Grumpy Doug

Registered with
Tuesday 5th January 2016

Trading Status

Number of rental properties owned
6 - 10

Insures properties through a broker recommended by Property118

Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 81

Grumpy Doug

16:03 PM, 24th December 2018
About 12 months ago

Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill receives Royal Assent

Reply to the comment left by Luke P at 24/12/2018 - 12:52Make your own passive vents (4 inch pipe, a bit of rockwool in the middle and vent covers each end - less than a fiver from Toolstation) and get busy with a drill and 4" corer. 2 in each room, about picture rail height should do the trick. I have student houses - they're incapable of opening windows or curtains! The vents help massively. Also consider installing a PIV on the top landing in older houses... Read More

Grumpy Doug

17:11 PM, 16th December 2018
About A year ago

Scottish LBTT Additional Dwelling Supplement increase to 4%

Reply to the comment left by AA at 16/12/2018 - 16:04
We have the same down here in Bournemouth. The university letting service rents out private rental houses as if they are "halls of residence" and therefore they have a different status. Totally nonsensical but there you go - strange times.... Read More

Grumpy Doug

0:07 AM, 25th November 2018
About A year ago

We need to wake up and smell the coffee!

Reply to the comment left by Annie Landlord at 24/11/2018 - 16:03
Annie - I'm not sure that Dave is suggesting that they support private landlords. My local Fat Face store supports a local homelessness charity that does superb work - highly laudable unlike Shelter's activities. Maybe that's what M&S should consider. I'll fire off a note to them tomorrow... Read More

Grumpy Doug

16:26 PM, 14th October 2018
About A year ago