In this week’s #ExpertView, Tessa Shepperson of Landlord Law discusses Rent Repayment Orders and the recent changes which can affect landlords and tenants.
#AskTDS: “I am taking over management from my letting agent, how do I transfer the deposit protection from the agent to myself?”
On Fridays, we answer your deposit-related queries and this week, Patrick Kidney, Business Development Executive, at Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) answers a landlord’s question: “I am taking over the management of my property from my letting agent, how do I transfer the deposit protection from the agent to myself?”
In this week’s #ExpertView, Richard Jones, policy consultant and company secretary for the Residential Landlords Association (RLA), reminds landlords or their obligations following the introduction of new legislation in May.
This week, Kelly Wallace, Senior Business Development Executive at Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), answers a landlord’s question: “My dad manages my property for me, is he an agent?”
#ExpertView this week looks at water charges across Wales, and Gareth Williams, Collections Transformation Manager, at Dŵr Cymru (Welsh Water), tells us how and why landlords need to let water companies know who their tenants are.
Last week, Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) featured in six articles spanning the majority of the week. Each day a new article was uploaded to show the full lifecycle of a deposit.
This week, Kelly Wallace, Senior Business Development Executive at Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), answers an agent’s question: “How can changes to the parties of a tenancy affect the deposit?”
In this week’s #ExpertView, property expert Kate Faulkner calls for better communication from Governments to landlords and agents on the benefits and practical implications of legislative changes.
The duration of a tenancy in the private rented sector can vary from several months to years. Longer tenancies can benefit both landlords and tenants alike as they can offer a stable home to the tenant and a secure income to the landlord. With these longer term tenancies, it is important to ensure that landlords and agents have a process in place to regularly update their tenants’ contact information as the longer the term of the tenancy, the more chance there is of tenants changing their phone numbers and email addresses.
This week, John King, Director of Customer Services at Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), answers a tenant’s question: "What is the difference between professional and domestic cleaning?"