My reading of a recent Court of Appeal ruling (Superstrike Ltd vs Rodrigues) is that thousands of possession orders may have been granted in error due to lack of clarity in Tenancy Deposit Protection legislation.
What’s worse is that the vast majority of landlords may have inadvertently broken the law and face bankruptcy!
Scary stuff hey?!
So what is it all about? Continue reading Superstrike Ltd vs Rodrigues Tenancy Deposit Protection Court of Appeal
I am going to keep it simple I have written two articles with full details but here is the short version including TWO NEW WARNINGS Continue reading Tenancy Deposit Protection legislation changes at midnight on 5th April DO NOT GET CAUGHT OUT!
Tough deposit protection rules start soon that close loopholes that let landlords escape fines by returning money to tenants on the steps of the court.
After judges threw out a string of claims from tenants, the government has revised tenancy deposit protection law.
The new rules start from April and affect deposits already held by landlords and letting agents as well as new deposits. Continue reading Get ready for new deposit protection rules
As a new tenancy deposit protection scheme opens for business, some landlords may be confused over the costs and benefits each offers.
To help compare the schemes with each other, here’s a look at the costs and some other important points to consider: Continue reading Comparing Tenancy Deposit Protection Costs for Landlords