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Deposits and Tenancy Deposit Schemes

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How to Sign a Tenancy Agreement

When you're about to sign a tenancy agreement, it can be difficult to know whether it should be witnessed, made as ...

Checklist of What to Do at the End of the Tenancy

When the tenancy has ended, the following should be considered: The notice to quit from tenant Ensure the notice to quit provided by the tenant is valid. As a quick guide, the notice may not expire during the fixed term and their notice must be at least 4 weeks in length (one calendar month where the rent is monthly) and expire either the day before the rent is due or on the day the rent is due. No other date is acceptable.

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Tenancy Deposit Prescribed Information

Tenancy Deposit Prescribed Information

When a landlord receives a deposit in connection with an assured shorthold tenancy, prescribed information must be ...
Confirmation Certificate for Deposit Protection Service

Confirmation Certificate for Deposit Protection Service

Product Code: F033 If a person pays a deposit on behalf of a tenant (for example a parent), they are known as a ...
Notice Asking Tenant If Agrees With Landlord Claiming Deposit

Notice Asking Tenant If Agrees With Landlord Claiming Deposit

Product Code: F049 Under Schedule 10, Paragraph 4A(4)(a) Housing Act 2004 (as amended by The Housing (Tenancy ...
Agreement to Return Deposit with Deductions

Agreement to Return Deposit with Deductions

Product Code: F053 If a deposit was taken after 6 April 2007, it must be protected. After 6 April 2012, where a ...
Return Deposit With Deductions

Return Deposit With Deductions

Product Code LT091 After a tenancy has ended, sometimes the tenant may have caused damage or left with some ...
Return Deposit in Full Without Deductions

Return Deposit in Full Without Deductions

Product Code LT090 This letter template is for when a landlord is returning a deposit to a tenant in full ...
Letter to DPS After Single Claim Application Refused – Court Order

Letter to DPS After Single Claim Application Refused – Court Order

Product Code LT099 With the custodial tenancy deposit scheme run by the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) it is ...

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Sale of Property – Notice to Tenant

I have sold a property with a tenant in place. Do I need to serve any notice or inform the tenant? Also do I unprotect the deposit on completion and then it is up to the new owner to ...

Damage to kitchen worktop

Hi My tenant has damaged a fairly new kitchen worktop. It looks like somebody has been cutting on the surface with a knife so there's all tiny cut marks and a small chip. He didn't tell me ...

Non Protection of a Deposit

A deposit of £525 was paid for an original tenancy of 6 months. There have been an additional two tenancy agreements signed. The deposit has never been protected. Can the tenant claim for three ...

Deposits and Prescribed Information

I have various tenancies which began 4 to 5 years ago. I took deposits and registered them with the DPS. However, it would appear that I have not given sufficient 'prescribed information' to the ...

Transfer of deposit from letting agent to new landlord

Hi, I am about to complete on a property that is tenanted. I understand the deposit has been protected by the letting agent. I intend to manage the property myself, what's the process to ensure ...

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