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29
Jan
2020
by Tom Bancroft
In May 2018, Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister for Scotland, launched the Route Map to an Energy Efficient Scotland.  The Route Map... Read more >
29
Jan
2020
by Tom Bancroft
Anyone carrying out letting agency work in Scotland is required to join the Scottish Letting Agent Register.  It is a criminal offence... Read more >
29
Jan
2020
by Tom Bancroft
On 16 September 2019 the law relating to landlord registration changed.  To help address problems of poor quality housing and tenancy... Read more >
28
Jan
2020
by Tom Bancroft
In this guest blog, Fiona Watson, a Partner with East Lothian based law firm, Paris Steele, offers advice for landlords and letting agents... Read more >
28
Jan
2020
by Tom Bancroft
A tenant in Scotland, believed to be the first to win a tribunal decision, has been awarded damages under new lettings legislation. The... Read more >
28
Jan
2020
by Tom Bancroft
The Scottish Government has announced plans to grant local authorities with new powers to regulate short-term lets, dependent on whether... Read more >
23
Oct
2019
by mWickens
Anyone carrying out letting agency work in Scotland is required to join the Scottish Letting Agent Register. The register for Letting... Read more >
23
Oct
2019
by mWickens
The Scottish Government continues to work with a range of stakeholders in order to raise awareness of the new rights and responsibilities... Read more >
23
Oct
2019
by mWickens
Prescribed Information went live for landlords letting property in Scotland on 16 September 2019. This change requires landlords to declare... Read more >
16
Sep
2019
by mWickens
Graham Simpson, MSP has claimed that rogue letting agents are scamming landlords and tenants, despite new laws aimed at stopping them from... Read more >

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