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  1. A rent increase can only be enforced if such...

    A rent increase can only be enforced if such provision is made in the Tenancy Agreement for this. Mutual agreements are fine but if tenant declines then an increase cannot be made.

    If there is no...
  2. You may only increase the rent if the tenancy...

    You may only increase the rent if the tenancy agreement allows for this. If it does not then you will not be able to increase the rent.
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    The Finance Secretary yesterday announced that he...

    The Finance Secretary yesterday announced that he plans to introduce a 3% Additional Levy on the purchase of 2nd and Buy to Let properties from April 2016.
    As set out in the Draft Budget 2016-17,...
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    The changes announced in the Autumn Statement...

    The changes announced in the Autumn Statement will not apply to Scotland.

    There is a separate tax system now in place in Scotland.
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    As you are a resident landlord and exempt from...

    As you are a resident landlord and exempt from Landlord Registration, you did not have to lodge the deposit with one of Deposit Schemes. However you need to remember that the Deposit is your tenant's...
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    If the Washing machine was in the property when...

    If the Washing machine was in the property when the tenant moved in then whether it is on the inventory or not you are responsible for it.
  7. If you moved in June 2014 then the initial period...

    If you moved in June 2014 then the initial period expired December. Tenancy re-establishes on a 6 month basis.
    This means that the Landlord may only serve notice twice a year - every 6 months at the...
  8. If the deposit was not lodged with one of the 3...

    If the deposit was not lodged with one of the 3 Scottish Government Approved Tenancy Deposit Schemes (Safe Deposit Scotland, My Deposits Scotland or LPS Scotland), then you can go to the Sheriff...
  9. How long was the initial tenancy? It is...

    How long was the initial tenancy?

    It is illegal for a Landlord to charge or collect Advance Rent if the tenancy is for 6 months or less, or earlier than 6 months before the end of the tenancy...
  10. PLease remember that it is illegal to charge or...

    PLease remember that it is illegal to charge or collect Advance Rent if the tenancy is for 6 months or less, or earlier than 6 months before the end of the tenancy where the tenancy is for more than...
  11. I assume that the Landlord did not lodge the...

    I assume that the Landlord did not lodge the deposit with one of the 3 Approved Tenancy Deposit Schemes, as required by law, or provide you with the legally prescribed informationabout the Tenacy...
  12. PLease remember that it is illegal to charge or...

    PLease remember that it is illegal to charge or collect Advance Rent if the tenancy is for 6 months or less, or earlier than 6 months before the end of the tenancy where the tenancy is for more than...
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    The EU Services Directive means that LA's cannot...

    The EU Services Directive means that LA's cannot use the fee income of 1 landlord to carry out enforcement action against another. That is why there is a Late Application Fee in the Legislation,...
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    The space standard and occupancy of each room...

    The space standard and occupancy of each room within the house shall be based on the use made of the room.

    Bedrooms

    The minimum width of a bedroom should be 2.25m.

    All bedrooms shall meet...
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    Going to the Sheriff Court and lodge a Small...

    Going to the Sheriff Court and lodge a Small Claims Action is the only route you can take.

    Get legal advice before doing so however.
  16. Report the matter to the Health & Safety...

    Report the matter to the Health & Safety Executive and also the respective Landlord Registration Team.
  17. As far as I understand with any tenancy...

    As far as I understand with any tenancy (residential or otherwise), in the case where the tenant dies, the contract is legally frustrated and comes to an end immediately.
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    With regards to Landlord Registration, the HMRC...

    With regards to Landlord Registration, the HMRC rules define a Holiday Let and whether or not the property meets that exemption.
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    You will need to Register as a Landlord with the...

    You will need to Register as a Landlord with the Local Authority. Although pure holiday lets are exempt from Registration, letting to professionals, even on short term contracts is not. Additionally...
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    This would definitely be illegal. You cannot...

    This would definitely be illegal. You cannot charge advance rent. Even if you could it would be classed as a deposit.

    You can claim rent arrears against the deposit if the tenancy agreement states...
  21. I think you may struggle to get any cleaning work...

    I think you may struggle to get any cleaning work done by yourself included in a successful claim to a deposit company. You could keep receipts for cleaning products and implements, however your time...
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    The portal is only just starting from nothing. We...

    The portal is only just starting from nothing. We need Landlords and Agents to add their properties to the site to make it viable. Once we have reched a few hundred then we will be launching an...
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    The Late Application Fee is a Statutory Charge...

    The Late Application Fee is a Statutory Charge laid down in legislation, and is automatically applied immediately upon the expiry of a Registration. When a Registration expires, it is no longer legal...
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    New Free Property Advertising Portal

    We would like to inform you that the free Property Advertising Portal which has been provided by the East Hub (City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Falkirk, Midlothian, Scottish Borders & West Lothian...
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    There is nothing to stop an Agent or Landlord...

    There is nothing to stop an Agent or Landlord carrying out such checks, however the cost must not be passed to the Tenant or prospective tenant.
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