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Avoid summer issues in your property

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With summer well and truly underway it is important to consider maintaining your property in order to keep it in a good condition and avoid any problems further on in the year. Many people assume that maintenance is only really necessary during winter months where leaky roofs and broken boilers pose the biggest risk. The truth is that summer months also come with their own set of problems which could cost you if left unattended.

Here are some of our best tips to avoid summer problems in...Read more

Top Property Maintenance Tips For Spring

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Now the days are getting longer and spring is officially upon us, it’s a great time to spring clean in preparation for summer.

Here’s our top tips for property maintenance for when you start your spring cleaning.

 

  • Check Your Guttering

Check for loose and leaky gutters to make sure they are ready for any spring showers. Blocked gutters can lead to leaks inside the property and this type of water damage expensive to fix.

 

mydeposits and Citizens Advice Jersey join forces

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mydeposits Jersey and Citizens Advice Jersey have teamed up to offer Jersey residents with face-to-face support and advice on tenancy deposit protection.

Since the 2 November 2015, landlords and letting agents on the island have complied with their legal obligations and safely protected the deposit money of over 4,000 tenants’ with mydeposits Jersey, the scheme authorised by the States of Jersey to administer tenancy deposit protection.

All landlords, letting agents and tenants ...Read more

Opening Hours over the Festive Period

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During the festive period we will be operating our normal hours of 08:00 - 18:00, Monday to Friday with the exception of the dates below:

  • Monday 26th December 2016 - Closed
  • Tuesday 27th December 2016 - Closed
  • Monday 2nd January 2017 - Closed

During this period you can still join my|deposits Jersey online and manage your deposit protections in your online account using the website.

Wishi...Read more

First anniversary of tenancy deposit protection

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Deposits from over 3,500 tenants have been protected during the first year of the States’ approved tenancy deposit scheme, mydeposits Jersey. Since 2 November 2015, landlords and letting agents have been legally required to protect their tenants’ deposits by placing them in the mydeposits Jersey scheme. Under the law all landlords and agents who take a deposit from their tenant on a new, renewed or varied tenancy agreement must transfer the money to mydeposits within 30 working days of re...Read more

Reminder for landlords to protect deposits

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More than £1.75 million worth of deposits have been securely placed in the States’ approved tenants deposit scheme which came into force on 2 November 2015.

Landlords and letting agents are being reminded to protect their tenants’ deposits in the new mydeposits Jersey tenancy deposit scheme.

Under the new law, all landlords and agents that take a deposit from their tenant on a new, renewed or varied tenancy agreement must transfer the money to mydeposits within 30 worki...Read more

Top tips for dealing with fair wear and tear

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Head of Dispute Resolution at mydeposits Jersey, Suzy Hershman offers her top tips and guidance when dealing with wear & tear

 

For a long time, the issue of fair wear and tear has been very much a grey area. Landlords and tenants often disagree over what is classed as fair or excessive damages which often leads to deposit disputes.

Fair wear and tear has been defined as “Reasonable use of the premises by the tenant and the ordinary operation of natural forces...Read more

Opening hours over the festive period

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During the festive period we will be operating our normal hours of 8.30 - 17:30, Monday to Friday apart from on the dates specified below:

  • Thursday 24 December 2015 - 8.30am - 4.00pm
  • Friday 25 December 2015 - Closed
  • Monday 28 December 2015 - Closed
  • Friday 1 January 2016 – Closed

During this period you can still join mydeposits Jersey online and manage your depos...Read more

Working closely with Community Savings charity

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mydeposits Jersey and Community Savings, the Jersey charity that focuses on providing financial advice and support, are delighted to announce a local support relationship that will offer Jersey residents face-to-face advice on tenancy deposit protection.

From the 2 November 2015 new legislation comes into play that will require all landlords and letting agents to protect their tenant’s deposits with mydeposits Jersey, a scheme authorised by the States of Jersey to administer tenancy d...Read more

Landlords and agents invited to register

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Landlords and letting agents are being urged to prepare for the arrival of tenancy deposit protection on 2 November 2015.

The scheme administrator, mydeposits Jersey, who signed contracts with the States of Jersey on the 17 September have invited landlords and letting agents to join the scheme early from 1 October, and have also announced a series of free workshops in October in the build-up to the go live date.

Eddie Hooker, CEO of mydeposits Jersey commented:

“From...Read more