EPC minimum requirements are changing.

From 1 April 2018, any new tenancy, renewal or extension, in order to be rented, the building must have a minimum energy rating of “E”. The rating is found on the Energy performance Certificate for the building. From 1 April 2020, the minimum level “E” applies to all tenancies – including existing. As a side note, non-domestic properties […]

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A fully qualified team.

Hard work has paid off for our dedicated property management team as Liz , Jacqui , Ailsa , Shelley and Laurie all achieved their Property mark level 6 qualifications in Residential letting & Property Management. Each one of them studied hard to attain these and the certificates are proudly displayed in our foyer. Well done […]

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Best practise from the Better Agents.

In these times of uncertainty with some landlords having to consider their position , the expectation that their Agents will do more than just collect the rent has never been higher.  So what exactly are they looking for ? It would be easy to use the term service but what does that actually entail. A […]

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Trick or Treat.

As the 31st of October draws near and frankly we seem no closer to knowing what the outcome of the last three years negotiations might be , this is a good time to appraise what if any impact the uncertainly has had on Scotlands PRS.  The data seems to suggest that the answer is none […]

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Trading after October 1st 2018

All letting agents in Scotland must now be signed up to a new register in order to trade legally. The Letting Agent Code of Practice was introduced on January 31, but all agencies had until yesterday to register. It is now a criminal offence for agents in Scotland to carry out letting agency work if […]

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