Janet Carnochan

Registered with Property118.com
Monday 22nd July 2013

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 35

Janet Carnochan

10:34 AM, 8th May 2019
About 3 months ago

Negligence in the Banking Crisis

Surely property is a gamble that we are all aware of at the offset. If the property had doubled in value, would you have shared the windfall with your mortgage lender? I suspect not, so should the lender be responsible for the loss? I personally don't think they should. I am a landlord with mortgages. I wasn't forced to do this, I chose to do this.... Read More

Janet Carnochan

11:14 AM, 27th February 2019
About 6 months ago

Eviction for dog sitting when agents already knew?

I agree with Ricardo. As a LL, if I specified NO PETS, then it is because I don't want pets in that property regardless of ownership or percentage of time the pets spent there. If this was clearly stated at the beginning then I can see why the LL is pissed off. Rightly or wrongly then they probably went round on the off chance as they suspected the pet was there. I would look for somewhere else that is pet friendly. ( For the record I do accept pets ). However I would try to talk to the landlord to give you more time to sort this, put having the dog over on hold while this happens and keep paying my rent in the mean time.... Read More

Janet Carnochan

16:31 PM, 4th February 2019
About 7 months ago

Letting to pet owners in light of the tenant fees ban and new 5 week deposit protection rules

All my tenants have pets, for that reason I tend to fill my houses very quickly. Most pet owners are very considerate and they do stay longer as most nice houses state no pets. I tend to find that a pet is only a problem if the tenant is a problem. On one occasion when I got a house back which was filthy then I can truly say that the cat was the only house trained resident living there.... Read More

Janet Carnochan

11:44 AM, 7th January 2019
About 7 months ago

Tenant can't pay rent and advised to stay by Housing Association!

If neither party was working and they had previously been good tenants, is it worth looking into seeing if they are eligible for housing benefit that would cover the rent? We can all sometimes end up with HB tenants through default. if good tenants it can be worth trying to work with people rather than against as it may be a temporary situation.... Read More

Janet Carnochan

10:47 AM, 17th December 2018
About 8 months ago

Scottish LBTT Additional Dwelling Supplement increase to 4%

Reply to the comment left by I get paid 125K working for Shelter and this is me laughing all the way to the bank! at 17/12/2018 - 10:35
Snap. Don't you just love the Scottish Government!!!!! I will join you living the high life for a year or so then we can explore the state funded option. The SNP will then value our opinion.... Read More