New HMO rules now in force

Changes to landlord licensing scheme rules are now in force. Effective 1 October 2018, mandatory HMO licensing has been extended to most Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) that are occupied by five or more people who are not all related, and where there is some sharing of facilities. The scheme was previously restricted to properties […]

Compulsory Scottish Letting Agent Register – Deadline TODAY

Today is the deadline for agents operating in Scotland to join the Scottish Letting Agent Register. The Letting Agent Code of Practice was introduced on January 31 2018 and all agencies are required to follow the new rules. If you currently carry out letting agency work in Scotland and want to continue doing so, you […]