Claire Smith

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 56

Claire Smith

12:30 PM, 6th July 2021, About 3 months ago

DIY Property Sale?

I suggest that you find Facebook groups for HMO landlords and other property investors (e.g. Rick Gannon or Progressive Property). Some of these may have a deals thread where you can advertise.... Read More

Claire Smith

8:22 AM, 20th May 2021, About 4 months ago

North of England prices booming amidst highest repossession levels

Reply to the comment left by Hemant Shah at 19/05/2021 - 22:33
I think that you may find that house prices are increasing but apartments have dropped in value, even for ones without cladding. That is certainly the case in our part of the north west.... Read More

Claire Smith

10:54 AM, 26th March 2019, About 3 years ago

£46 million to help people off the streets

How much of the money will be spent on the 760 new jobs when there are some excellent charities already doing this sort of work? Surely it would make more economic sense to fund the charities? Obviously I'm not talking about Shelter! Street Support Network (as just one example) do an excellent job working with several charities to help not just with finding a bed but also with dealing with all the underlying problems of the homeless. This would be a far better way to spend the money.... Read More

Claire Smith

10:08 AM, 25th March 2019, About 3 years ago

Fergus Wilson's response to BBC Panorama

Reply to the comment left by Dennis Leverett at 24/03/2019 - 22:37
I also received the request to sign this petition. I have (politely!) explained why I feel unable to do so. Can I encourage other landlords to join us in explaining why tenants in receipt of benefits are less and less likely to be able to find homes in the PRS. I will point out that we have, in the past, had a tenant on benefits. We do not advertise 'no DSS' but do credit checks on every applicant and consider each application carefully.... Read More

Claire Smith

13:38 PM, 26th February 2019, About 3 years ago

Email to Prime Minister et al

Reply to the comment left by terry sullivan at 26/02/2019 - 13:11
And to help their friends with large rental companies.... Read More