Raymond Hollis

Registered with Property118.com
Sunday 1st February 2015


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 3

Raymond Hollis

20:38 PM, 3rd February 2015, About 7 years ago

Accidental landlord cautious about prospective tenant

Reply to the comment left by "Gary Nock" at "01/02/2015 - 22:02":

Hi Gary; excellent advice and much appreciated. I am following these exact steps, and will act with patience. I am not desperate to rent the property out immediately; if this couple does not work then another will come along I'm sure.... Read More

Raymond Hollis

20:36 PM, 3rd February 2015, About 7 years ago

Accidental landlord cautious about prospective tenant

Reply to the comment left by "CaZ " at "02/02/2015 - 13:08":

Hi CaZ. I'm glad to hear you have high praise the agency you named, as it is indeed the one I ended up going with. You are right; they are the professionals and I should trust that they will do an excellent job. Being new to this, it is hard not to feel the need to micro manage everything myself. Obviously I know I cannot absolve myself of all responsibility; I will try to relax a little more but know I must be diligent. Thank you... Read More

Raymond Hollis

21:57 PM, 1st February 2015, About 7 years ago

Accidental landlord cautious about prospective tenant

Thank you for your comments. I spoke to the couple via telephone this evening and feel more comfortable; they sound like a decent couple looking to start a family. We have agreed to proceed with a 6 month AST (with rent guarantee and guarantor) and see where we go from there.
Sally, you're absolutely right - someone could have a seemingly stable job but there is no guarantee.
Asif; indeed what you described is a possible outcome, but I figured if I was to be put off by that then I really shouldn't be a landlord at all. Fingers crossed what you described won't happen to me, but I realise there is always that risk.... Read More