david porter

Registered with Property118.com
Saturday 9th January 2016


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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 154

david porter

11:20 AM, 3rd February 2021, About 6 months ago

Convert to HMO or not?

Reply to the comment left by Ian Narbeth at 03/02/2021 - 11:13
Ian
Please bear in mind that we are in the middle of a National Emergency. Todays advice is that living in close proximity to others is less desirable than not so long ago.... Read More

david porter

11:16 AM, 3rd February 2021, About 6 months ago

Convert to HMO or not?

In the current Emergency I would consider renovating the property back to a single family dwelling.
I have done this previously and made a signifant gains even after substantial remedial works.... Read More

david porter

21:33 PM, 30th January 2021, About 6 months ago

Handling good tenants in a falling market?

In the middle of National Emergency who in their right mind wants to move home?
It is hassle in the first place but taking sofas up stairs wearing a mask?
Having your G.p. send your inoculation info to your old address?... Read More

david porter

10:08 AM, 29th January 2021, About 6 months ago

Handling good tenants in a falling market?

I had a hmo in the edge of zone 2 in the 1980s
I converted into a large single dwelling and sold it for a very substantial gain. The conversion costs were large and to get the money I had to sell another house but it was very well worth it.
Is it worth considering now?
Turn your disadvantage into an advantage?... Read More

david porter

12:53 PM, 30th December 2020, About 7 months ago

Difficulties with national agent paying across 6 months upfront rent?

I think that are part of sequence?
A major firm .
The compliance department H.O would be interested to find out. I think they will be very helpful... Read More