Blog

Viewing entries tagged with 'deposit'

Prompt money transfer is a key part of the dispute process

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Around 1% of the deposits registered with TDS Insured end in dispute. 

Posted by TDS on 20 June 2016

read more...

Agent Member visit to TDS HQ

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

read more...

New powers for local councils to obtain tenancy deposit data

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

The Housing and Planning Act which received Royal Asset last month gives new powers to local housing authorities to access data held by the tenancy deposit schemes in England.

Posted by Steve Harriott on 8 June 2016

read more...

ARLA Exhibition and Conference 2016

Tags: , , , , , ,

On Tuesday 12 April we attended the *ARLA Conference and Exhibition* - launching our new custodial tenancy deposit scheme *TDS Custodial* and talking to existing and potential customers about our *TDS Insured* scheme.

Posted by Helen Lawrence on 15 April 2016

read more...

Chips in the bath - repair or replace?

Tags: , , , , , , ,

In this month’s issue of the Adjudication Digest, we look at a claim for a replacement bath. This dispute was initiated by the landlord.

Posted by on 19 February 2016

read more...

Earl Cathcart proposes changes to the Housing and Planning Bill

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

At the House of Lords Committee on Tuesday 1 March, The Right Honourable Charles, Earl Cathcart will be proposing an amendment to the Housing and Planning Bill to address the issue that landlords and tenants can face when reclaiming a deposit held by a custodial tenancy deposit scheme[https://www.tenancydepositscheme.com/custodial] where the other party is not contactable.

Posted by on 11 February 2016

read more...

Landlords risk penalties, as research suggests 15% are not protecting deposits

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Research commissioned by money.co.uk and carried out by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) has suggested that nearly 300,000 landlords have not protected an estimated *£514million* of tenants’ deposits. These tenants without protection are vulnerable to unfair losses when they move out.

Posted by on 3 February 2016

read more...

Are you renting from a private landlord? Do you know if you'll get your deposit back?

Tags: , , , , , ,

*Are you renting from a private landlord? Do you know if you'll get your deposit back?*

Posted by on 3 February 2016

read more...

Should you buy a tenanted rental property?

Tags: , , , ,

Some rental properties are sold with a tenant ‘in situ’ – but are these a good purchase?

Posted by on 19 January 2016

read more...

Looking back at 2015 and forward to 2016

Tags: , , ,

December is the time to take stock of the year that is past and look forward to the year that is to come.   

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 21 December 2015

read more...

18 9 10 11 1217