Chris Harris

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 33

Chris Harris

12:55 PM, 24th April 2020
About 3 months ago

Alok Sharma will ban Statutory demands and Winding up orders

"To stop these unfair practices, ...."

How can the application of a contractual agreement be an unfair practice?

Possibly , at a stretch , " unreasonable in the circumstances", but it cannot be unfair to ask someone to stand by their contractual obligations.... Read More

Chris Harris

14:20 PM, 6th April 2020
About 4 months ago

Government must give clear statement on rental payments

Reply to the comment left by JJ at 06/04/2020 - 14:00
"That's probably just switched because so many pension funds are invested in the stock market and the stock market just crashed. ..........."

Sorry to disappoint you, but the housing market is not going to look too healthy.... Read More

Chris Harris

12:06 PM, 19th February 2020
About 6 months ago

Overseas landlords need to make sure their tax affairs are in order

"The number of landlords who are living overseas and declared taxable income has risen from 246 to 397,...."
I find that an unbelievably low number.
I think HMRC should be thinking likewise, particularly given the starting point - "UK expats often rent out their primary residence when they relocate overseas"... Read More

Chris Harris

10:33 AM, 24th January 2020
About 6 months ago

3% rent increase reasonable?

I certainly wouldn't box myself into the corner of a fixed sum per annum. Depending in market conditions it could be too high, or too low.... Read More

Chris Harris

12:53 PM, 23rd January 2020
About 6 months ago

New electrical checks and safety standards for Landlords

Reply to the comment left by Dylan Morris at 17/01/2020 - 10:34
See the headlines

"Shelter demand that tenants not evicted from property with non compliant electrics"

ummm...... Read More