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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: "I'm moving in with new friends, if they damage their room - will I have to pay?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant's query: "I'm moving in with new friends, if they damage their room - will I have to pay?"

Posted by Debbie Davies on 15 September 2017

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#AskTDS: "I am renting for the first time - how do I know if my deposit will be protected?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “I am renting for the first time – how do I know if my deposit will be protected?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 11 August 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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Government defines what a rogue landlord is

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The Liberal Democrat Peer, Lord Greaves, has received a response to his written parliamentary question asking what the Government’s technical or legal definition of a "rogue landlord" is.

Posted by on 24 February 2016

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