letting agent registration requirements in Scotland
Some guidance on understanding the training requirements that apply to letting agents.
Many will know that the new First-tier Tribunal: Housing and Property Chamber is due to come into existence on 1st December 2016. The entire functions of the Private Rented Housing Panel will transfer to the First-tier Tribunal from that date and new forms have been published in the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Housing and Property […]
Further to our last blog, it should be noted that there is a new Tenant Information Pack to be used from 1st December 2016. This has been amended to reflect the transfer of functions of the Private Rented Housing Panel to the new First-tier Tribunal. Landlords have a statutory duty under section 30A of the […]
What happens to existing Short Assured Tenancies when the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 comes into force?
The Scottish Government has just published guidance on the new Private Residential Tenancies (PRTs). Introduced by the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 (2016 Act), PRTs are to be the standard form of private sector residential lets and will replace assured and short assured tenancies once the 2016 Act is in force. There is still […]