Monday, 15 June 2009

Landlords warned about Deposit scams

Landlords are being warned against bogus websites which appear to be one of the 3 official, Government approved tenant deposit schemes.

Unwitting landlords have been placing their deposits with these on-line companies only to find out that the deposits are not protected and the landlord could be liable for fines and penalties.

The 3 official websites are:

If you take a deposit from a tenant and fail to lodge it with one of these 3 companies you will be liable to fines and penalties. For full details please see the Government's own website: