Information & Guides
We have developed a collection of FREE downloadable Information Guides, and factsheets full of practical advice for Letting Agents to support them delivering exceptional service to their clients.
Guide for inventories, check-in and check-out reports
TDS in collaboration with ARLA Propertymark and the AIIC have produced a document with guidance on the best practice for carrying out inventory reports, including deposit deductions and disputes over unclear or poor-quality reports. This is guide for letting agents, landlords and tenants.View Online
How to rent a safe home
This guide gives a more detailed explanation of the main hazards you can find in a rental property which suggest it may not be safe for you and your household to live in.
Written for current and prospective tenants this guide is a supplement to the government’s ‘How to rent’ guide. The guide also explains a landlord’s duties and what you can do if you have concerns or need to make a complaint.View Online
How to rent: the checklist for renting in England
It provides a checklist and further detailed information on each stage of the renting process, including:
- what to look out for before renting
- living in a rented home
- what happens at the end of a tenancy
- what to do if things go wrong
Further related information is also available directlyView Online
Short Guide to Right to Rent
This guide gives a detailed explanation of the requirements and checks an agent renting out property should make to ensure that the prospective tenants or occupants have a right to rent.View Online