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Who cares about the deposit cap?

Speaking with some clients recently, explaining the Government’s latest wheeze – namely that security deposits are to be capped at one month’s rent – I found it quite remarkable that (frankly) they didn’t much care. To put it into context, … Continue reading

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First Fees, now deposits!

Here we go again! The Queen has spoken – briefly on her way to Ascot – and the news is not good. As expected the Government has re-affirmed its commitment to ban letting agents fees to tenants in the form … Continue reading

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Are deposit disputes a thing of the past?

Sadly, the answer is no and many agents will profess to losing a deposit dispute with a tenant before because they didn’t have enough evidence to prove their case. They will also remember how their landlord client reacted… Despite deposit protection being … Continue reading

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Deregulation Act: what have we learned?

After the passing of the Deregulation Act deposits deadline recently, Richard Price, Executive Director of UKALA, is in a contemplative mood. At long last On Tuesday 23rd June, as if you all needed reminding, the deadline to protect deposits that … Continue reading

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