Sue Marven

Registered with Property118.com
Sunday 2nd November 2014


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 6

Sue Marven

3:48 AM, 7th December 2018
About 2 years ago

Student Council tax exemption - Proof required?

I too have a student property in Portsmouth. The council need move in dates for each tenant along with their student number. For the past 6 years I’ve had no issue when I’ve supplied this info.... Read More

Sue Marven

10:36 AM, 8th May 2018
About 2 years ago

Tenant Fees Ban - Measures affecting Landlords and Agents

Reply to the comment left by H B at 07/05/2018 - 21:59
Adding referencing to the rent is ok if it’s the only person that you reference. In some cases I’ve referenced 3 families as they are not honest about their financial situation. It only costs me £21 a time but I don’t want to waste money.... Read More

Sue Marven

15:38 PM, 7th May 2018
About 2 years ago

Tenant Fees Ban - Measures affecting Landlords and Agents

I’m guessing referencing costs will be allowed as I won’t let to anyone without them passing referencing and that costs me money to get it done.... Read More

Sue Marven

8:48 AM, 19th April 2018
About 2 years ago

Will I fall foul of discrimination law?

I always meet new tenants at their home to complete paperwork for exactly this reason. I also drive past before I start referencing. I only rent to people I would want as my neighbours.... Read More

Sue Marven

16:24 PM, 30th January 2018
About 3 years ago

Tenant disappeared with arrears and can't get deposit?

Reply to the comment left by Kate Mellor at 30/01/2018 - 11:38
the DPS custodial scheme works as Kate says above but only if the tenant agrees. I had a tenant decide she didn't agree about the arrears despite me producing a statement clearly showing the payments. I now have to take her to court. I don't like the insurance scheme as I need to pay every time I renew a tenancy and I don't want the money in my account. In over 8 years this is the first problem I have had. Good luck... Read More