This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “Why does TDS need my email address or mobile number?”
GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and is all about the new data protection rules coming into force in May.
This article has been written in response to a letting agent’s query: “What happens to any undisputed deposit amounts?”
Dealing with customer conflict is inevitable for property agents, so the Head of Property Agency and Property Law Division for MOL, Paul Jager, explores the most effective ways to manage these tricky situations in person.
The question of pets in rental homes is an emotive and complicated one. In this article, Sally Walmsley, editor of RLA's RPI magazine, looks at the recent Labour Party proposal on pets in rental properties.
This article has been written in response to a landlord's query: "I'm a landlord - do TDS have to hold the deposit?"
As you will already know, in most cases you need to have an Energy Performance Certificate for your property:
This article has been written in response to a landlord’s query: "Can I claim for redecoration if there is mould present at the end of the tenancy?"
Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) is a government approved, not-for-profit organisation that provides both Insured and Custodial tenancy deposit protection. TDS is the longest established deposit protection scheme, protecting over 1.3 million deposits across England and Wales and offering a free alternative dispute resolution service to help resolve any disputes that may arise between landlords, agents and tenants; via a professional, impartial adjudicator.
This article has been written in response to a tenant’s query: “My valentine spilt her wine during our romantic evening for Valentine’s Day and sadly the carpet in my property is white. Will this mean I lose my tenancy deposit?”