andrew jones

Registered with Property118.com
Monday 5th August 2013


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 4

andrew jones

12:37 PM, 1st May 2014
About 7 years ago

Will Ed Milliband lose 1 million landlords votes over this?

interest rates could rise substantially in three years and limiting rent rises coupled with three year tenancies is only going to lead to mortgage default and repossessions.Who does that help?... Read More

andrew jones

10:41 AM, 1st February 2014
About 7 years ago

The Social Housing Time-Bomb

The idea of paying rent to tenants and not direct to landlords is the major deterrent for letting to housing benefit tenants.When unemployment benefit is around £60 a week,coupled with reductions if the claimant is found not to trying hard enough to find work,it doesn't take a genius to see that some will subsidise their income with rent money... Read More

andrew jones

15:42 PM, 25th January 2014
About 7 years ago

Proof of section 8 notice

Royal mail also do a form of special delivery which doesn't require a signature.the postman simply acknowledges the item has been delivered as addressed.and that's that. I imagine there are many situations where people don't want to open the door and sign for anything... Read More

andrew jones

19:19 PM, 5th August 2013
About 7 years ago

Charging for your own labour

Reply to the comment left by "andrew townshend" at "05/08/2013 - 18:47":

i work in partnership with my brother so charging labour helps to make things fairer, also the comparison I would make is if 2 people each purchased a house for £50,000,one paid for tradesman to do the work at a cost of say 25,000 and the other did it himself at a cost of £5,000 when the properties were sold for £100,000 ,one would be liable to ggt on £25,000 and the other on £45,000 and if you work for free how can you value your properties at their true cost
also as a landlord the return is what matters, and whilst the person doing all the work himself can claim to be getting a higher rental yield,thats not a true reflection of the situation.however having said all that the comments left and for which I;m very grateful have left me thinking it may be easier not to bother... Read More