Puzzler

Registered with Property118.com
Tuesday 9th July 2013

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Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 891

Puzzler

7:49 AM, 7th December 2019
About 2 months ago

Scotland is home to the highest rental yields

Just shows how misleading statistics can be. The reason Aberdeen scores highly is that the property market has collapsed with the oil price and redundancies in the thousands. The population has dropped by thousands in the last few years. Many properties for sale and for let have been on the market for years.... Read More

Puzzler

7:35 AM, 7th December 2019
About 2 months ago

Right to buy council flat - is it a good idea?

You say there are no planned works for the lifts - in my experience it's the unplanned works that you need to worry about, if the lifts break down it could cost tens of thousands

also you say your husband has his own company - the works described are not in your flat but in the communal areas so your husband's expertise is not relevant... Read More

Puzzler

10:46 AM, 6th December 2019
About 2 months ago

New Tenant Fees laws = new problems for landlords?

You can't ask your tenant to pay for or provide the reference as this is effectively a fee even though it is not paid to you and it clearly not in the intent of the legislation; if you want one you will have to do it. "I can't charge a fee but you'll have to pay a third party" doesn't get round it. The point is that the tenant doesn't have to pay. Also holding deposits are now refundable.

The rules for a resident landlord are different though so do check.... Read More

Puzzler

7:53 AM, 6th December 2019
About 2 months ago

Loft conversion without planning permission or building regs

Reply to the comment left by jojo at 01/06/2019 - 22:25
No, the details are always accompanied by exclusion clauses and their contract is with the vendor not with you... Read More

Puzzler

7:46 AM, 6th December 2019
About 2 months ago

Complying with regulations and still penalised by Freeholder?

Sorry if my post appeared hostile enough to warrant the phrase "ganging up". I agree with Gracie that some of the rules are unfair, however there is a process which can be used and there is talk of reform which will be very welcome... Read More