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in place of a deposit
can I ask for two months rent in advance in place of a deposit

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Albert
12/03/2012 00:00

Deposit
I would like to register a deposit which I have kept in my possession for over two years, The local

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Rigsbys
12/03/2012 00:00

When does the clock start ticking - when the estate agents receive the bond or when you receive
My estate agents held the bond for almost five weeks before sending a cheque in my name with the fir

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Rigsby_370
12/03/2012 00:00

What should I do with an old deposit?
Hi RLA, I have a tenant who signed a tenancy agreement with me in Feb 2004 before the compulsar

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Jane Lo
11/03/2012 00:00

Tenancy agreement number
After taking the deposit and securing it with deposit guard TDS I am just filling out the Prescribed

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Member
11/03/2012 00:00

Third party requesting deposit I.D
I have been contacted by a lady purporting to be the key worker from a social housing scheme allocat

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faz
11/03/2012 00:00

Prescribed information - do I have the right form/details?
My tenants' deposits are all protected with the DPS. When they were first protected in 2007 I pu

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MF
10/03/2012 00:00

RLA's 2009 AST + 2 months rent clause
RLA need to warn members who used their ASTs about the 2 months rent in advance clause. If members t

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Albert
09/03/2012 00:00

Part Deposits
If a tenant signs a contract to start in say September, and Pays half the deposit immediately on sig

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Rigsby_370
09/03/2012 00:00

Question about the new rules
I took a deposit in 2006 before it was necessary to register deposits. The tenants are long term ten

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Landlord Advice Team
09/03/2012 00:00

bond versus advance rent
I have taken some bonds from tenants which I have protected and served the PI's etc. I have

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t-man
07/03/2012 00:00

Deposit Guard
The RLA website says that Deposit Guard is only available to landlords you own and manage their own

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Albert
07/03/2012 00:00

What is the position regarding existing unprotected deposits ?
Having read the RLA bulletin on the new rules, could you clarify the following : 1) I have tena

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Landlord Advice Team
07/03/2012 00:00

'prescribed information'
I place my tenant's deposits in the TDS. Although they send information to the tenant, i have be

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Albert
05/03/2012 00:00

Burn damage to worktop
We have received a property back with a large pan burn on the worktop. I have been on the inventory

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kobra
05/03/2012 00:00

RLA AST agreement 2007 TDS
I used the above agreement for one of my tenants in august 2008. there was a clause in the agreement

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Member
05/03/2012 00:00

What is the position regarding existing unprotected deposits ?
Having read the RLA bulletin on the new rules, could you clarify the following : 1) I have ten

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Views: 1,506
peuta
05/03/2012 00:00

DEPOSIT TAKEN IN 2003 - HOLDING IT MYSELF - DO I NEED TO PROTECT IT
Hi there, I've got properties with long term tenants and wonder if the deposits taken in

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Goldfazer
02/03/2012 00:00

getting deposit back from DPS
I have finally managed to evict my non-paying tenants who trashed the property. I'm trying t

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Keith
02/03/2012 00:00

deposit protected?
Hi a landlord has asked me to look after his property having 'sacked' his previous agen

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Landlord Advice Team
02/03/2012 00:00

Section 21 (1)(b)
Just taken on a new tenant for a 12 month term. The agreement has been all signed. We have also si

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Landlord Advice Team
29/02/2012 00:00

Deposit Scheme
Hi I have just registered with the deposit scheme but i have got a little problem. It has put my na

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NorthLandlord
29/02/2012 00:00

Rent and damage to property exceeds deposit amount
Our tenant failed to pay their rent for the month prior to their move out. Following their move out

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Neel
28/02/2012 00:00

Certificate??
Hi, Just signed up for the DepositGuard for a new tenancy and can't find where I can downlo

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JohnH
24/02/2012 00:00

deduction of unpaid rent from deposit
if my tenant has to be evicted due to non payment of rent,can i claim the deposit as part payment of

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newlandlord21
22/02/2012 00:00

delay in part of deposit being paid by tenant when to protect
I have recently entered into a new tenancy agreement for a tenancy that will start in july this year

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S
18/02/2012 00:00

Deposit held for a Periodic Tenancy which commenced in 2006
I have a Tenant who paid a deposit in May 2006 for a tenancy which commeced on 1st May 2006 and is s

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Member
17/02/2012 00:00

Changing the deposit set up
I have a property that I took a guarantor on when the tenancy started 6 months ago, so did not insis

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Up4Rental
17/02/2012 00:00

New deposit rules
I have a tenancy that began in 2005. Since 2008 it has been a periodic tenancy. I never registered

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Edna
17/02/2012 00:00

Tenancy Deposit
I have a tenant who paid a deposit in 2002 at the start of a 6 month AST. The tenant has remained in

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AB_144
16/02/2012 00:00

Legal Loopholes_who is responsible for monitoring deposit protection schemes (DPS) when they go wron
I am a landlord with a portfolio of my own properties and personally I dont take bonds/deposits as I

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Shale
10/02/2012 00:00

Damages during tenancy
We are managing agents and last year we had a student house from hell. They consistently caused dama

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H.S.
08/02/2012 00:00

Deposit end date?
Hi For registering a new property one needs an end date to the tenancy. Surely, there is no end

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Landlord Advice Team
07/02/2012 00:00

Deposit Protect Scheme
Hi, I am in the process of purchasing a property that already has a tenant. He has paid a depo

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Ed Syrett
07/02/2012 00:00

Information required in the AST agreement
We are just preparing a new AST, but within the document do we have to refer explicitley to th

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Ashville
02/02/2012 00:00

Whom advises the tenant & interested parties if deposit is not being returned?
A tenant on housing benefit moves into a property on a 1 year AST and the council pay the deposit.

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Landlord Advice Team
26/01/2012 00:00

Addendum to contract
I have just signed and exchanged a joint and several contract with 5 students at a distance, and hav

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Babs
24/01/2012 00:00

pAYING OVER 6 MONTHS
I have a couple of young tenants that can afford to pay the first months rent but will struggle to p

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Up4Rental
23/01/2012 00:00

Tenancy deposit changes
Have we been informed by TDS??? These guys treat landlords like they are something to be scrape

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Silverfox
16/01/2012 00:00

tenant wants to pay by deposit protection money
Hi I have(had)a tenant,contracted for 12 months from september'11,but vacated early,this m

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Member
08/01/2012 00:00

How much is normal/reasonable to ask for a deposit?
I notice 1 months rent amount seems 'normal' to claim from a tenant however is 1.5 months r

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GKF123
05/01/2012 00:00
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