To be peed off at letting agent
mother2b · 28/06/2007 12:06
Have had a lot of trouble with this letting agency already and havent even move into the house yet, and now to top it all off;
FIL is being guarantor and house is in DP's name becasue it cant be in my name because im a temp
and the agency wont speak to me about the letting yet they will quite happily talk to MIL about the property
is this unreasonable?
MIL is great but am i right i thinking that if they wont speak to me then surely they shouldnt talk to her either?
Even got told by the agnecy if i wanted to know what was going on to aske her about it, i know its not her fault, shes been brill but am at agency
funkimummy · 28/06/2007 14:44
If you're going to be a main tenant - then why can't they talk to you?
Your name can still be on the rent book if you're a temp surely? I had a mortgage with my DP - I was only a temp. We only used his earnings to prove income and there was no problem there? (not sure if I'm being thick and this is totally irrelevant?!?!)
Flame · 28/06/2007 14:56
It all depends on the agent/landlord.
Who is FIL guarantor FOR? If the tenancy isn't in your name at all then they are right not to talk to you about it, if MIL is co-guarantor then it makes sense to be able to talk to her.
I'm sick of the whole process though - DH is earning much more than he was when we signed the tenancy, we have been good tenants, never missing a payment, never causing problems for 3 years now... and yet we still have to have a guarantor (for both of us) because I get a miniscule amount of housing benefit a month.
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