David Price

Registered with Property118.com
Thursday 14th May 2015


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 593

David Price

13 hours ago
My Next Vote Goes To The Libertarian Party

Until today I had not heard of the Libertarian party. Having looked at their website and watched the video they certainly have my vote - that is as long as they field a candidate in my area.... Read More

David Price

2 days ago
Landlord Reactions To The 2017 Autumn Budget

Reply to the comment left by David Lawrenson at 22/11/2017 - 16:13
Council tax is payable by the person who has possession at midnight. A landlord has to make sure that this is the tenant.... Read More

David Price

2 days ago
Landlord Reactions To The 2017 Autumn Budget

Reply to the comment left by Jilly G at 22/11/2017 - 15:44
Oh no it's not. Make sure your tenancy says that whenever the tenant moves out the tenancy does not end until midnight and make sure that it is a contractual periodic tenancy then the problem is solved. Had many a run in with my council over just this point and have never paid.... Read More

David Price

A week ago
The private rented sector is ready to help fix the 'broken housing market'

Dr Beck, I will pick on one small point in your article which has been of concern to me for sometime.
"It is wrong of Government to introduce a system of encouraging tenants to be more responsible, whilst insisting a third party bear all the associated risks."
Many of the antisocial problems would be solved if tenants were compelled to be responsible and for all aspects of their lives. At present as the law stands there is no compulsion to pay rent and no penalty for using money supplied by government to pay for the roof over your head. The result is arrogant behaviour on the part of the tenant with the landlord taking all the risk. Associated with this is the wanton damage done by tenants for which they are legally responsible (criminal damage act) but for which the police will take no action using the spurious argument that there is a contract in place so the matter is civil (https://www.property118.com/judge-to-look-into-why-tenants-are-not-prosecuted-for-criminal-damage/). Once again this leads to an arrogant attitude.
Cure these two problems and many of the social ills of our society would go away.... Read More

David Price

A week ago
Property118 Founder Sends Open Letter To Chancellor Philip Hammond

Mark I like the photo, particularly the bow tie!... Read More