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Landmark Ruling Spells Lookout For Dorset Landlords


8:16am 25th January 2013

Landlords across Dorset are being urged to take extra care when registering tenant's deposits following a landmark legal ruling.

Battens Solicitors say ignoring the fine print of the "prescribed information" handed to tenants within 30 days of the receipt of a deposit could leave you out of pocket.

In a recent appeal hearing one landlord has had to pay £3,800 because not all the necessary details were given to the tenant.

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