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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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Be careful what you say....

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Mike Morgan, Head of Dispute Resolution Each month, we publish an example of a recent decision by a TDS adjudicator and explain the reasoning behind it.

Posted by Mike Morgan, Head of Dispute Resolution on 4 December 2013

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Least said soonest mended....TDS Adjudication Digest

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In this month’s case, a landlord claimed a sum that was considerably in excess of the £1,000 deposit. In support of his claims, the landlord produced a check in report that was dated several years before the start of the tenancy. The check in report was comprehensive, and had been well produced by an inventory...

Posted by Mike Morgan, Head of Dispute Resolution on 6 November 2013

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Something to sit on the Government website? Questions on the Tenants' Charter

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Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government,launched a series of plans relating to the private rented sector on 16 October 2013.  Perhaps the most important of these was that the government will publish a new code of practice setting standards for the management of property in the private rented sector, with...

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 17 October 2013

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Now you see me, now you don't...

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*Each month we publish an Adjudication Digest with an example of a recent adjudicator's decision and the reasons behind it. A library of adjudication digests can be found here on our website. *

Posted by Mike Morgan, Head of Adjudication on 30 April 2013

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Rent in advance not a deposit: Court of Appeal

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*The Court of Appeal in their latest judgement has confirmed that rent paid in advance is not a deposit. *

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 24 April 2013

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What a difference a day makes...

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In this month’s Adjudication Digest case, a landlord claimed £245.00 for expenses arising as a result of the tenants leaving the property a day late. The landlord provided invoices of £75.00 for a cancelled locksmith appointment and £179.60 for hotel costs for the incoming tenant. The departing tenants disputed responsibility for these costs but offered to...

Posted by Michael Morgan, Head of Adjudication on 29 October 2012

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