Yvette Newbury

Registered with Property118.com
Monday 22nd July 2013

Insures properties through a broker recommended by Property118
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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 289

Yvette Newbury

12:12 PM, 25th March 2020
About 2 weeks ago

Essential maintenance can be carried out during lockdown

I wanted to reply to your message as it is obvious you are taking the appropriate precautions and with the property empty, and the contractors working single-handed I would not hesitate to carry on with the refurbishment as planned. Just keep a note of what precautions have been taken in case you need to refer to it at a future date.... Read More

Yvette Newbury

10:33 AM, 6th December 2019
About 4 months ago

Selective Licencing - 1 room is 10cm too small?

When Newham introduced their licensing consultation Southwark saw a huge influx of tenants from that area. Now that Tower Hamlets is enforcing licenses Southwark are likely to see the same influx again. The 3 beds in Southwark have a larger 3rd bedroom plus more storage space. It is just a fluke of how they were built at the time.... Read More

Yvette Newbury

19:25 PM, 10th September 2019
About 7 months ago

ARLA - Do not charge tenants for arranging repairs

Reply to the comment left by Michael Barnes at 10/09/2019 - 19:15
I can see a problem with the qualifying statement as that could then cause an argument if the tenant states they did not put something water soluble down sink/basin/toilet. Many products that state they can be disposed of in the toilet eg. "flushable wipes" are NOT in fact appropriate to flush!... Read More

Yvette Newbury

12:22 PM, 10th September 2019
About 7 months ago

ARLA - Do not charge tenants for arranging repairs

I agree with Clint - possibly more problematic for an agency as they are the piggy in the middle of the transaction and would want to be paid as such? Maybe that's the crux of the matter - the agency should be charging the landlord enough so that they no longer need to make these additional charges. Either way it would seem for those using an agent the cost will be passed to the landlord.... Read More

Yvette Newbury

15:45 PM, 28th June 2019
About 9 months ago

Government plans for deposit passporting

Reply to the comment left by Paul Maguire at 28/06/2019 - 12:54
Presumably you mean you "used to take 2 months up front" as now you can no longer do this?... Read More