Richard York

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 19

Richard York

20:27 PM, 21st December 2018, About 3 years ago

CGT on Compulsory Purchase Order sale?

Reply to the comment left by Ciru at 21/12/2018 - 20:11
Lucky you, discretion of the scheme I suppose.... Read More

Richard York

18:27 PM, 21st December 2018, About 3 years ago

CGT on Compulsory Purchase Order sale?

Bit worried you got a 'home loss payment' in the CPO, considering you weren't living there.

Normally you will only qualify if you actually are resident.... Read More

Richard York

9:46 AM, 5th February 2018, About 4 years ago

Should I let my HMO tenants choose their new flatmate?

"implicitly show tenants who’s in charge"

I'm afraid that if you've taken this view you've lost already and will attract tenants who you need to be in charge of (low income, irresponsible)

The best tenants expect a client/service provider relationships where their role as a paying client is respected, and in general they will be the most able to move to competitors who do take this view. Tread carefully.... Read More

Richard York

18:52 PM, 13th March 2017, About 5 years ago

Richard York

9:01 AM, 7th February 2017, About 5 years ago

Time to bail but I have a Council notice of improvement?

With the revenge eviction law, you won't be able to evict for 6 months after the receipt of the council notice.

You can then issue a notice after that period has elapsed, so the earliest you can get them out is 8 months away. If they've got the council involved you've got not chance as the council is well aware of the law.

You might be able to offer them some cash to leave earlier (rent back?).

Frankly you deserve this. I wonder how you'd feel if a car you were leasing wasn't repaired for over a month and you were continuing to pay.... Read More