Antony Antoniou

Registered with Property118.com
Thursday 4th June 2015


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 6

Antony Antoniou

20:27 PM, 5th January 2017, About 5 years ago

To issue or not to issue an AST

Hi Terry and all the other gents

Thank you for all your comments, I've just emailed the link to my friend to read and hopefully she responds to your further questions and becomes a member too

Thanks again for your advise and help

Antony... Read More

Antony Antoniou

13:50 PM, 4th October 2015, About 6 years ago

Legionella Risk Assessment - I wasn't aware!

Reply to the comment left by "Chris Daniel" at "04/10/2015 - 12:32":

Hi Chris
Nlic are the company that my LA selected to carry out the "New Legislation", see my 1st post
The other comments that you mention have been quoted by other members on this site, and they have been taken from Nlic website
http://www.nlic.uk
The Double Whammy made me laugh, as it's on their website

Please let's wait a day or so and see if Nlic respond on an open Forum

One good thing that has come out of this is making lots of people like myself aware of our duty of care in regards to Legionella Risk Assessments... Read More

Antony Antoniou

10:05 AM, 4th October 2015, About 6 years ago

Legionella Risk Assessment - I wasn't aware!

Reply to the comment left by "Ralph Butters" at "03/10/2015 - 16:39":

Hi Ralph & Chris
I contacted Nlic to clarify a few points and spoke to Mr Ian Hallifax - Head of Training
The points I wanted clarification on were
1) If this is a new legislation, why has it not been in the press or on the forums?
2) Are the investors the primary responsible for the risk assessment or are the Letting agents ultimately responsible for it on fully managed property or are the jointly responsible.
3) Are you aware that Nlic are getting such bad comments on the forums recently, and why do you not clarify your position and respond to the negativity?
4) Are you making contact with the letting agencies and promoting your company?
5) Can you justify the cost 0f £125 + vat that my LA has quoted,
6) You informed me that the Nlic Company is a year old, how are you going to fully Indemnity me and the LA?
I am not going to quote his response to me as I believe he should be given the opportunity to respond on the forum directly as I gave him the site details

I myself intend to have the risk assessment carried out for the safety of my tenants, but there is a massive grey area as to who is truly responsible for the cost, see the point below taken from Nlic own hand out. So Safety Lady Silver may be correct
“Tenants when they understand their rights they will pursue the Landlords and the Landlords can pursue the Letting Agents”

• Legionnaires Disease exists in all water systems
• Tenants do not understand the disease
• It kills more people in the UK than cyclists (122 died cycling in Britain 2012)
• The government spent millions on cycle paths and routes
• However Tens of thousands get ill but do not die of the disease
• Tenants when they understand their rights they will pursue the Landlords and the Landlords can pursue the Letting Agents
• So Why is Nlic needed? Why Bother?
• Because we care about people and their health.
• We care about the conditions tenants live in and
• We care about Letting Agents and Landlords
• We care that it costs the tax payer tens of millions of pounds in lost work time and
• Waiting times in hospitals and surgery’s can be reduced with our effort
• We care that other service providers do not provide the passionate service this industry needs... Read More

Antony Antoniou

18:30 PM, 30th September 2015, About 6 years ago

Legionella Risk Assessment - I wasn't aware!

Reply to the comment left by "safetylady silver" at "30/09/2015 - 14:25":

Thank you Safetylady Silver and Laura plus everybody for taking the time to explain so fully, Please correct me if I am wrong, On older Victorian / Georgian properties it would be advisable and prudent to call in expert help, but for newer "Box Apartment" the risk is so low that with common sense the risk can be reduced to practically 0%
The safety of my tenants will always be the number 1 factor, and staying on the correct side of regulations.
It is extremely difficult trying to make a small honest profit, without paying for unnecessary tests that serve no real benefit to anyone except those being paid to do the unnecessary test.
It also appears that my letting agency would like me exempt them from this duty that I am already paying for on a Fully Managed Contract

Once again thank you all for your input... Read More

Antony Antoniou

21:17 PM, 14th July 2015, About 7 years ago

Is a tenancy voidable as fraud if tenant lies on application?

Reply to the comment left by "wanda wang" at "14/07/2015 - 19:58":

Hi Wanda
You could do the new landlord a great justice and inform him of the tenant's behaviour and historic actions. He will have more evidence and will get a quicker eviction.
I personally think these scammers are aware that we will always follow the law to the letter, and they can abuse the system to their advantage.
I would not hesitate to inform any person, and dame the data protection, if a tenant is a crook, then he should expect to be treated as such!... Read More