David Price

Registered with Property118.com
Thursday 14th May 2015

Trading Status
Company

Providing essential rental accommodation since
1989

Number of rental properties owned
41+

Insures properties through a broker recommended by Property118
No


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 947

David Price

11:49 AM, 5th September 2019
About 2 months ago

Nottingham Selective licensing adds £40 pm costs to tenants

My lease has a clause:-
"Rent £xxx plus any fees or taxes imposed by local or central government."
Saves the trouble of a section 13 notice.... Read More

David Price

12:09 PM, 21st August 2019
About 2 months ago

Citizens Advice articles and my responses - the full articles

My favourite quotation, from Aaron Levenstein. “Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.”
Statistics, used selectively, can be used to reveal something which is only partially true, as with the CAB case. Further the CAB data was collected in such a manner as to make it impossible to reveal the whole truth.... Read More

David Price

11:46 AM, 21st August 2019
About 2 months ago

Another reason not to accept tenants on benefits: a case study

DWP policy has forced me to reject all tenants whose sole income is from benefits for the reasons which are stated by Peter. I have long ceased to worry about the plight of the homeless, that is the Local Authority's problem; My problem is just to keep my head above water in the light of the government attacks.
I never advertise, there is no need for I have a long queue of unsuitable tenants and a short queue of suitable tenants, but if I did advertise my adverts would definitely state "No applicants whose sole income is from benefits will be considered". Unfortunately this includes the under 35's and the disabled for even they are subject to frequent disruption of rental payments from the DWP. A bankrupt landlord is no good to anyone.... Read More

David Price

9:48 AM, 1st August 2019
About 3 months ago

The issue of costs that are the responsibility of the tenant?

Reply to the comment left by JJ at 31/07/2019 - 14:15
I do not rip anything out. The first tenant usually ruins whatever equipment is supplied and I do not replace it when the tenant leaves. Often the damage is deliberate, revenge because I have the audacity to ask for the rent to be paid.... Read More

David Price

12:17 PM, 31st July 2019
About 3 months ago

The issue of costs that are the responsibility of the tenant?

Reply to the comment left by JJ at 31/07/2019 - 12:11
"So what do you do about fitted dishwashers and fitted cookers?"
My solution is simple, do not supply any white goods. I embarked on this policy many years ago as a result of persistent tenant misuse, the tenant fees act has made this mandatory for any sane landlord. Also nothing which requires PAT testing.... Read More