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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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#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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#ExpertView: Tessa's 2017 Tips for Landlords - 9. Dealing with tenants who don't pay rent

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Tenants who don’t pay their rent are the number one problem for landlords.  Even if you are investing in property for capital growth rather than income you will need the income to pay your property expenses.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 28 November 2017

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#AskTDS: “I'm going on holiday - do I need to tell my landlord?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “I'm going on holiday - do I need to tell my landlord?"

Posted by Christel Jones on 24 November 2017

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#AskTDS: "The pipes in my property froze and burst over winter. Can I deduct the cost of repairs fr

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This article has been written in response to a landlord query: "The pipes in my property froze and burst over winter. Can I deduct the cost of repairs from my tenant’s deposit?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 17 November 2017

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#AskTDS: "My landlord is claiming from my deposit for sweeping the chimney. Can they do this?”

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This article has been written in response to a tenant query: "My landlord is claiming from my deposit for sweeping the chimney. Can they do this?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 10 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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#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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