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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 337


20:42 PM, 15th January 2019
About 5 days ago

My life is finite - Fergus Wilson

"I do believe there should be a Register of MPs who own BTL houses"

The full list of MPs that own BTL is below.
https://www.channel4.com/news/factcheck/almost-one-in-five-mps-are-landlords... Read More


13:51 PM, 12th January 2019
About A week ago

When does completed mean completed?

"The icing on the cake is that Fortis forgot to say that the price of the compulsory furniture pack did not include VAT. That was missing from all the paperwork and despite being the developers’ error their solicitors would not complete until this was paid."

My recollection on the law in such cases (and someone please correct my misunderstanding ifneed be) is that the price should say somewhere that it is exclusive of VAT. If it doesn't then the presumption is that it is inclusive of VAT.

Therefore you may have a claim and probably one that can go through the small claims courts. But I would double check all the contractual paperwork first - it may be hidden in there somewhere.... Read More


20:29 PM, 1st January 2019
About 3 weeks ago

UNFIT - Fitness For Human Habitation Act 2018

"Surely a patch of mould, spindle missing from stairs, loose stair carpet etc isn’t a House Unfit for Human Habitation!"

I would have thought that a loose stair carpet is potentially lethal so would need repairing immediately.... Read More


10:43 AM, 26th December 2018
About 4 weeks ago

Tenant not paying rent because I don't have consent to let

Reply to the comment left by Jay at 24/12/2018 - 13:56
Could you be a bit more specific in the laws the clauses that would make an AST invalid in this circumstance?
We should take a presumption that one would be valid, but if you have identified evidence to the contrary, it would be good to see it.... Read More


15:49 PM, 22nd December 2018
About 4 weeks ago

Tax Return ye2018 checking Finance costs?

Reply to the comment left by Mark Alexander at 20/12/2018 - 19:56
You're right - I was doing full impact rather than the partial one for this year. Lucky I haven't done my tax return yet!
But I did take into account the 20% relief.... Read More