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    • martamxrtins
    • By martamxrtins 9th Dec 19, 7:24 PM
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    CIFAS marker and renting
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    • 9th Dec 19, 7:24 PM
    CIFAS marker and renting 9th Dec 19 at 7:24 PM
    My parents want to leave the flat under my name when they go back to Portugal, Iím pretty sure I have a cifas marker so would the council allow it to be under my name and would they check I have a marker?

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    • louisandrei
    • By louisandrei 9th Dec 19, 7:38 PM
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    I’ve read a similar story before. An agency has reject an application because the applicant has a Cifas marker
    • martamxrtins
    • By martamxrtins 9th Dec 19, 7:46 PM
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    so i wouldnít be able to have the flat under my name ?
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    • By DCFC79 9th Dec 19, 7:58 PM
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    Iíve read a similar story before. An agency has reject an application because the applicant has a Cifas marker
    Originally posted by louisandrei

    So what are you going to do re the issue you posted about this morning ?
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    • By Ben8282 9th Dec 19, 8:06 PM
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    My parents want to leave the flat under my name when they go back to Portugal, I’m pretty sure I have a cifas marker so would the council allow it to be under my name and would they check I have a marker?

    Thanks
    Originally posted by martamxrtins
    If as you imply your parents are council tenants then it would depend on your eligibility to be added to the tenancy and/or take over the tenancy (as applicable).
    What sort of CIFAS marker do you have? What did you do?
    Last edited by Ben8282; 09-12-2019 at 8:21 PM.
    • louisandrei
    • By louisandrei 9th Dec 19, 8:20 PM
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    could you please delete my post? I'm really feeling bad and having 3 days not sleeping
    • xlnc99
    • By xlnc99 9th Dec 19, 8:36 PM
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    i guess it kinda of depends if they check. I thought it was a certain amount of instituations that check or have access to your CIFAS marker. Banks mostly.

    Whether anyone doing a simple credit check can see if you have a CIFAS marker or not - i am not sure about that

    Not too much information is known about this
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    • By boo_star 9th Dec 19, 8:51 PM
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    i guess it kinda of depends if they check. I thought it was a certain amount of instituations that check or have access to your CIFAS marker. Banks mostly.

    Whether anyone doing a simple credit check can see if you have a CIFAS marker or not - i am not sure about that

    Not too much information is known about this
    Originally posted by xlnc99
    Err, it is known.

    A credit check will reveal slightly less information than you will see on your own file (they won't see lender names) and as the non-victim markers don't show up on your file they also don't show up on a credit check.

    Plenty of CIFAS members are not banks, including some councils. What the councils are using CIFAS for isn't clear though.
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