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Viewing entries posted in December 2017

#AskTDS: “The value of my claim is more than the deposit - should I go to court instead?”

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This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “The value of my claim is more than the total amount of the deposit - should I take my tenant to court instead?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 29 December 2017

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#ExpertView: Tessa’s 2017 Tips for Landlords - 10. If you need to Evict your Tenants

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Evicting tenants is a horrible thing to do, but sometimes there is no alternative.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 26 December 2017

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#AskTDS: "Does my deposit cover having a pet in the property?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “Does my deposit cover having a pet in the property?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 22 December 2017

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#ExpertView: The Christmas Clean-up

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This week on #ExpertView, our Director of Dispute Resolution, Michael Morgan, discusses a recent case involving pine needles left over from a tenant’s Christmas tree and how a decision was reached by the adjudicator.

Posted by Michael Morgan on 19 December 2017

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#AskTDS: "My tenant is taking me to court - can TDS still adjudicate?"

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This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “My tenant is taking me to court over the return of the deposit, can TDS still adjudicate?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 15 December 2017

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#AskTDS: “My boiler stopped working over Christmas - can I claim compensation from my deposit?”

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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “My boiler stopped working over Christmas and I was left without heating or hot water - can I claim compensation from my deposit?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 8 December 2017

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#ExpertView: Sustainable energy charity receives funding to help South West landlords

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The Bristol-based Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) has received £14,050 funding from the TDS Charitable Foundation to develop a project that will help landlords in the South West to better understand their obligations around Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES).

Posted by Kelly Wallace on 5 December 2017

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#AskTDS: “How can I ensure my property is winter ready?”

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This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “I want to send my contractor to my rental property to carry out a winter inspection. How can I ensure my property is winter ready?"

Posted by Christel Jones on 1 December 2017

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