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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

Deposit certificate
Hi Dave/Jim deposit is registered with "My/Deposit.co.uk" On the N5b form at s7 (i) i

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Landlord Advice Team
04/01/2012 00:00

Process to claim the deposit
Dear Help Desk My tenants left with rent arrears equal to the deposit and have agreed via email

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Andrew C
04/01/2012 00:00

Commercial Deposit
i am trying to find out if we charge for a deposit for a commercial factory unit does the deposit st

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Chris White
19/12/2011 00:00

keeping the deposit
If my tenants father paid part of her deposit am I within my right to keep it as she has defaulted

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Landlord Advice Team
14/12/2011 00:00

Registered first deposit
Hi all, new lanlord here, just protected my first deposit online with the DPS. will deliv

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moomin
08/12/2011 00:00

Deposit deductions
Hello, On our tenancy agreement we intend to add clauses such as an amount is payable upon rene

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Member
02/12/2011 00:00

Date of receiving deposit
I am increasing the rent of a long standing tenant and so will issue a new AST and lodge the deposit

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Castleby
02/12/2011 00:00

Deposit and notice from tenant
I have a 5 year plus tenant who has indicated he is moving on. I currently hold a months rent by way

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Member
30/11/2011 00:00

Alternative custodial scheme to DPS
Could you please advise other custodial schemes to the DPS as we have lost all confidence in them.

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Landlord Advice Team
23/11/2011 00:00

Disagrement with Letting Agent.
I have had a disagrement with my Letting agent and I would like to discontinue using them in my busi

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YesAdam
09/11/2011 00:00

Tenancy Deposit Question
Hi If a landlord neglects to place a deposit in an approved scheme, and notify within 14 days,

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Landlord Advice Team
08/11/2011 00:00

Neglecting to protect a deposit
Hi If a landlord neglects to place a deposit in an approved scheme, and notify within 14 days,

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CJ
07/11/2011 00:00

Penalties for Landlords
HI RLA, I hope you can help please? I just wondered, if you give a Tenant their bond back

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Paul_813
07/11/2011 00:00

Using Tenancy Deposit for Unpaid Rent
Hi RLA, I hope you can help me again please? My AST has a clause which states if any rent

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Paul_813
07/11/2011 00:00

Accidental overpayment.
My tenant has accidentally overpaid me 850 rent at the end of her tenancy. She is in dispute with m

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Landlord Advice Team
05/11/2011 00:00

Quiry from a live-in landlord
I have a 3 bedroom house. None of the rooms have individual locks (just the main front and back door

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Landlord Advice Team
31/10/2011 00:00

Deposits
Hello, My tenant damaged the skirting board,condensation on walls by putting damp clothes in th

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Landlord Advice Team
31/10/2011 00:00

holding deposit
I had a tenant pull out at the eleventh hour. She paid a holding deposit 2 months prior plus six mon

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Chris White
25/10/2011 00:00

Agents going bust hasn't registered or passed on the deposit to the landlord for registering
As above Court has ordered one of the estate agents in London to pay me in excess of 3k owed t

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Silverfox
24/10/2011 00:00

Agents going bust hasn't registered or passed on the deposit to the landlord for registering
As above Court has ordered one of the estate agents in London to pay me in excess of 3k owed t

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svin7654
21/10/2011 00:00

advice on end of tenancy
When a tenancy ends for how long should one put up with the aftermath. Got keys back a day late, cu

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nick_566
17/10/2011 00:00

Tenancy Deposits and Letting Agents
Should a letting agent inform the Landlord where the tenants deposit will be held?

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Landlord Advice Team
17/10/2011 00:00

deposit taken and no agreement entered
Hello i took a 'deposit' in March this year to book a house from March. It was all done

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Marie Hastings
13/10/2011 00:00

Broken basin
Hi, I am an Agent acting on the behalf of two Landlords; a tenant has dropped something in a bathroo

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Member
29/09/2011 00:00

Single repayment
I am involved in a dispute with tenants over the amount of deposit held by the DPS which should be r

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crowtrees
28/09/2011 00:00

Deposit dispute
I am currently in dispute with our former tenants regarding the amount of deposit that should be ret

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Mrs F
28/09/2011 00:00

which is the best scheme for me
I only have one propery ( a flat ) and i have just received a deposit of 500 pounds , the tennant wi

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Landlord Advice Team
17/09/2011 00:00

Deposit scheme
Please let me know which tenancy deposit scheme you recommend. Many thanks

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Landlord Advice Team
17/09/2011 00:00

Getting my deposit back , but the tenant has fled
I have won possession in the courts, and have also been awarded rent arears. The deposit is protecte

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Landlord Advice Team
14/09/2011 00:00

Deposit vs Lease Premium
Hi As a leting agent we have been asked for some adivce from a landlord who we found a tenant

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jph
14/09/2011 00:00

Charge for new keys
As we have had tenants not providing keys back at the end of a tenancy, we have the following clause

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Landlord Advice Team
13/09/2011 00:00

not put into a deposit scheme
Please can you help me, I have had a tenant for 6 months who is now looking at leaving. Wh

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Views: 2,727
Fozzy
03/09/2011 00:00

How to challenge result of DPS deposit adjudication
I would like to know how I can challenge a DPS adjudication decision to return a deposit to a tenant

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Landlord Advice Team
02/09/2011 00:00

Cleaning problems
I had a young couple in a house for 6 months.They gave me a months notice.I reminded them that the h

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Shaz
24/08/2011 00:00

Returning deposits
Is there a limited timescale after the tenancy ends that the deposit must be released - I will b

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Landlord Advice Team
19/08/2011 00:00

Is it easier just to give the deposit back???
I rent a property to young professionals and use the rent a room agreement. The property I ren

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Shale
18/08/2011 00:00

stained carpet replacement costs
Hi My tenants have now moved out, upon the check out inventory I mentioned to them I would nee

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Shale
18/08/2011 00:00

Changing from lodgers to tenants
We are shortly due to move out of our house, which currently has lodgers. Our vacating creates a f

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pamplemousse
15/08/2011 00:00

Change fron lodger status to tenants
We are due to move out of our 4 bed property in September to re-locate. We currently have three

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pamplemousse
08/08/2011 00:00

URGENT ADVISE NEEDED
Hi I have a tenant who wants to dispute the cost for replacing the carpets and I would like so

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Member
07/08/2011 00:00
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