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Is a Scottish landlord exodus on the cards?

Following the recent Conservative election win, the English and Welsh PRS have breathed a sigh of relief with regards to the Labour parties proposed rent controls and longer tenancies. Neil Woodhead at Ready Rentals looks at the implications for Scotland. Are you aware of the latest Scottish PRS strategy? The Scottish [...]


Things you didn’t know about being a landlord

Paperwork is your best friend The problem with paperwork is that we never really look at it until it’s needed, and then it’s too late… If you have to go to court to gain possession of a property, you will need to make sure that you have everything in place before you start proceedings, [...]


How to deal with a ‘missing landlord’

Landlords may be “missing” or uncontactable for a number of reasons.  It is important to establish, early on, if the landlord is truly “missing” for the purposes of the legislation to which this article will refer. In any event it will be important to be able to show to the Court that efforts have [...]


Dos and don’ts of being a landlord

Managing a residential lettings property means covering all the bases – a combination of common sense, practical organisation and using a letting agent who signs up to the standards of a professional body such as ARLA (Association of Residential Letting Agents). Alongside this there are a range of basic do’s and don’ts; ARLA [...]


Buy-to-let landlord? Don’t forget your January tax return

There’s more to being a landlord than collecting rental payments and deposits. Paying your tax is one job you really need to be on top of – and the clock is ticking. You must complete the online tax return by 31 January (if you’ve not paid in another way by 31 October 2014) having [...]


Your moving house checklist SOS

When you’re moving home, there’s so much to think about and organise. To help make the process a little simpler, why not check out our quick checklist of utility reminders. Post: Those final bills, magazine subscriptions or the store card vouchers you’ve been saving up may still be addressed to your previous home. To give [...]