January 2018 – Letting Agents Code

The “Code” here is nothing to do with Da Vinci but is more prosaic. On 31st January, the Letting Agent Code of Practice came into force. The Regulations (the Letting Agent Code of Practice (Scotland) Regulations 2016) include the 25-page … More

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March 2017 – Letting Agents Register & Code of Practice

Section 29 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 requires the setting up of a mandatory register of letting agents and section 43 gave Scottish Ministers power to set out a code of practice about letting agency work. The Letting Agent … More

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LET IT

LET IT – be known that letting agents can be sanctioned for failing to comply with Tenancy Deposit Scheme rules. For the first time, a letting agent, rather than a landlord, has been penalised since the introduction of regulations imposing … More

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