Ray Davison

Registered with Property118.com
Tuesday 9th July 2013


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 199

Ray Davison

15:27 PM, 30th March 2020
About A week ago

Repairs during Covid-19?

Reply to the comment left by Linda Price at 30/03/2020 - 13:58
Just to highlight re electric radiators (And as stated by Porky), give them oil filled radiators as these are far safer than convector or the radiant type.... Read More

Ray Davison

11:53 AM, 30th March 2020
About A week ago

Repairs during Covid-19?

Reply to the comment left by Linda Price at 30/03/2020 - 11:33In this instance it was only hot water not CH as well, so a kettle will get them hot water to wash in. And if they have an electric shower (Recommended in a BTL even if they may not be as nice to use), even better.
As Porky mentions, a few electric radiators in stock to deliver to Tenants is a good idea to cover any wait for CH to be attended to.... Read More

Ray Davison

10:04 AM, 30th March 2020
About A week ago

Repairs during Covid-19?

Reply to the comment left by David Lawrenson at 30/03/2020 - 09:44
I always make a point of paying any supplier / trades people within 24 hour

Me too, loyalty works both ways... Read More

Ray Davison

14:32 PM, 29th March 2020
About A week ago

Repairs during Covid-19?

Reply to the comment left by Linda Price at 29/03/2020 - 14:07As Luke says, your responsibility is to act in a timely manner and you have done so, nothing to worry about - other than an unreasonable Tenant. I may have called my plumber on the Friday night but whether he would be available who knows? If parts were needed, Saturday (Or possibly Mon/Tue would be the earliest available anyway unless calling the manufacturer repair service and they rarely work out of hours.
On a side note, I've just replaced my personal boiler and was without heat and hot water (Other than a kettle) for seven days, imagine what a Tenant would make of that. Lots of them don't live in the real world!... Read More

Ray Davison

12:25 PM, 28th March 2020
About A week ago

Which Landlords are classed as self-employed for Coronavirus help?

A waiving of Council Tax for empty BTL properties would help a lot too as it will be impossible to let them in the next few months.... Read More