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#ExpertView: What is the TDS Charitable Foundation?

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With 9 rounds and 38 funded projects under its belt, the TDS Charitable Foundation has been working to advance education about housing rights and obligations since its inception in July 2014. It is funded by donations from The Dispute Service (TDS), the leading Tenancy Deposit Scheme, and is presided over by a board of Trustees. To...

Posted by Kelly Wallace on 7 November 2017

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#AskTDS: "What makes TDS different?"

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This article has been written in response to a landlord query: "What makes TDS different?"

Posted by Christel Jones on 3 November 2017

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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

This article has been written in response to a tenants 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?"

#Ask TDS: "The tenant can't give me an address for after the tenancy ends. How do I complete the Prescribed Information?" This article has been written in response to an Agents 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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