Apart from keeping my accounts simple it would also ensure I don't have a problem with bounced cheques - cheques can appear to clear and then bounce several weeks later and the money needs to be transfered into the scheme in that time. If I had a problem tenant like that the last thing I would want is to have my own money tied up in the scheme.
In over ten years of letting I have never had such a problem tenant -until recently, so am just being cautious.
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