Yearly Archives: 2012

Thank you for all of your support and advice throughout the time of our occupancy of Flat 3, 37 North Road Brighton BN1 1YB. Mark and I found you to be very professional in every aspect, from responding immediately to any requests made of you and to provide us with […]

What My Tenant Had to Say…

Landlords should be aware of the importance of completing an inventory before tenants move in. Spokesman for the Tenancy Deposit Scheme Malcolm Harrison explained how it is “absolutely vital” that a check list is completed. “An inventory is not just about what’s in the property; it is also a condition […]

Inventories “are a must for landlords”

The bill will increase the time a landlord has to register the deposit from 14 days to 30 days but the bill also removes all the current case law defences to not registering the deposit on time.   Positive Number 1 – Compensation No Longer 3 x Deposit The compensation […]

Changes to Deposit Scheme Rules

Tenants must be provided with proof within a 30 day period that the deposit has been protected. my|deposits members are provided with a Deposit Protection Certificate which along with the Information for Tenants leaflet must be given to their tenant as proof that their deposit is correctly protected. After 30 […]

Tenancy Deposit Rules Change

“Free Scheme Protects From Property Fraud” “The Land Registry has launched a free scheme to protect landlords and absent property owners from property fraud. The Land Registry’s “Form LL” restriction is now free for home owners who do not live at the property, including landlords. This offer comes in the […]

Land Registry Scheme Protects From Property Fraud..

The Residential Landlords Association has welcomed the Government’s decision to review the impact of paying housing benefits directly to tenants. The RLA has been fighting moves to change the benefits system. The Government wants the housing element of the new universal credit to be paid directly to private tenants unless […]

Review of Tenant’s Rent Payments..