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#AskTDS: “Should I let my tenant keep chickens in the garden?”

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This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “Should I let my tenant keep chickens in the garden?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 30 March 2018

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#ExpertView: TDS Academy Foundation Course

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A TDS member contacted us recently with a conundrum - how to give new staff members, some of whom were new to the lettings industry, a ‘crash course’ on tenancy deposit protection. So far so good – but they also wanted their colleagues to meet other letting agents and be able to compare experiences.

Posted by Christel Jones on 27 March 2018

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#AskTDS: "Why does TDS need a tenant's email address or mobile number?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “Why does TDS need my email address or mobile number?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 23 March 2018

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#ExpertView: Tessa's 2018 Legal Changes series - 3. GDPR

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What is it and how does it affect you? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and is all about the new data protection rules coming into force in May.

Posted by Christel Jones on 20 March 2018

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#AskTDS: "What happens to undisputed deposit amounts?"

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This article has been written in response to a letting agent’s query: “What happens to any undisputed deposit amounts?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 16 March 2018

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#ExpertView: Managing Customer Conflict

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Dealing with customer conflict is inevitable for property agents, so the Head of Property Agency and Property Law Division for MOL, Paul Jager, explores the most effective ways to manage these tricky situations in person.

Posted by Christel Jones on 13 March 2018

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#NewsStory: RLA reveals new identity

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The Residential Landlords Association today reveals its new corporate identity, as the home for landlords.

Posted by Christel Jones on 6 March 2018

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#ExpertView: Pets and Property

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The question of pets in rental homes is an emotive and complicated one. In this article, Sally Walmsley, editor of RLA's RPI magazine, looks at the recent Labour Party proposal on pets in rental properties.

Posted by Christel Jones on 6 March 2018

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#AskTDS: "I’m a landlord – do TDS have to hold the deposit?”

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This article has been written in response to a landlord's query: "I'm a landlord - do TDS have to hold the deposit?"

Posted by Christel Jones on 2 March 2018

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#ExpertView: Tessa's 2018 Legal Changes series - 2. Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

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As you will already know, in most cases you need to have an Energy Performance Certificate for your property:

Posted by Christel Jones on 27 February 2018

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