sally lloyd

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 36

sally lloyd

9:46 AM, 17th August 2018, About 4 years ago

It's a personal Brexit for this landlord!

We have done our Brexit, now in Spain. The final property of 3 is almost sold. it was a difficult decision as we had fabulous long term tenants in all, but to survive we had no choice.
Now renting out holiday lets here, enjoying the sun and meeting some fabulous guests, knowing that if they misbehave we can just chuck them out and to top it all we are yielding about 15% as opposed to the pittance we were getting before.... Read More

sally lloyd

10:39 AM, 11th January 2017, About 5 years ago

Vandalism of Period Features

Why not advertise it before you start work and then ask prospective tenants what they would like. I have done that a couple of times, as tenants usually have to give a months notice and love it if they can have a say on decor etc. Doesn't cost anything to advertise early but could save a fortune... Read More

sally lloyd

8:28 AM, 12th October 2016, About 6 years ago

Will marriage cost me a lump of my pension investment?

I remember a while back somebody saying that you van now get equity release on btl properties. Is that product still about if so could it ne used to pay off the mortgage.... Read More

sally lloyd

14:11 PM, 21st March 2016, About 6 years ago

Got it spectacularly wrong - Do your searches!

Hi Gary,
Thank you for your reply. Yes I used a solicitor but only for basic searches so I thought it's my own stupid fault but from other comments on a separate post I think I may be able to contact them as estate agent should have done searches and vendor should have declared it so will see what I can do.... Read More

sally lloyd

12:53 PM, 21st March 2016, About 6 years ago

I have got stuck with an illegal loft conversion?

Reply to the comment left by "Jerry Stone" at "21/03/2016 - 12:37":

Thankyou, we are having to get fire doors etc as the building has now been classifies as an HMO so the freeholder is organising this. I am concerned about cost of sound proofing if I call them in. As we are a mid floor flat. The plumbing is atrocious they put it in the middle of flat with mascerating toilet so that's going to cost. Advise to anyone do not buy a property with a mascerating toilet plumbers won't touch them it costs £300 a pop to fix them and tenants always put what they shouldn't down them... Read More