Jack Craven

Registered with Property118.com
Thursday 4th July 2013

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 42

Jack Craven

12:54 PM, 12th August 2021, About 2 months ago

Grade 2 listed - EPC new rating exempt?

My EPC assessor carries a collapsible step ladder with her for such occasions. But still won't give me a 'C'... Read More

Jack Craven

16:46 PM, 4th August 2021, About 3 months ago

Delivering 300,000 new homes every year is a monumental task

as a rough calculation by 2028 they will be about one million houses short of the target anyway.... Read More

Jack Craven

18:54 PM, 28th July 2021, About 3 months ago

Tenant's improvements concerns?

Years ago I had some bedsits, all were magnolia and woodchip (I know) . One tenant said that he wanted to stay there long term and could he put his own mark on the room, I said so long as he does not take the paper off then he could . A couple of months later he moved out without warning as they do, so on entering the room he had covered the woodchip with a flowered wallpaper, not all the way as he obviously ran out, then he painted the built in cupboards pillar box red and the skirtings navy blue but only part the way round that was a huge learning curve for me. But you've got to laugh havn't you.... Read More

Jack Craven

19:10 PM, 2nd June 2021, About 5 months ago

Accidental landlord - Can I do the annual accounting myself?

I used to do my own self assessment's until I had an enquiry from HMRC, I would answer one query only to get another one a few days later, this went on for several weeks, I eventually received a message saying that they were happy and thanking me for my answers, I found the whole experience very stressful, from then on I employed an accountant and have had no stress since, plus he claimed for things that I didn't know about which went some way to pay him!.... Read More

Jack Craven

11:01 AM, 9th April 2021, About 7 months ago

Smart Meter Installation - thoughts please?

I had smart meters with British gas, I then changed to a company who promised lower bills, however I now have to read the meters myself ! so check before you change,... Read More