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Getting the notice right

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Posted by Michael Morgan, TDS Head of Adjudication on 7 December 2012

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Striking Oil - Oil tanks and faulty gauges

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Mike Morgan In this month’s Adjudication Digest we looked at two recent cases concerning heating oil tanks and claims for refilling them at tenancy end.

Posted by Michael Morgan on 20 November 2012

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What a difference a day makes...

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In this month’s Adjudication Digest case, a landlord claimed £245.00 for expenses arising as a result of the tenants leaving the property a day late. The landlord provided invoices of £75.00 for a cancelled locksmith appointment and £179.60 for hotel costs for the incoming tenant. The departing tenants disputed responsibility for these costs but offered to...

Posted by Michael Morgan, Head of Adjudication on 29 October 2012

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Landlords’ evidence doesn’t wash in most cleaning cases

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Disagreements between landlords and tenants over cleaning appear in over half of the disputes handled by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme. Yet despite being the most common cause of dispute, gathering good evidence for these cases remains a challenge for many landlords and agents.

Posted by Chris Kendall on 28 September 2012

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A real bug bear …

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* Each month we publish an Adjudication Digest to give you an insight into the kind of decisions adjudicators are faced with, and how you can be best prepared for deposit disputes. This month’s adjudication digest focuses on the somewhat sensitive issue of pest infestations; bedbugs in particular.*

Posted by Michael Morgan on 24 July 2012

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"But I told you it was there...!" The importance of a good check-in

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* Michael Morgan The monthly** TDS Adjudication Digest **takes a recent decision by an Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind the decision. This month’s case concerns an argument over the condition of the property at the start and end of a tenancy – where much turned on who had said what, when, and to who.*...

Posted by Michael Morgan, Head of Adjudication on 25 June 2012

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When it isn't a case of water under the bridge...

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Posted by Michael Morgan, Head of Adjudication on 11 June 2012

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