Archive: Landlord News

Free Mental Health Webinars
Free Mental Health Webinars - First Psychology Scotland
First Psychology Scotland (FPS) is launching a series of Free mental health webinars to help Scots de-stress and relax during lockdown. In addition, the mental health service provider, with seven centres throughout Scotland is offering a free downloadable online Coronavirus Toolkit to help people cope with the stresses and impact…
mental and physical health
Mental and Physical Health During Lockdown
In what can only be described as a time of great uncertainty, our team have banded together to share how they have been maintaining their mental and physical health during life in lockdown. Here's what our team have been up to:   Scott Binnie – Marketing Manager “For the time…
Coronavirus Scotland Bill
Coronavirus Scotland Bill - What Landlords & Tenants Need to Know
Today, we want to highlight the Coronavirus Scotland Bill and how this will affect our landlords and residents as of the 6th of April. The Bill, as expected, alters the way Landlords can recover possession of a tenanted property under all tenures.  There are two major alterations to the…
long-term market
Ensuring a Compliant Transition to the Long-Term Market
Ensuring a Compliant Transition to the Long-Term Market: A Landlord Checklist   In these unprecedented times, we’ve received a significant number of landlords considering different ways of managing their properties. Here we take a look at some of the key aspects of the long-term rental requirements and how these differ…
Coronavirus Guidance
Coronavirus Guidance - Resource Page
Following our direct communications with our tenants and landlords regarding guidance during these unprecedented times, we have decided to also share this Coronavirus guidance here on the blog. If you find yourself in a tricky situation, please let our team know in the first instance and we can work…
Virtual Viewings
Virtual Viewing : Business as Unusual in Practice
Virtual Viewing approach - an update:   The new landscape With the adoption of our new ‘virtual viewing' approach and property valuations by way of video walk-throughs, and with all our staff working safely from home, a quote that really resonated with us this week was “We can’t change the…
Edinburgh AirBnB Landlords
Edinburgh AirBnB Landlords - How to Switch to Long-Term Letting
As most Edinburgh AirBnB Landlords will be aware, Covid-19 (and more specifically social distancing) has had a profound impact on the hospitality and tourism sectors within our beautiful city. For the foreseeable future, the Government has strongly advised against unnecessary travel so it may be a good idea to…
New Efficiency Regulations
Energy Efficiency Regulations & Exemptions
*Please note that due to COVID-19 the below guidance has been deferred for the time being*   Scotland’s New Energy Efficiency Regulations have been approved today by ministers, with the new regulations coming into effect as of 1st April 2020.   Scottishlandlords.com report that Private Rented Sector Properties will…
Tenant Find Only - What You Need To Know
Tenant Find Only – What You Need To Know
In this piece we discuss tenant find only services and why it may not provide as much value now as it did before the new private residential tenancy agreements (PRT) with specialist insight from our in-house lettings expert, Mhairi-Clare Galletta (or MC for short!). Mhairi-Clare Galletta (MC), New Business Executive…