Steve Masters

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Insures properties through a broker recommended by Property118

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 225

Steve Masters

10:39 AM, 11th June 2020
About a month ago

Emergency Eviction??

The police can detain him under Mental Health act powers but Mental Health professionals will wait until he has sobered up until they asses him and decide whether to detain him further or release him back to his home.

If the police closed and locked the front door then the property is secure.

You should contact an eviction specialist for professional advice and contact the police and explain you are an interested party who needs to know his location and situation as you may need to serve legal notices.... Read More

Steve Masters

11:49 AM, 8th June 2020
About a month ago

Eviction Ban Extended 2 Months Until 23rd August

Yet another reason why I am tightening up my tenant selection process even further.
I will seek to house only the very best tenants.
I will not be houseing the vunarable because I will get absolutely no help if things go wrong.... Read More

Steve Masters

12:02 PM, 11th May 2020
About 2 months ago

Problems with mediation and proposed plans to enforce it in the PRS

Yet another reason why I am tightening up my tenant selection process, trying to take only the very best tenants. I don't know who will house all the tenants I reject.... Read More

Steve Masters

11:07 AM, 4th May 2020
About 2 months ago

Tenant asked to change rent payment date?

Rent is more likely to be paid if it is paid in a way that suits the tenant, so paying it a few dates late after their payday is a sensible option I am happy to accept without penalty or complaint. I just give them x days grace and leave the original AST exactly as is but move my rent reminders x days forward. I remind these tenants that they are paying x days in arrears and the very last month's rent will finish on the same day as original AST day not the new pay day.... Read More

Steve Masters

10:47 AM, 15th April 2020
About 3 months ago

Eviction process - Is this the new reality?

I'm sorry but I don't have an answer to your question other than to "send the proverbial boys round" which, is not at all legal. But I can see that happening in some instances which would be an unintended consequence of the suspension of the courts.... Read More