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#AskTDS: "Do I have to re-register my deposits every year?"

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*This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: "Do I have to re-register my deposits every year?"*

Posted by Michael Morgan on 11 May 2018

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#AskTDS: "Can I use my deposit to cover my final month's rent?"

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*This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “Can I use my deposit to cover my final month’s rent?”*

Posted by Alison MacDougall on 4 May 2018

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#ExpertView: Renovating Without Permission

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This week on #ExpertView, our Director of Dispute Resolution, Michael Morgan, discusses a recent decision by an adjudicator on a case involving a tenant who renovated a property without their landlord’s permission, and sets out the reasoning behind the decision.

Posted by Michael Morgan on 24 April 2018

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#AskTDS: “My landlord is claiming for cutting back a tree - can they do this?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “My landlord is claiming for cutting back a tree - can they do this?”

Posted by Debbie Davies on 13 April 2018

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#ExpertView: Time for a Spring clean

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In this week’s #ExpertView, our Director of Dispute Resolution, Michael Morgan, goes through the latest updates for our Insured members.

Posted by Michael Morgan on 10 April 2018

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#ExpertView: The RLA marks 20 years

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*Starting with an initial membership of just 350 two decades ago, the Residential Landlords Association has developed into one of the country’s most important landlord bodies with more than 30,000 members today. Here Sally Walmsley, RLA communications manager, looks back at how it all began.*

Posted by Sally Walmsley on 3 April 2018

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#AskTDS: “Should I let my tenant keep chickens in the garden?”

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This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: “Should I let my tenant keep chickens in the garden?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 30 March 2018

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#ExpertView: TDS Academy Foundation Course

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A TDS member contacted us recently with a conundrum - how to give new staff members, some of whom were new to the lettings industry, a ‘crash course’ on tenancy deposit protection. So far so good – but they also wanted their colleagues to meet other letting agents and be able to compare experiences.

Posted by Christel Jones on 27 March 2018

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#AskTDS: "Why does TDS need a tenant's email address or mobile number?"

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This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “Why does TDS need my email address or mobile number?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 23 March 2018

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#AskTDS: "What happens to undisputed deposit amounts?"

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This article has been written in response to a letting agent’s query: “What happens to any undisputed deposit amounts?”

Posted by Christel Jones on 16 March 2018

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