david porter

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Saturday 9th January 2016


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 55

david porter

2 weeks ago
Cheap BTL needs Housing Association?

Invest where you live. Go and drive by the properties from time to time. Do not go 400 miles to fix a dripping tap.
Makes life much easier.... Read More

david porter

3 weeks ago
Reply to serious flaws in BTL article by The Economist

In the last General election there were very many young voters who voted for Jeremy.
It is in the interests of the Conservative party to reverse that trend.
As a consequence of the action 24 of the Finance act 2015 some landlords are selling up.
Nowhere is this more noticeable than in the Houses of Multiple Occupation sector. In our local area there are a large number for sale. It is easy to see that they are the most affected by such legislation.
Who are the tenants of such properties? Well, students and single people, just the very people the conservatives need to hold on to power.
They are the people most likely to be put out on the street. So the implementation of section 24 leads to younger voters voting Labour.
What do we think of Osbourn now?
We may never again buy his wallpaper!... Read More

david porter

A month ago
SIPP in the context of reducing the agony of Section 24 tax changes

Perhaps I am missing something?
Instead of putting money into a SIPP why not simply utilise that money by paying off the mortgage?... Read More

david porter

2 months ago
Croydon Council Croylease scheme

Not all council tenants are bad.
However will this have a negative impact on the value of your and the surrounding houses?
The value of your house will vary with the preception of the status of the residents of the road. Hyacinth wanted to live next to the Vicar and the Colonel, or perhaps that was Fawlty?... Read More

david porter

2 months ago
Can you get a mortgage on property with low energy efficiency?

What you can do is limited by what you are allowed to do to a listed property.... Read More