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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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#ExpertView: Sustainable energy charity receives funding to help South West landlords

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The Bristol-based Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) has received £14,050 funding from the TDS Charitable Foundation to develop a project that will help landlords in the South West to better understand their obligations around Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES).

Posted by Kelly Wallace on 5 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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#ExpertView: How do we stamp out damp, condensation and mould in the PRS?

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Property expert Kate Faulkner discusses the need to stamp out damp in the private rental sector. Kate believes that the lettings industry and the Government should work together to minimise the chance of properties being let with damp or mould issues. ExpertView

Posted by Kate Faulkner on 21 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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#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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#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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