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#ExpertView: Tessa's 2017 Tips for Landlords - 8. Viewings and inspections during the tenancy

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So, your tenants are in place, they appear to be happy and paying their rent.  What happens now?

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 31 October 2017

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Deposit Horror Stories for Halloween

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*Here are some horror stories where landlords lost a claim from a tenant’s deposit:* Halloween

Posted by Michael Morgan on 30 October 2017

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#AskTDS: "When I pay my tenancy deposit, who holds the money?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant query: “When I pay my tenancy deposit, who holds the money?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 27 October 2017

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#ExpertView: How to evidence a verbal agreement

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This week on #ExpertView our Director of Dispute Resolution, Michael Morgan, discusses the importance of evidencing a verbal agreement. Ensure anything agreed verbally is also given in writing Communication between landlords and letting agents is vital expert view

Posted by Michael Morgan on 24 October 2017

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#AskTDS: "I'm a first time landlord, is the TDS a government approved deposit protection scheme?"

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This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: "I'm a first time landlord, is the TDS a government approved deposit protection scheme?"

Posted by Christel Jones on 20 October 2017

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#ExpertView: Kate Faulkner and TDS launch report into conflicts in the PRS

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Property expert Kate Faulkner says conflicts arise through poor communication and a lack of knowledge of where responsibilities lie. Kate advocates for the introduction of maintenance schedules and legal clarity. ExpertView

Posted by Kate Faulkner on 17 October 2017

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#AskTDS: “I paid a deposit to my agent last week and didn't receive a receipt. Is my deposit protec

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This article has been written in response to a tenant's query: “I paid a deposit to my agent last week and didn't receive a receipt.  Is my deposit protected?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 13 October 2017

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#AskTDS: "The tenant can't give me an address for after the tenancy ends. How do I complete the Prescribed Information?"

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This article has been written in response to an Agent's query: “The tenant can't give me an address for after the tenancy ends. How do I complete the Prescribed Information?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 9 October 2017

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#ExpertView: TDS Foundation awards £94k towards improving PRS

**The Charitable Foundation of TDS, the UK’s leading deposit protection scheme made £94,054.94 in awards in latest round of funding** * *It hopes to break £500k in total by the next round of funding* * The TDS Charitable Foundation awarded over £94,000 to organisations to advance education on housing rights and obligations in the...

Posted by Debbie Davies on 3 October 2017

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#AskTDS: "I am renting for the first time, why do I have to pay a deposit?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant's query: “I am renting for the first time, why do I have to pay a deposit?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 29 September 2017

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