Missing items most common reason for student deposit deductions
A recent study by removal firm Kiwi Movers found that 52 per cent of tenants experienced difficulties over the return of deposits on check-out. The most common reason of items missing from the inventory accounted for a fifth of survey respondents not receiving back their full deposit, while other reasons included minor repairs, cleaning and unpaid bills.
The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks, is urging agents and landlords to pay extra attention to accurate inventories over the next few weeks as student check-outs and check-ins are at their highest.
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