New Guidance on Deposit Dispute Evidence

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    New Guidance on Deposit Dispute Evidence

    This is just for information really.

    My Deposits has a free downloadable Guidance on Deposit Dispute Evidence on its website which might assist a lot of landlords in drafting a decent inventory otherwise you are likely to find the tenant getting it all back! It's at just in case you didn't already know
    The advice I give should not be construed as a definitive answer, and is without prejudice or liability. You are advised to consult a specialist solicitor or other person of equal legal standing.


    It would seem to be 'exclusive' to MyDeposits, as opposed to the guide published last year which was a joint enterprise by all three schemes, entitled 'A Guide to Tenancy Deposits, Disputes and Damages'.

    I note that the MyDeposits checklist fails to warn LLs not to protect the deposit with them in the first place; I wouldn't use them, given the alacrity with which they will 'unprotect' a deposit (e.g. if LL goes bankrupt, or fails to pay his membership fees etc).


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