Viewing entries tagged with 'Disputes'

Can pictures replace the written word?

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According to Pat Barber of the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks[] (AIIC) “a glossy inventory that relies heavily on photographs will be of little use in a dispute.”

Posted by Chris Kendall on 2 April 2012


A robust inventory can turn the result of a dispute: Video interview with John King

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Have you ever doubted the importance of a good inventory? In this interview by Vanessa Warwick, John King (TDS Member Relations Manager) explains why a robust inventory is important for landlords, tenants, and agents alike. Watch the interview below.

Posted by on 17 March 2012


When deposit disputes have been to court, pragmatism is the order of the day

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Painsmith Solicitors recently published an article highlighting the difficult process of releasing a deposit from the custodial scheme following a court hearing (which you can view here). The courts have wider powers of investigation and take precedence over tenancy deposit protection schemes.  As a result, TDS are not able to deal with cases where a claim...

Posted by Sandy Fisher, TDS Adjudicator on 7 February 2012


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