The Law Regarding Dilapidations
Dilapidations are the repairs for which the tenant is responsible for carrying out before vacating their rented property. However, few tenants living in rented accommodation will be aware of the law regarding Dilapidations or the possible compensation claims surrounding them.
It’s always advisable, before signing a tenancy agreement, for a prospective tenant to seek legal advice in order to get a better idea of the terminology used and any repairing covenants which may be present within that agreement. This will give the tenant a clearer understanding of where their responsibilities lie with regard to repairs and redecoration.
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