Douglas Barley

Registered with Property118.com
Sunday 3rd January 2016


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 29

Douglas Barley

12:02 PM, 10th June 2019
About A week ago

Don't forget Landlords Boris?

Don't forget the Brexit party - I think that is where the hope to overturn the bad legislation bought in by the current government lays, both to the benefit of tenants and landlords. This crowd are never going to admit they got anything wrong. Luke P you are quite right about the civil service they have a lot to answer for.... Read More

Douglas Barley

9:59 AM, 10th October 2018
About 8 months ago

Straw Poll to combat further government attacks - Please help

Hi,
1, 25%
2, 8
3, 1 possibly
4, 0

I don't believe any of my tenants would want, or be in a position to buy. Several older tenants have deliberately moved from their own property to take the worry of maintenance away, several others are not in a position to buy (and would not be able to afford any form of mortgage) and some are short term lets for work placements. Others are simply not interested... Read More

Douglas Barley

9:50 AM, 8th October 2018
About 8 months ago

Potential Budget CGT relief and profit split for selling to long term tenants?

You have to be kidding - The kremlin has arrived at number 10 in the shape of the Tories. Once again no joined up thinking a great vote catcher but it does nothing to solve the housing crises. If the Tories really wanted to solve the housing crises they would make it easier for landlords and developers to borrow cash, obtain planning and then tell them to go and build!!!... Read More

Douglas Barley

15:36 PM, 2nd October 2018
About 9 months ago

New Landlord Association seeking pledges

Larry, I have already made my pledge but at the risk of sounding a little gung ho if it means getting everything up and running would it be worth considering a higher fee or do you think that would put LLs off? I think it is very important to get this up and running - some clout is what is needed in the industry and I think once the initial organisation is in place others will see the advantage and come and join.... Read More

Douglas Barley

11:50 AM, 25th September 2018
About 9 months ago