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...

Deposits Taken Before April 2007 and Section 21 Notices

Since Superstrike we look at most deposit cases that have not been answered yet and assume what is the very worst outcome possible and what was the least intention of Parliament. Once you start to think like that, you generally arrive at the correct answer to the...

Capita Tenancy Deposit Scheme Ceased Trading

Thanks to David d’Orton-Gibson for pointing out to us today that the tenancy deposit scheme operated by Capita has ceased trading. Their website now says: Capita Tenancy Deposit Protection is no longer accepting new deposits with effect from 
14th...

Older Tenancies – Superstrike Ltd v Rodrigues 2013

Normally, questions go to our ask a question part of the website but this question received early this morning sums up the case from Friday (Superstrike Ltd v Rodrigues) perfectly and shows that perhaps there will be more landlords affected than first thought. We have...