Property118.com
Wednesday 3rd July 2013


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 90

philip allen

15:53 PM, 19th March 2022, About 2 months ago

Can I really house the Ukrainian People? I want to, however.....

How many of us have watched in horror as these people (yes real people, real human beings, just like you and me) have been made to queue for hours in other countries in order to 'possibly' get a visa for the UK? Then we scream at the government to just get them here and sort the paperwork after they arrive safely. Now just read through your comments. How different are you to the government? You want all the assurances and paperwork to be in place before you would even consider taking in someone who is currently experiencing hell on earth. While you sit at your keyboard pontificating about what might or might not happen in the future how many more children have died or been orphaned? What happened to British support of the underdog, or of kindness and caring? Who can know what government we will be living under in 3 years time? It might be our old mate Vlad who sends his buddies round to your place because you housed a Ukranian refugee and have them drag you outside and bury you in your own backyard. Or we might all get wiped out by a meteor before that happens. I have read Property 118 for years and seldom comment because I am impressed by the intelligence and common sense displayed by most of the commentators on this forum but, now, just listen to yourselves. Stop the wailing and hand wringing and either get out of the way or as Nike will tell you, 'Just do it!' You never know the media might then have something good to say about the PRS.... Read More

philip allen

15:27 PM, 26th February 2022, About 3 months ago

RogueTenantRegister.co.uk - feasibility?

Start a GOOD tenant register. When a good tenant leaves simply ask them if they would like to appear on the register. What GOOD tenant wouldn't want to be included? If the name you are checking doesn't appear on the register you can assume that they are NOT a GOOD tenant. Nothing defamatory there.... Read More

philip allen

15:26 PM, 15th January 2022, About 4 months ago

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

Reply to the comment left by paul kaye at 12/01/2022 - 14:11
I had 5 properties covered by British Gas with their Homecare agreements. I called them out to do an annual service and certificate to one of the properties and the engineer refused to do the certificate until I had agreed to have a powerflush carried out on the system. The quote was in excess of £800. I declined and cancelled all 5 agreements. The local company I called out stated that a powerflush wasn't needed and, 12 years later, the system is still going strong. Moral of the story? Never, ever use British Gas for anything!... Read More

philip allen

15:05 PM, 8th January 2022, About 5 months ago

Don't use the 'L' word

Reply to the comment left by Seething Landlord at 08/01/2022 - 14:33
...and there was me hoping to encourage you to become our 'Seething Property Investor'!... Read More

philip allen

14:22 PM, 8th January 2022, About 5 months ago

Don't use the 'L' word

Reply to the comment left by Seething Landlord at 08/01/2022 - 14:11
No need to re-name the Act. As stated in my original reply to your comment I am not a landlord. I am a 'lessor' and a 'lessee'. My name does not appear on any ASTs associated with my properties. I don't even smell like a landlord.... Read More