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#AskTDS: "I’m a landlord – do TDS have to hold the deposit?”

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This article has been written in response to a landlord's query: "I'm a landlord - do TDS have to hold the deposit?"

Posted by Christel Jones on 2 March 2018

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#AskTDS: "Can I claim for redecoration if there is mould present at the end of the tenancy?"

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This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: "Can I claim for redecoration if there is mould present at the end of the tenancy?"

Posted by Christel Jones on 23 February 2018

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#AskTDS: "Will spilt wine lose me my deposit?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “My valentine spilt her wine during our romantic evening for Valentine’s Day and sadly the carpet in my property is white. Will this mean I lose my tenancy deposit?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 16 February 2018

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#ExpertView: The Christmas Clean-up

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This week on #ExpertView, our Director of Dispute Resolution, Michael Morgan, discusses a recent case involving pine needles left over from a tenant’s Christmas tree and how a decision was reached by the adjudicator.

Posted by Michael Morgan on 19 December 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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#ExpertView: How to evidence a verbal agreement

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This week on #ExpertView our Director of Dispute Resolution, Michael Morgan, discusses the importance of evidencing a verbal agreement. Ensure anything agreed verbally is also given in writing Communication between landlords and letting agents is vital expert view

Posted by Michael Morgan on 24 October 2017

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Come out of the darkness and into the light!

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They can cost less than £1 to buy but who would have thought that such a small item would make such a frequent appearance in deposit disputes. So, here’s your light bulb moment, we’d like to shine some light on the Dos and Don’ts of light bulb etiquette.

Posted by Helen Lawrence on 26 August 2016

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Agent Member visit to TDS HQ

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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

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Adjudication Digest: When relations turn cold...

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*This month’s deposit dispute case study looks at a claim for utility charges related to the use of a shared heating and air conditioning system provided in an apartment.*

Posted by Mike Morgan on 23 July 2015

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How to avoid property maintenance disputes

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*One of the most commonly misunderstood facets of the landlord tenant relationship is where responsibilities for property maintenance lie.*

Posted by on 23 June 2015

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