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#ExpertView: Sustainable energy charity receives funding to help South West landlords

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The Bristol-based Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) has received £14,050 funding from the TDS Charitable Foundation to develop a project that will help landlords in the South West to better understand their obligations around Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES).

Posted by Kelly Wallace on 5 December 2017

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#ExpertView: How do we stamp out damp, condensation and mould in the PRS?

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Property expert Kate Faulkner discusses the need to stamp out damp in the private rental sector. Kate believes that the lettings industry and the Government should work together to minimise the chance of properties being let with damp or mould issues. ExpertView

Posted by Kate Faulkner on 21 November 2017

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#ExpertView: What is the TDS Charitable Foundation?

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With 9 rounds and 38 funded projects under its belt, the TDS Charitable Foundation has been working to advance education about housing rights and obligations since its inception in July 2014. It is funded by donations from The Dispute Service (TDS), the leading Tenancy Deposit Scheme, and is presided over by a board of Trustees. To...

Posted by Kelly Wallace on 7 November 2017

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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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Property uninhabitable - who pays?

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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 on 17 October 2016

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Comparing private rented sector policies in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

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The House of Commons Library has published a really interesting Briefing Paper which compares the private rented sector policies in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. This shows the impact of devolution in the UK on key policies across the UK affecting the PRS.

Posted by Steve Harriott on 1 July 2016

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The critical importance of checking your tenants

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In this week's guest blog, Tessa Shepperson talks about the importance of tenant checks.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson of Landlord Law on 1 July 2016

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Budget 2016 - what’s next for the housing market?

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Following up on the recent budget from Chancellor George Osborne, there has been increased concern regarding the housing market.

Posted by on 21 March 2016

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What happens to the tenancy agreement if you transfer to a limited company?

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Changes to how buy-to-let income is taxed is prompting some landlords to incorporate their property businesses.

Posted by Ben Gosling on 29 February 2016

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