Dave Baker

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 12th December 2015


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 4

Dave Baker

16:06 PM, 17th March 2016
About 4 years ago

Tenant died but adult son lives in flat and not paying rent?

...blimey, might ask Terry to deal with my non paying tenant too.... Read More

Dave Baker

14:09 PM, 9th March 2016
About 4 years ago

Rights against unauthorised deductions by Managing Agent from rental income?

Slightly of piste but I'm frequently pleased that my daughter looks after my properties and hence never a problem that cannot be resolved.
The feedback I hear about agents is usually negative.... Read More

Dave Baker

18:28 PM, 20th February 2016
About 4 years ago

Open Letter To Grant Shapps and the BBC - Clause 24

...wow action on the streets. Can't see us getting much sympathy from Joe Public on that one. The media has done such a good hatchet job of late I'm looking in the mirror to see if there are little horns growing out the back of my head.
In realty I house around 30 people in quality accommodation and for that effort not to mention the responsibility I get enough to live on. Just about to re-let one of my flats at a new C24 rent, a 10% increase. Should be interesting to see if the market can stand it.... Read More

Dave Baker

21:47 PM, 1st February 2016
About 4 years ago

Open Letter To Grant Shapps and the BBC - Clause 24

I have a dozen properties, all mortgaged.
I keep reading that Landlords will simply sell up and move on.
Not true.
Once the mortgage is repaid and then the CGT there is nothing left, apart from debt. I will also be losing my living.
12 years building this up and then the rug gets pulled.
Those of us outside the bubble are not laughing all the way.
I earn late 20s for looking after better than average homes for nearly 30 people. Some have been with me for 5 years or more.
His one size fits all is does not work.. To sum up, mortgage plus CGT = bankruptcy, but not for the wealthy.
So the only viable option is an increase in rent. 25% over three years should do it.
Better start now.... Read More