Mark Leach

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 18

Mark Leach

9:27 AM, 7th August 2019
About 10 months ago

Hidden How to Rent update - "MHCLG, do not do this again"

Re the How To Rent booklet.
If you download the booklet from the HM Government website and put it in your favourites it will update every time there is a change automatically. I have just checked mine.... Read More

Mark Leach

9:24 AM, 16th May 2019
About A year ago

Reconsider Gas Safety Regulations alongside changes to Section 21

The issue with gas certificates at the start of a tenancy does need to be addressed, especially for landlords such as we are who let long term and have many tenancies that started before the new legislation came into force some 20 yrs old and still going!! This means that as we don't have the first gas certificate we cannot serve a section 21 if things go wrong.... Read More

Mark Leach

20:27 PM, 21st April 2018
About 2 years ago

Despicable vehemently anti-landlord Guardian article

There's only one way to deal with this crap journalism and scum reporters like Sammader, don't buy the Guardian news rag it's a traitorous paper anyway and supports giving our secrets the those that wish us harm. Don't support them by buying there paper then they will not exist. They are already have the begging bowl out due to lack of sales.... Read More

Mark Leach

18:01 PM, 31st July 2017
About 3 years ago

Section 8 and Joint Tenants

I think Lukes answer is the way to go. If both names are on the tenancy document the Section 21 should be served in one document to both of them and then you can still do a CCJ to recover any debt. Personally I wouldn't bother if the rent is not being paid when they are in residence its unlikely to be paid after they've gone !!
Best Mark... Read More

Mark Leach

9:35 AM, 28th July 2017
About 3 years ago

Tenant blackmailing to allow viewings?

Hi Ignazio,
I think the tenants suggestion of half the last months rent is fairly reasonable I would agree only on the basis that they do not dispute the eviction notices and actually leave on the section 21 notice date. That would probably save you a lot of money if they feel aggrieved and wanted to be awkward, also bearing in mind that when you serve a section 21 they usually stop paying the rent.... Read More