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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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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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Can a tenant be responsible for a landlord's obligations as a leaseholder?

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Our monthly Adjudication Digest takes a recent decision by a TDS Adjudicator and sets out the reasoning behind it, to help you better understand how we make our adjudication decisions.Click here for the archive of our monthly Adjudication Digest

Posted by Michael Morgan, Director of Dispute Resolution on 24 June 2014

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Upad tenant survey reveals the good (and bad) landlords

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* James Davis, Upad Upad have recently conducted a survey of tenants to find out what makes a good or a bad landlord. CEO James Davis explains their findings. *

Posted by James Davis on 1 April 2014

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Landlords - learn to avoid disputes with new RLA training course

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** Residential Landlords' Association **TDS is presenting a new training course *with the Residential Landlords' Association, which teaches you all you wanted to know about the principles of tenancy deposit protection ‐ the whys, the do's and the don'ts!*

Posted by Chris Kendall on 26 March 2014

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Taking positive engagement with agents and landlords to 'a wholly new level'

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*Today the consultation period on proposed housing legislation in Wales comes to a close.*

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 17 February 2012

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Giving landlords a greater choice

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*The Tenancy Deposit Scheme has always been open to landlords, but it has widely been regarded as being the Scheme of choice for regulated letting agents. Now, in association with the Residential Landlords Association, TDS is able to deliver a competitive offering to landlords.*

Posted by Ben Beadle on 31 January 2012

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Deposits - What the Private Landlords Survey Tells Us

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I have just been reading in detail the Private Landlords Survey (2010) published by the Department of Communities and Local Government. This is a survey of landlords and lettings agents who own and/or manage privately rented properties in England.  Its aim is to provide a snap-shot of the composition and experience of landlords and how...

Posted by Steve Harriott on 23 November 2011

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