Amanda Stevens

Registered with Property118.com
Friday 5th December 2014


Latest Comments

Total Number of Property118 Comments: 6

Amanda Stevens

18:43 PM, 16th December 2016
About 4 years ago

Council want their housing money back - £15,000!

Hi Amy, the Council cannot recover any overpaid Housing Benefit from you if the benefit was not paid directly to you. They will recover the overpayment from the tenant by making weekly deductions from their benefit. This means there will be a shortfall and your tenant will have to make up the difference.

Even if the Housing Benefit was paid directly to you there are some circumstances where the Council cannot recover it from you if you can argue that you could not be reasonably aware that an overpayment had occurred. So for example, if your tenant failed to sign on and they lost entitlement to benefit as a result, this is not something that you could reasonably be aware of and can therefore, appeal against the overpayment being recovered from you.... Read More

Amanda Stevens

12:53 PM, 22nd January 2015
About 6 years ago

Early redemption fees, worth it?

Reply to the comment left by "Mark Alexander" at "22/01/2015 - 12:48":

Fantastic, thanks Mark... Read More

Amanda Stevens

12:44 PM, 22nd January 2015
About 6 years ago

Early redemption fees, worth it?

Thanks for your speedy response Mark. I read the criteria on the other threads and there was no mention of personal circumstances related to income, should I assume then there are no minimum income requirements?

Thanks... Read More

Amanda Stevens

12:30 PM, 22nd January 2015
About 6 years ago

Early redemption fees, worth it?

Hi Mark,

Other than an individual having a good credit rating are any other personal circumstances taken into consideration to be eligible for Equity Finance (i.e. employed with a minimum income) or is the lending criteria purely based on the property value?

Thanks... Read More

Amanda Stevens

17:29 PM, 5th December 2014
About 6 years ago

Should tenant be evicted but accept possible Tenancy Deposit penalty?

Thanks Joanne & Romaine. That's the bit I wasn't sure about - whether the rules applied to a tenancy taken out prior to 2007... Read More