Michael Barnes

Registered with Property118.com
Wednesday 10th July 2013


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 1187

Michael Barnes

22:14 PM, 15th July 2019
About 2 days ago

Letting agency fee increase?

Reply to the comment left by Chris Daniel at 15/07/2019 - 22:01
That relies on LL being considered a consumer.... Read More

Michael Barnes

1:22 AM, 14th July 2019
About 4 days ago

When a tenant dies his Utility Bills die with him?

Reply to the comment left by Jessie Jones at 13/07/2019 - 10:26
"Allowing relatives time to remove the deceased's possessions is a form of control over the property,"

It is my understanding that the tenancy continues until it is ended either by the Executors giving notice or by agreement between the executors and the LL. Therefore it is not a case of the LL allowing time; it is operation of law that allows it.... Read More

Michael Barnes

1:18 AM, 14th July 2019
About 4 days ago

When a tenant dies his Utility Bills die with him?

Reply to the comment left by Gunga Din at 13/07/2019 - 10:27
They are right to pursue you for the CT; you then have to pursue the T. That is the way the CT legislation is written.... Read More

Michael Barnes

1:17 AM, 14th July 2019
About 4 days ago

When a tenant dies his Utility Bills die with him?

Government web site says that on death there is an exemption from council tax. However, it is not clear if that is only for owner-occupiers or if it also applies to tenants.

If there is no exemption, then the council is right to pursue the LL, but the LL should then seek payment from the estate of the tenant.... Read More