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The expiry date of notice can be either the first or last day of a period of the tenancy and which provides a notice period of at least one calendar month. For example, if your tenancy started on the 10th of a month, the expiry date of the notice can be either the 10th or […]
Subject to the terms and conditions of the Deposit Protection Service (the DPS), The Statutory Declaration Process can be used is used if at least 14 Calendar Days have passed since the end of the Tenancy (i.e. the contractual end of the Tenancy or where notice has been given and has expired) and: If the […]
There are many different scenarios, all covered by the Deposit Protection Service (the DPS) Terms and Conditions but in the most common scenarios, here are the timescales: When the DPS is notified of a dispute, they will contact both the Landlord and the Tenant, inviting both parties to submit their evidence in relation to the […]
We only highlight those items we believe the tenant is reasonably liable for. We do not highlight anything described as ‘light’, ‘small’ or ‘minor’ or ‘slight’ or ‘FWT’ as it is likely to be considered fair wear and tear by an adjudicator or judge in the event of a dispute. Further Reading What is fair […]
Any claim for compensation against the Tenancy Deposit must be based on: The obligations of the tenant defined in the tenancy agreement The performance by the tenant of the obligations in the tenancy agreement Still not answered your question? We love questions so fire it at us using the contact details here Please rate this […]
If there is dispute about what is being claimed with work that needs doing then we have the right to argue that?
Yes – If the landlord wants to claim compensation for anything, it must be reasonable and it would first be discussed with the tenant to try to reach an amicable agreement on whether compensation is due and if so what level of compensation. If the landlord and tenant cannot reach an agreement, the landlord can […]
There is no legal or contractual obligation for the landlord or his agent to provide a reference for a tenant at the end of the tenancy. Where a tenant has fully complied with all the conditions of a tenancy throughout the tenancy we will, free of charge and with the prior written consent of the […]
What are the things that are most commonly missed when tenants prepare a property for the Check-Out?
Inside Broken bulbs not replaced Cobwebs around door frames, window sills Doorbell (flat) battery not replaced Doorframes dirty Freezer drawers broken or missing Hooks & screws left in walls Kitchen unit drawers dirty Light shades missing Windows dirty Outside Overgrown gardens Tenant’s belongings, property, personal effects, foodstuffs, furnishings and equipment left outside the property
Are you saying that the tenant no longer needs to get the property cleaned at the end of the tenancy?
Under the terms of our tenancy agreements, tenants agree at the end of the tenancy to (amongst other things): Clean to a good standard, the property, its fixtures and fittings and contents (if any), including the cleaning of any carpets, curtains (including net curtains), blankets, bedding, upholstery etc. which have become soiled, stained or marked […]