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: 291

Yvette Newbury

15:54 PM, 19th September 2020
About 2 months ago

Can a landlord refuse to put locks on HMO bedroom doors?

Reply to the comment left by Hsmith at 19/09/2020 - 09:53
Yes, best one was Ensleigh insurance. I say best as they have been providing insurance since I was at University so they've been going a long time!... Read More

Yvette Newbury

11:53 AM, 8th April 2020
About 8 months ago

Can nursing home fees be offset against rental income?

Have you spoken to the care home about this loss of income? Are the rest of the family all on steady income or has your income also dropped due to Coronavirus? You may want to speak to them about this if it is the case as there may be some leeway they will give you. Apart from that there will not be any offsetting available on the rental income. If you are willing to sell it they may agree to a share of equity of the house so that once it is sold they will recoup their care home fees.... Read More

Yvette Newbury

12:12 PM, 25th March 2020
About 8 months 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 12 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 A year 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