Mike T

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 13th July 2013

Trading Status
Sole Owner

Insures properties through a broker recommended by Property118

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 106

Mike T

13:36 PM, 31st October 2019
About 3 weeks ago

RICS fine Countrywide £100,000 over client money security

“Some would have been rightly Countrywide funds and others small amounts of landlord and tenant sums that could not be traced.'' ?? Aah so 'some' would have been theirs but only 'small' amounts belonged to landlord and tenants ?? Really. but either way they could not identify them ? ... strange way to run a business loosing track of £10,000,000. Who on earth would have confidence dealing with a company like them ?... Read More

Mike T

10:32 AM, 30th September 2019
About 2 months ago

Newly separated mother with children?

Hi Pam, we have experienced marriage/partnership break-ups of tenants . Some had been with us for a few years and had a good record with us. But all things change when the tenants circumstances change. They can become desperate and understandably have to protect themselves and their family. The landlord is often their last concern. I'm sure many 118 members have had similar situations. However, Pam, you would be going into this forewarned, yet unsure of what the future might hold for you and your tenant. NOT a good idea, I remember 118 members advice that 'we are not a charity'. Exercise caution, get RGI (doubtful in this instance) 6 months rent in advance ?? Seek advice on that in the light of maximum deposit restrictions. Wait for another, better prospective tenant . Good luck with whatever course you take... Read More

Mike T

9:50 AM, 13th August 2019
About 3 months ago

Provision of housing

Spot on, Fergus. Just when are 'they' (the media, Shelter-that provides no shelter, the government etc.etc) going to see the light ? When it's too late ?... Read More

Mike T

12:08 PM, 10th August 2019
About 3 months ago

Should she stay or go?

Reply to the comment left by Claudio Valentini at 09/08/2019 - 11:08
Hi, Not sure about creating a new tenancy in her sole name. It could be the couple may even reconcile sometime in the future. In the meantime if she should default on the rent you may still have two avenues to seeking payments. as the partner is still on the tenancy.... Read More

Mike T

12:06 PM, 13th July 2019
About 4 months ago

EPC inaccuracies could leave properties let illegally

Reply to the comment left by John Dace at 13/07/2019 - 10:46I agree with you John. wasn't it all started with that 'HIPS' stuff ? More trouble than it was worth AND a missed opportunity to combat the gazumping problem that both buyers and sellers face.... Read More