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#AskTDS: "I want to raise a dispute, but my tenant is uncontactable - what should I do?"

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This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: "I want to raise a dispute, but my tenant cannot be contacted - what should I do?"

Posted by Christel Jones on 12 January 2018

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#ExpertView: What tenants need to do to rent

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*Property expert, Kate Faulkner, launches guide to help tenants conduct checks and research before taking on a rented property. * *The guide is the latest instalment in a series of reports into the private rented sector funded by the TDS Charitable Foundation.* ExpertView

Posted by Kate Faulkner on 9 January 2018

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#AskTDS: "My landlord raised a dispute, can I counterclaim?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: "My landlord raised a dispute, can I counterclaim?"

Posted by Christel Jones on 5 January 2018

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#ExpertView: Gathering Winter Fuel

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With Christmas behind us and the rest of winter ahead, our Director of Dispute Resolution, Michael Morgan, looks at heating oil tanks and making claims against the deposit for refilling them at tenancy end.

Posted by Michael Morgan on 2 January 2018

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#AskTDS: “The value of my claim is more than the deposit - should I go to court instead?”

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This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “The value of my claim is more than the total amount of the deposit - should I take my tenant to court instead?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 29 December 2017

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#ExpertView: Tessa’s 2017 Tips for Landlords - 10. If you need to Evict your Tenants

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Evicting tenants is a horrible thing to do, but sometimes there is no alternative.

Posted by Tessa Shepperson on 26 December 2017

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#AskTDS: "Does my deposit cover having a pet in the property?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “Does my deposit cover having a pet in the property?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 22 December 2017

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#ExpertView: The Christmas Clean-up

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This week on #ExpertView, our Director of Dispute Resolution, Michael Morgan, discusses a recent case involving pine needles left over from a tenant’s Christmas tree and how a decision was reached by the adjudicator.

Posted by Michael Morgan on 19 December 2017

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#AskTDS: "My tenant is taking me to court - can TDS still adjudicate?"

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This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “My tenant is taking me to court over the return of the deposit, can TDS still adjudicate?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 15 December 2017

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#AskTDS: “My boiler stopped working over Christmas - can I claim compensation from my deposit?”

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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “My boiler stopped working over Christmas and I was left without heating or hot water - can I claim compensation from my deposit?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 8 December 2017

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