Ed Regent

Registered with Property118.com
Thursday 5th February 2015


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 18

Ed Regent

11:42 AM, 22nd September 2021, About 2 days ago

Nimby Michael Gove MP set to HALT biggest planning overhaul ever

Indeed a thankless task, especially as solving the cladding/fire safety scandal facing hundreds of thousands of people has to be high on his priorities too (strange that it's not even mentioned above!)... Read More

Ed Regent

14:40 PM, 22nd April 2021, About 5 months ago

Majority of leaseholders consider service charges unfair

When you link this to building safety and the cladding scandal you can see how these charges are going through the roof as waking watch and obscene insurance costs are added. I would never, ever, ever buy or recommend anybody to buy a leasehold property!!!... Read More

Ed Regent

14:13 PM, 22nd April 2021, About 5 months ago

Cladding Remediation: Cost of alternative accommodation?

Reply to the comment left by Shining Wit at 21/04/2021 - 14:31
That's a very insightful response. Thanks, I didn't know about the Australian model. Why are government ignoring this solution here then?... Read More

Ed Regent

15:45 PM, 16th April 2021, About 5 months ago

Cladding Remediation: Cost of alternative accommodation?

Reply to the comment left by Ian Narbeth at 15/04/2021 - 10:26
Interesting to get your further thoughts Ian. I know it’s a very difficult problem to solve, but in my view it should not be one that is resolved by asking leaseholders to pay. This would offer no deterrent to future malpractice!
A combination of builders/developers/freeholders levies or taxes should be used to replenish a fund set up by the Government to cover all the costs. As a national disaster it should be treated as such and dealt with nationally. The Government’s building standards have been lacking or ignored and regulators have been guilty of not doing their jobs so the Government must be the bank of last resort on this one.... Read More

Ed Regent

10:07 AM, 15th April 2021, About 5 months ago

EICR has thrown a complete spanner in the works?

Reply to the comment left by at 14/04/2021 - 17:17
Great idea. Perhaps one for Property118 to have a directory?... Read More