Let Only - Deposits
Tenancy Deposits

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11 years ago
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I have recently Let my property with Greens Estate agents - this was on the 3rd may
The agent has collected the deposit from the tenant for me to secure with the DPS - i have not as yet received the deposit from Greens - I have rang a few times to be told as soon as funds clear - they will forward the deposit.
My Question - I have 30 days to secure the deposit - Greens say this is after they transfer the deposit to me - I thought it was 30 days after signing the contract and paying the deposit to the agent ( would like to be wrong ) .
I have called the DPS - they made it as clear as mud - she thinks it is the Landlords responsibly, but unable to give clear advice - she said I should seek legal advice - saying clear of this just yet as just been stung with a £300 bill to sign a statuary declaration to get a £650 deposit back
Anyone have any advice please :o)

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