raj beri

Registered with Property118.com
Monday 29th July 2013

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 6

raj beri

7:54 AM, 29th October 2016
About 3 years ago

Tenant on housing benefit says she is moving out early

I do a lot of HB tenants. Did you get a deposit, did you get 1st months rent in advance? Both can be kept as you'll be in rent arrears due to early departure. Also if you can get a surrender of tenancy signed...then start again... Read More

raj beri

8:37 AM, 7th August 2015
About 4 years ago

Summer Budget 2015 - Landlords Reactions

Hmmm, tried to send it to the local MP via suggested route but got a message of "Your message is a bit too long for us to send"??... Read More

raj beri

9:20 AM, 15th November 2014
About 5 years ago

Recommendations for next BTL investment?

There are quite a few options but in the BTL sector, over the last few years I have decided to diversify to spread my risk.

There is possibility of good cashflow in different tenant sectors but when you speak to different people you get always get "letting to students is risky", "letting HMOs to working people is risk"; "letting to the housing benefit sector is full of problems".

I decided to embrace (and learn about) all sectors and apply very high cash-flow models & strategies (exceeding 15% yields) to replace my working income over a 6 year period and to ensure I have a good sized portfolio producing income and capital growth for years to come. I cover some of these on my linked-in profile (uk.linkedin.com/in/beriraj)... Read More

raj beri

8:17 AM, 6th September 2014
About 5 years ago

Tenant wants her daughter to move in

The AST often has clauses about people staying over but if someone stays 2-3 months, how do you know anyway unless you do a property inspection every 2 months or every month (harassment)... Read More

raj beri

18:38 PM, 18th October 2013
About 6 years ago

Annual Inspection Certificates for HMOs - Am I on the right Track?

I do all the above at my HMO (2 storey, 6 -bed) : no requirement for emergency lighting and I personally check the smokes every 3 months and the electrician does a cert every 12m as well as PATs every 12m... Read More