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Kevin Stewart A new statutory Code of Practice for letting agents has come into force, which will improve standards and empower tenants, says Kevin Stewart, minister for local government and housing.

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A new statutory Code of Practice for letting agents, which aims to improve standards and empower tenants, has come into force. Letting agents are required to join a register of letting agents, and key individuals in agencies must meet a minimum level of training. Should they fail to meet the standar

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A free online resource giving tenants and landlords a comprehensive guide to private renting in Scotland was officially relaunched yesterday following a total overhaul. RentingScotland.org has been redeveloped and launched by Shelter Scotland following a funding award of £43,500 from SafeDeposits S

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Private tenants who think they might be owed money can check what they’re due at Scotland’s first ever ‘deposit clinic’ this weekend after it was revealed that more than £200,000 worth of deposits have been left unclaimed by Edinburgh tenants. Running between 10am and 2pm at the foot of the

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More than 30 landlords are operating lucrative short term letting businesses in Scotland’s capital which is adding to the pressure on Edinburgh’s housing stock, new research has found. The report by University of Sheffield academic Alasdair Rae, in partnership with Green MSP Andy Wightman, shows

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Ashley Campbell To mark today’s introduction of the new Private Residential Tenancy, Ashley Campbell outlines the ramifications of the new regime.

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Barry White, Scottish Futures Trust chief executive A strategic partnership has been appointed by Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) to advise on the Scottish Government’s landmark policy for supporting the emerging professionally managed Build-to-Rent (BTR) sector.

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Housing minister Kevin Stewart With just over a week before the introduction of a new private residential tenancy in Scotland, housing minister Kevin Stewart explains why the changes will benefit renters.

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Landlords in Aberdeen and the surrounding area are being invited to attend an information event highlighting changes to Private Rented Sector (PRS) tenancy agreements. A new agreement for all new PRS tenancies is set to come into force from 01 December.

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