david porter

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 9th January 2016


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 90

david porter

14:43 PM, 18th October 2018
About 2 months ago

david porter

9:25 AM, 17th October 2018
About 2 months ago

Renewal fees - same tenants?

THis was in the guardian letters recently
To solve homelessness sounds easy in practice: give someone a home'.

You are missing a big part of the equation. As someone who has worked with homeless people unfortunately giving someone a home does not solve the underlying problems that usually are also linked to homelessness: alcohol and drug addiction, mental health issues, poor basic skills/education, a history of offending.

When I worked for that homeless charity I saw people being housed whether in private accommodation or hostels, and constantly lose their tenancies because of their behaviour.

So unless all services (health, probation, counselling and education) work together to support these people, they will continue to struggle.

So yes we need to do more to build affordable housing and control rents but you need to see the homelessness issue for what it is: people in crisis in various aspects of their lives.... Read More

david porter

10:00 AM, 2nd October 2018
About 3 months ago

Landlords Help Please - Court summons in 14 days

pick up phone
ring your lawyer
get them to sort it out
admit error
and cite heart attack.
Pay bill... Read More

david porter

11:56 AM, 19th September 2018
About 3 months ago

House prices back to 2004 levels if Mark Carney's prediction accurate

Reply to the comment left by Mike Amapola at 19/09/2018 - 11:15
You are drinking wine in a stable?
Lack of horse sense?... Read More

david porter

9:13 AM, 19th September 2018
About 3 months ago

House prices back to 2004 levels if Mark Carney's prediction accurate

Along comes Brexit folowed by decline in sterling, which causes inflation and rise in Government debt. Government always inflates their way out of debt. Inflation causes wages to rise.
House prices are valued as a multiple of Owages and so house prices go up.
So even if as a result of section 24 you are making a small monthly loss hang on in there!... Read More