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Anonymous

Anonymous

06/02/2012 4:04 pm

Surely if you are a good landlord you will be good enough to choose the right tenants to rent to.  Have you ever asked yourself whether you are good a choosing tenants to rent to?  No one forced you to choose these tenants, so it;s nobody's elese fault if you are having trouble with them.

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Bill Douses

Bill Douses

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08/02/2012 9:21 am

nonny @ 4:04pm

I'm sure you're being an idiot purely because you can be on an anon internet forum without fear of reprisal and am sure you dont even believe in what you're posting, surely even you cant be that fuc*ing thick.

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08/02/2012 10:48 am

Bill Douses 08-02-12 9:21 am

"nonny @ 4:04pm

I'm sure you're being an idiot purely because you can be on an anon internet forum without fear of reprisal and am sure you dont even believe in what you're posting, surely even you cant be that fuc*ing thick."

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Anonymous

Anonymous

08/02/2012 10:58 am

I wonder how many others thought they could make a quick and a fast buck out of the system by jumping on the buy-to-let bandwagon only to find the realities of being a small private landlord has none of the profit nor glamour of the big private landlords and is just another scheme to separate fools from their money.

Fortunately there is a never ending supply of fools who think they can be the lords and live off of their tenants.

Welcome to the real world Wendy - but I'm sure you will still aspire, blame those beneath you, and grovel to those above.

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Anonymous

Anonymous

08/02/2012 11:25 am

the problem with many landlords big and small is after making lifetime careers and fortunes out of their tenants they can't stop blaming their tenants for allowing them to have a good life.

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F451

F451

Location: Europe
Posts: 191

08/02/2012 11:34 am

Am I right in concluding that the string of nonny contributers are tenants of the landlord exercising their right to reply?

If so - perhaps the nonnies would be up for sharing the reason the rent was not paid would be helpful to the rest of us on the forum to judge the rights and wrongs in the case.

That said - are posts detailing the processes of a court case legal?

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mfm

mfm

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08/02/2012 11:50 am

I think that many of the comments on here should simply be ignored as they are plain offensive without any basis behind them. 

The real issue here is that we have a housing crisis due to a lack of affordable housing being built and the end result is everyone blaming everyone else as a result.

Tenants need protection but so do landlords. Some landlords take advantage for a quick profit whilst others like this lady clearly aren't.

I personally would think twice about taking people on benefits (if I was a landlord) not because I would expect the tenants to cause problems but because the benefit system lets everyone down.

The only suggestion I can think of is that landlords who carry on taking LHA clients should perhaps try their council for tenants as long at that council runs a good scheme as they should be able to liaise with the benefit department to resolve problems quickly.

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F451

F451

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08/02/2012 3:21 pm

Here here mrkfm

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Anonymous

Anonymous

10/02/2012 3:27 pm

But what real protection do land lords have? With Judges that see all tenants of social housing as vulnerable, uninformed and a section of society that needs to be wrapped in cotton wool. What is needed is robust action and a solid tenancy agreement.

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11/02/2012 10:49 am

----nonny 10-2-12 3:27 pm----"But what real protection do land lords have? With Judges that see all tenants of social housing as vulnerable, uninformed and a section of society that needs to be wrapped in cotton wool. What is needed is robust action and a solid tenancy agreement."---------If you read a bit of history of social housing you will find out that tenants were givens some rights because the abuse against them from their landlords was beyond control and completely inhumane

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11/02/2012 3:20 pm

I am fully aware of history, but its not fair to say that we have modern day Rachmans renting out slum properties is it?

Those laws are now outdated and dont recognise that the section of society they were set up to protect have now evolved, grown and become smarter, they know how to play the system and us land lords have our hands tied behind our back for up to 8 weeks before going before a judge, who can tell us to give the tenant another 4 weeks to prove themselves. Madness of the highest order. A rolling tenancy is the only way forward, reviewed on a 6 week period.

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Anonymous

11/02/2012 8:52 pm

---nonny 11-02/20 3:20=== "I am fully aware of history, but its not fair to say that we have modern day Rachmans renting out slum properties is it?

Those laws are now outdated and dont recognise that the section of society they were set up to protect have now evolved, grown and become smarter, they know how to play the system and us land lords have our hands tied behind our back for up to 8 weeks before going before a judge, who can tell us to give the tenant another 4 weeks to prove themselves. Madness of the highest order. A rolling tenancy is the only way forward, reviewed on a 6 week period."====

Why it is not fair to say we don't have modern day Rachmans?... According to you the tenants have evolved and grown and become smarter and know how to play the system. but you landlords have not, you landlords are still left in the stone age and maybe instead of becoming smarter you have become stupider? and renting out your modern version of slums for no money at all and no profit and just making losses?... Funny that until now I though that tenants were clients and landlords were providers and that the providers were making a living and a profit out of their clients. But according to you is the tenants who are making a profit out of landlords... Well, thanks very much for the enlightnment, I sure would love to be your tenant.

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Anonymous

Anonymous

12/02/2012 1:17 pm

How misguided you really are. If you had taken the time to read this thread you would see that Wendy's "tenants" I'd use the term criminals but I dont want to offend you too much as you seem to be a delicate little flower, you'd see these tenants stole from the state through not paying Wendy the LHA they had been recieving.

"Landlords have become stupider"? Really? Come on, you either have little understand of Housing Law or like most on here really cant see that tenants have more protection then landlords.

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