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Viewing entries posted in March 2017

Ask TDS: "What is the difference between professional and domestic cleaning?"

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “What is the difference between professional and...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 31 March 2017

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Keeping up to date with the law

I did a survey recently of my Landlord Law Blog readers about the problems they faced, and one of the top items was keeping up to date with all the legal changes.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 24 March 2017

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Ask TDS: "What should my tenancy agreement say about cleaning?"

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “What should my tenancy agreement say...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 24 March 2017

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Tessa's Tenancy Tips: Preparing your property

So you have just bought a ‘buy to let’ property, or maybe you have inherited it from Auntie, and you are thinking of renting it out to tenants.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 21 March 2017

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Ask TDS: "Can my landlord charge me for cleaning the oven

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “Can my landlord charge me for...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 17 March 2017

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Top Tips for Mould Removal and Prevention

Whether you own or rent a property, mould can be a huge problem. On the one hand a mould infestation can affect your quality of living – especially if you suffer from asthma; on the other hand if the mould occurs during your tenancy you may be expected to cover the cost of the...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 14 March 2017

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Ask TDS: "My tradesmen left a mess. Who is liable?"

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “My tradesman left a mess. Who...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 10 March 2017

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Best Companies Day

Having won a place on the coveted best companies to work for in 2017 list by the Sunday Times, the Tenancy Deposit Scheme was determined to celebrate in style. On National Best Companies Day (March 3rd 2017) TDS colleagues came into work to find the office proudly decorated in the best company theme.

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 7 March 2017

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Ask TDS: "Can my landlord charge me for cleaning?"

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved scheme for the protection of tenancy deposits; we offer both insured and custodial protection. We also provide fair adjudication for disputes that arise over the tenancy deposits that we protect. This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “Can my landlord charge me for...

Posted by Zoe Knighton on 3 March 2017

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