How Do I Dispute a Tenancy Deposit Deduction?

What Is a Tenancy Deposit? When a tenant is moving into a rental property they will be required to pay the landlord a tenancy, or security deposit. This amount will most commonly ...

My Landlord Hasn’t Protected My Tenancy Deposit?

Renting comes with many legal obligations for both the tenants and the landlord to uphold. Whilst the tenancy agreement is legally binding and property owners are dependent on the ...

Transferring Deposits Between Landlords

It can be easy understandable for a tenant to begin to question the security of their home if their landlord has decided to sell their rental property. Such a transitional period ...

How Do I Challenge a Landlord Over a Deposit?

Naturally landlords seek to safeguard their rental property investment, with various measures such as the deposit schemes being implemented in these efforts.  Whilst ...

Withholding A Security Deposit: The Rules

Both a landlord and tenants are aware of the need for a security deposit when renting a property. A landlord also knows that it must be stored safely, should anything go wrong at ...

No Deposit Schemes: A Handy Guide

Times are undoubtedly tough on renters at the moment. One way that’s being investigated in order to ease pressure and to help stimulate the rental market is a no deposit scheme. ...

Avoiding Tenancy Disputes with Your Landlord

When you’re renting a house or flat you hand over a deposit to the landlord who then returns this when you leave, minus any deductions for damage.  Provided you agree to ...

Landlord Inspection Rights in 2020

Most Tenancy Agreements these days contain a term which states that the landlord should ‘allow tenants quiet, uninterrupted use and occupation of the property.’ You ...

What is Deposit Replacement Insurance?

Many letting agents these days are offering landlords the option of taking up a ‘nil deposit scheme.’   But what is it – and why should you go ahead with ...

Maintenance and Repairs: Tenant Responsibilities

Your tenants are responsible for respective your property by keeping it in good condition. That means cleaning regularly and making sure there aren’t ...