Michael Barnes

Registered with Property118.com
Wednesday 10th July 2013

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 1418

Michael Barnes

0:13 AM, 24th July 2021, About A week ago

How To Rent guide updated 21/07/2021

Reply to the comment left by Prakash Tanna at 22/07/2021 - 11:43
They have updated the statutory document before without changing the date or the revision history.
They just don't seem to understand the legal implications for landlords.... Read More

Michael Barnes

22:43 PM, 19th July 2021, About 2 weeks ago

I need some guidance on 'guidance'?

S21 is only available on Assured Shorthold Tenancies.; S8 s available on all Shorthold tenancies.

Or, looking at it another way, an AST is an Assured Tenancy on which a S21 notice may be used.... Read More

Michael Barnes

16:20 PM, 3rd May 2021, About 3 months ago

Does new consumer unit mandate a new EICR?

If your "consumer unit" contains fuses, then it is probably worth getting it replaced, as circuit breakers will offer greater safety.

If it already contains circuit breakers, then it is probably not worth getting it replaced.... Read More

Michael Barnes

15:52 PM, 3rd May 2021, About 3 months ago

What does 118 mean?

Reply to the comment left by Paul Haines at 01/05/2021 - 19:37
118 would be 11 August, unless you are one of those foreigners from across the pond.... Read More

Michael Barnes

15:44 PM, 3rd May 2021, About 3 months ago

Privacy Policy and GDPR for single Landlord?

Reply to the comment left by Chris @ Possession Friend at 03/05/2021 - 07:38
That means:
* No email communications with them.
* No preparing tenancy agreement on a computer (unless all personal data are hand-written after printing)
* No record of rent payments in spreadsheets or accounting packages.... Read More