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#AskTDS: My Dad manages my property for me, is he an agent?

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*This week, Kelly Wallace, Senior Business Development Executive at Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), answers a landlord’s question: “My dad manages my property for me, is he an agent?”*

Posted by Kelly Wallace on 6 July 2018

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#AskTDS: "How can changes to the parties of a tenancy affect the deposit?"

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  #AskTDS: “How can changes to the parties of a tenancy affect the deposit?”

Posted by Kelly Wallace on 29 June 2018

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#ExpertView: Landlords should be better informed of rights and responsibilities

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#ExpertView: Landlords should be better informed of rights and responsibilities

Posted by Kate Faulkner on 26 June 2018

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AskTDS: "What is the difference between professional and domestic cleaning?"

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This week, John King, Director of Customer Services at Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), answers a tenant’s question: "What is the difference between professional and domestic cleaning?"

Posted by John King on 15 June 2018

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#AskTDS: “What happens if I don’t protect my tenant’s deposit?”

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  #AskTDS: “What happens if I don’t protect my tenant’s deposit?” Tags: TDS, Tenancy, Deposit, Scheme, legislation, protection, deposit, legal, landlord, tenant, custodial, insured, prescribed information, Debbie Davies This week, Debbie Davies, Assistant Director of Business Development at Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), answers landlord’s question; “What happens if I don’t protect my tenant’s deposit?” [insert graphic] With new regulations regularly introduced...

Posted by Debbie Davies on 8 June 2018

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Be prepared - avoid a slip up!

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In an exciting busy property letting market, the rewards for successful letting agents are plain to see, hopefully happy customers full of praise and reviews aplenty on social media. The downside though is evident to any property manager and their team, it can all unravel after the tenancy has ended and the negotiations about the...

Posted by John King on 13 July 2016

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How will Brexit affect landlord and tenant law?

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The decision to withdraw from the European Union will have a big impact on many aspects of British life. In this week's guest blog, Ben Gosling explores the potential impact of Brexit on landlord and tenant law in the UK.

Posted by Ben Gosling of Commercial Trust on 6 July 2016

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Banning Orders; the impact on tenancy deposit schemes

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The Housing and Planning Act 2016 introduces the possibility of local authorities obtaining a banning order against a landlord or agent convicted of a banning offence in England. The Secretary of State is required to issue regulations which set out the details of a “banning order offence” and these are still to be developed.   Tenancy...

Posted by Steve Harriott on 16 June 2016

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Section 21s and repairs – are you prepared for the new rules?

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*On 1 October 2015, a number of new pieces of legislation come into effect that will limit landlords’ powers to serve section 21 eviction notices.*

Posted by Ben Gosling, Commercial Trust on 30 September 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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