Joint tenancy issues with the PRT.

Its a common enough scenario ,  two persons sharing and one decides to leave.  Under the terms of the PRT  it would seem that under these circumstances not only must the departing tenant give notice but in fact all parties must do so to effectively end the PRT.  This may be an unforeseen consequence of […]

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Minimum Standards on Energy Efficiency.

The Scottish Government proposes that by 2019 the minimum rating allowable for Energy Performance Certificates be Band E and by 2022 this is set to further shrink back to Band D . Landlords whose properties do not meet the criteria will have a period during which the required upgrades may be completed or risk being […]

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GDPR deadline approaches.

Dont get caught out. If you are a private landlord this has implications for you . If you wish to have an informal discussion with our team here about this subject please give us a call.  More information will be added to our Blog on this shortly.

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Improved standards to benefit Landlords & Tenants alike.

The end of January 2018 heralded the implementation of the new statutory code of practise for letting agents.  In simple terms that means that all Letting Agents in Scotland have to comply with this Code and should also now apply to join the Scottish Letting Agents Register. For landlords and tenants this effectively lays down […]

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Condensation and some reminders about its prevention.

Many tenants report dampness to landlords or managing agents which turns out to be condensation. This happens when warm air comes into contact with a cold surface and moisture in the air turns into droplets of water. If your tenants property has condensation, you may find a blackish mould growing on the inside face of […]

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