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Join us on 15th December 2016 for a webinar with Tessa Shepperson and Ben Beadle

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Date: Thursday 15th December 2016 Time: 12.30pm-1pm  

Posted by on 9 December 2016

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An Online Surgery on 11 November 2016

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From time to time I do webinars where I invite property people to come and talk to me about themselves and also give out a bit of guidance and maybe answer a few questions.  I call the service Landlord Law Live[http://www.landlordlawlive.co.uk/].

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 25 October 2016

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Letting Agent prosecuted for tenancy deposit failing by Trading Standards

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A letting agent in Largs in Scotland has just been successfully prosecuted by Trading Standards for failing to protect tenancy deposits.  In this case the Agent (Colvin Houston Ltd) had failed to protect two tenancy deposits amounting to some £925 and was fined £750 for the offence. 

Posted by Steve Harriott on 5 July 2016

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Prompt money transfer is a key part of the dispute process

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

Posted by TDS on 20 June 2016

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Transferring tenancy deposits safely

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Is your landlord taking back management of their property? Or are they changing letting agent? deposit transfer

Posted by Chris Kendall on 21 May 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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Do you need to act on the Deregulation Act? Check the TDS infographic

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The Deregulation Act came into force on 26 March 2015 to clarify tenancy deposit protection requirements.

Posted by Chris Kendall on 8 April 2015

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Student tips: Is it a holding deposit or tenancy deposit?

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*House hunting for students is now well under way. If you have spoken to housing advisers, they will have reminded you that your tenancy deposit must be protected within 30 days of you paying it. *

Posted by Chris Kendall on 18 February 2015

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Student tenant tips: Is your deposit protected?

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*The new term is approaching and the nation’s students are getting ready for the big move! *Over the next few weeks we will be blogging advice for student tenants on one of the most controversial parts of renting from a private landlord – your tenancy deposit. All being well you should get your deposit money...

Posted by Chris Kendall on 12 September 2014

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Student tenant tips: Holding deposit or tenancy deposit?

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* Student moving home The new term is approaching and the nation’s students are getting ready for the big move! Like becoming a student, becoming a tenant for the first time can be daunting, fun, hard work, and extremely confusing. *

Posted by Ben Beadle on 3 September 2014

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