Can I claim compensation for unpaid rent from the deposit?

Yes – a deposit is held as security for and in respect of the performance by the tenant of ‘all’ the obligations of the tenant in their tenancy agreement.  This includes any rent or other money lawfully due or payable by the tenant under tenancy agreement which remains unpaid after the end of the tenancy. […]

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Will I get a copy of the check-out report?

The Check-Out Report is the property of the landlord so the landlord will always receive a copy of the report immediately it is available. The tenant will only receive a copy of the report if they request it and subject to the landlord’s consent. Still not answered your question? We love questions so fire it […]

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Is the additional deposit for my pet refundable?

Yes – provided you have met all the obligations in your Tenancy Agreement, your deposit will be returned to you in full. The terms under which some or all of the deposit may not be returned to you are defined in the DEPOSIT section of your Tenancy Agreement. The DEALING WITH THE DEPOSIT AT THE […]

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Should I touch-up the paint on the walls before the end of my tenancy?

No – it is rarely possible to achieve an invisible touch-up on painted walls (or ceilings) and attempts to touch-up painted walls often results in the walls looking patchy. It is easier and more aesthetically pleasing (and less contentious!) to re-paint the entire wall if any part of a wall has been damaged. Nobody wants […]

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Can I end my tenancy during the fixed term?

No unless there is a break clause in the tenancy agreement that allows this. Further Reading Will the landlord accept the surrender of my tenancy during the fixed term? {Jungle Property Knowledgebase article} Can I end my tenancy early? {Jungle Property Knowledgebase article} Landlord Handbook Chapter 5 Still not answered your question? We love questions […]

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