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#ExpertView: The importance of checking your tenancy agreement

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This week on #ExpertView our Director of Dispute Resolution, Michael Morgan, looks at the importance of checking your tenancy agreement.

Posted by Michael Morgan on 14 November 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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Come out of the darkness and into the light!

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They can cost less than £1 to buy but who would have thought that such a small item would make such a frequent appearance in deposit disputes. So, here’s your light bulb moment, we’d like to shine some light on the Dos and Don’ts of light bulb etiquette.

Posted by Helen Lawrence on 26 August 2016

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Agent Member visit to TDS HQ

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Kristjan Byfield of base property specialists visited TDS HQ last week to find out more about how we deal with deposit disputes. He is a TDS member and we last met him at the ESTAs awards where his agency picked up a fistful of ESTAs and we also won an ESTA for best deposit...

Posted by TDS on 13 June 2016

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Adjudication Digest: When relations turn cold...

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*This month’s deposit dispute case study looks at a claim for utility charges related to the use of a shared heating and air conditioning system provided in an apartment.*

Posted by Mike Morgan on 23 July 2015

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How to avoid property maintenance disputes

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*One of the most commonly misunderstood facets of the landlord tenant relationship is where responsibilities for property maintenance lie.*

Posted by on 23 June 2015

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Adjudication Digest: "Toodle-lieu!" A dispute over rent in lieu of notice

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Mike Morgan The Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind the decision. The aim of these Digest reports is to help tenants, landlords and agents better understand how we make our adjudication decisions. The names of the landlords and tenants involved have been removed and this...

Posted by Michael Morgan, Director of Dispute Resolution on 14 June 2015

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Use a pet clause to protect you from pet claws

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*Renters with pets can face a hard time finding somewhere to live; the idea of animals in their properties can strike fear into the hearts of some landlords. *

Posted by Andreas Yiasoumi on 1 May 2015

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New TDS dispute case study: "But I used your recommended contractor..."

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* The Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind the decision.  The aim of these Digest reports is to help tenants, landlords and agents better understand how we make our adjudication decisions.  The names of the landlords and tenants involved have been removed.*

Posted by Michael Morgan, Director of Dispute Resolution on 29 April 2015

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Adjudication Digest: "I'm sure it will be fine....."

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* *The Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind the decision.  The aim of these Digest reports is to help tenants, landlords and agents better understand how we make our adjudication decisions.

Posted by Michael Morgan, Director of Dispute Resolution on 30 January 2015

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