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When relations turn cold...

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*The Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind the decision. The aim of these Digest reports is to help tenants, landlords and agents better understand how we make our adjudication decisions. The names of the landlords and tenants involved have been removed and this is only...

Posted by on 28 September 2015

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The end of the Amateur Landlord is Nigh

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The October Changes *I don’t know about you, but I am starting to feel a bit shell shocked.  There are so many changes going on!*

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 28 September 2015

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A Time for Change, a Time for Training

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The start of September is traditionally the ‘back to school’ period and I always think of it as a time of new beginnings.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson, LandlordLaw on 18 August 2015

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Is prescribed information really that important?

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If you are a landlord there are over 100 pieces of legislation which might affect you, according to the Residential Landlords Association[[sitetree_link id=]].

Posted by on 13 August 2015

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Thinking of raising the rent? Here are three alternatives

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*65% of landlords are considering rent hikes following the Budget announcement earlier this month, but there are alternatives worth considering.*

Posted by Ben Gosling, Commercial Trust on 29 July 2015

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HMO properties: best practice for landlords

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*A ‘house in multiple occupation’ (HMO) can earn more in rent than a traditional single-let property, but administering shared tenancies can be tricky. On top of this, there can be additional legal requirements that HMO landlords need to adhere to.*

Posted by on 9 March 2015

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Retaliatory eviction: New government policy statement on the Deregulation Bill

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The Government has released a new policy statement on changes to the Deregulation Bill regarding the eviction of tenants. You can read the policy statement in full on the government website, but the changes have been summarised by the Department for Communities and Local Government as follows:

Posted by Chris Kendall on 17 February 2015

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7 Questions you should be asking when recruiting an agent

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The property you are letting is more than likely the single most valuable asset which you own. It makes sense therefore before you put this property in the hands of a letting agent to ask the agent a number of pertinent questions before you actually sign a business contract with them. Taken from the Residential...

Posted by on 4 December 2014

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TDS shortlisted for two Landlord and Lettings Awards

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*We are delighted to announce that The Dispute Service has been shortlisted for not one, but two Landlord and Letting Awards 2014-15!*

Posted by Chris Kendall on 3 November 2014

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The Accidental Landlord's Handbook - what to know if you're renting out your home

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Not every landlord makes a business decision to invest in rental property. For some individuals, known as ‘accidental landlords’, it can be due to circumstances beyond their control.

Posted by Ben Gosling, Commercial Trust on 30 September 2014

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