Articles by Sandy Bastin
The British summertime is here and temperatures have been soaring! But is your tenant keeping cool? Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) looks at 3 hot weather disputes that landlords face and offers advice on how to prevent them. Read on for more.
Sandy Bastin, head of TDS Adjudication Services on renting to students and a new guide for landlords.
Wear and tear is inevitable in rental properties, so clearly understanding what "fair wear and tear" means is essential for landlords and tenants. But what exactly constitutes "wear and tear" versus "damage caused by tenants?" Here, NRLA partner the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) looks at this common landlord problem.
Whilst most tenancies run smoothly, some will result in deposit disputes, causing unforeseen costs, worries and delays. Dispute over cleaning are among the most common. Here Sandy Bastin of TDS reveals what to do to protect yourself.
Whilst most tenancies do run smoothly, some will unfortunately result in deposit disputes, causing landlords unforeseen costs, worries and delays. Fortunately, being aware of the common causes of deposit disputes can help landlords avoid common pitfalls. Sandy Bastin of NRLA partner TDS explains more.
Spring has sprung and it's time to turn your attention towards better weather, lighter evenings, and hope for a warmer season. This is the time of year when many landlords start to make their gardens more attractive in order to attract potential tenants, or spruce up the outdoors after the long winter months. Snady Bastin, Head of Adjudication at NRLA partners TDS explains what landlords need to know.
There's a frequent, albeit slightly unpleasant, question that landlords commonly ask at the end of tenancy: 'Whose responsibility is a damagedÂ mattress and what's considered fair wear and tear or damage?' In this blog the team at TDS tells you all you need to know.
Head of TDS Adjudication Services Sandy Bastin on what you need to to maintain a successful tenancy.