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#ExpertView: Kate Faulkner and TDS launch report into conflicts in the PRS

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Property expert Kate Faulkner says conflicts arise through poor communication and a lack of knowledge of where responsibilities lie. Kate advocates for the introduction of maintenance schedules and legal clarity. ExpertView

Posted by Kate Faulkner on 17 October 2017

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#AskTDS: "The tenant can't give me an address for after the tenancy ends. How do I complete the Prescribed Information?"

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This article has been written in response to an Agent's query: “The tenant can't give me an address for after the tenancy ends. How do I complete the Prescribed Information?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 9 October 2017

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#AskTDS: "I am renting for the first time, why do I have to pay a deposit?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant's query: “I am renting for the first time, why do I have to pay a deposit?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 29 September 2017

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#AskTDS: "Does the deposit cover unpaid utility bills if my tenant does not pay them?"

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This article has been written in response to a landlord’s question: "Does the deposit cover unpaid utility bills if my tenant does not pay them?"

Posted by Debbie Davies on 22 September 2017

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#AskTDS: “I’m going back to Uni and have paid a deposit to my new landlord, when should it be prote

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This article has been written in response to a tenant's query: “I’m going back to Uni and have paid a deposit to my new landlord, when should it be protected?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 18 August 2017

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Tessa's 2017 Tips for Landlords - 6. Is your property an HMO?

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With the general shortage of property in many areas of the country, HMOs (short for Houses in Multiple Occupation) are becoming more and more important.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 14 August 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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August - a good time to reflect and prepare

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I don’t know about you but for me I often feel like the year starts in September.  It is the start of the academic year, children are going back to school, and it’s a good time to start new initiatives.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 19 August 2016

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Talking Trees

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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 gain a better understanding of how we make our adjudication decisions. The names of the landlords and tenants involved have been removed and...

Posted by Dispute Resolution Team on 15 August 2016

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