British businessman Andrew Charalambous is a entrepreneur from London, England and is a London landlord and property investor.
Besides this, Andrew is is a spokesperson for housing and the environment for the United Kingdom Independence Party.
London is a very expensive place to live with property prices soaring to high levels. This in turn pushes up the price of rentals for tenants and makes it very difficult for people on an average or lower scale income to afford to live in the capital. It can sometimes be as difficult to rent a home in London as it is to buy one. Although you will not to lay out an average deposit of £30,000 to £40,000 you will still need to have a rental deposit or around 2 months rent on top of the first months fee. Also you will need to go through a series of checks on your financial background. Also in addition you will have to provide references from a past landlord or even get a guarantor.
What sets Andrew apart from other landlords is that he does not ask for any of the above. He once was mocked by some for taking homeless people off of the streets and putting them in his properties in the capital.
Andrew feels that people on low income or couples that receive housing benefit are at a disadvantage and they would be last in the queue to rent a property. He is fighting against this and that is why he makes it easier to get a place in London.
By doing this he feels that the tenant will trust the landlord more and it actually improves the relationship between the property owner and the tenant. He also feels that the length of the tenancy is longer due to him making things more easy.
Find out more about Andrew Charalambous on his Twitter account or you can read the article Andrew Charalambous: “Vote purple, keep Britain green”