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    Hi Katherine with regards to your charge of an...

    Hi Katherine with regards to your charge of an extra 2.5% for providing rental guarantee, there are various Edinburgh Letting Agents who provide guaranteed rent at market rates as standard.

    So a...
  2. Has anyone read the second consultation on the tenancy regime?

    http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2015/03/6142/downloads#res474354

    It is bizarre and completely unworkable!

    e.g.

    1 Ground for repossession if landlord is selling the property

    We...
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    Most of the top Edinburgh Letting Agents provide...

    Most of the top Edinburgh Letting Agents provide Rent Guarantee of the actual rent whilst the flat is let (as opposed to the Northwood model of lower rents but rent paid even when the flat is empty).
  4. Thanks for the info, this seems a very sensible...

    Thanks for the info, this seems a very sensible course of action to clarify a grey area and a EICR every five years seems entirely reasonable.

    The only drawback is that it may prove expensive for...
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    Citylets which charges has 7,938 properties for...

    Citylets which charges has 7,938 properties for let whilst East hub home choice which is free has 24 properties for let.

    This just seems like a complete waste of public money.
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    It would appear that the courts want this issue...

    It would appear that the courts want this issue to be a very black and white issue.

    If for whatever reason you fail to comply in full with the requirements of the law on tenancy deposit then you...
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    It wouldn't surprise me especially as you often...

    It wouldn't surprise me especially as you often hear how the German model with rent controls is the way to go.

    What the downside of the German model is that there is hardly any home ownership in...
  8. Can't see a lot wrong with this campaign and I am...

    Can't see a lot wrong with this campaign and I am glad that Shelter are using their vast resources campaigning against the small minority of rogue landlords rather than using their vast resources to...
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    Quite a good article by NLA unfortunately from...

    Quite a good article by NLA unfortunately from reading other articles on this matter such as the one in The Scotsman below it would appear that the Scottish Government are going to implement these...
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    I think that this will be another own goal...

    I think that this will be another own goal following the ban on letting fees that has led to the large rent rises as reported by Citylets.

    The supply of properties in the PRS is already...
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    It sounds like you have been unfortunate having...

    It sounds like you have been unfortunate having chosen a property with a extremely bad landlord.

    Thankfully 99.9% of LLs are not like this and I hope and expect you will be successful in your...
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    It would be unusual for the landlord to do the...

    It would be unusual for the landlord to do the adjudication process rather than the LA who will have more experience of the process.

    The reason could be that the LA doesn't agree with the...
  13. As a rental return Edinburgh proves poor value as...

    As a rental return Edinburgh proves poor value as yields are only about 4% from one and two bedroom properties. HMO properties have higher yields at 5-6% but the costs and extra work involved can be...
  14. Albaman, I don't think SAL agree with you...

    Albaman,

    I don't think SAL agree with you regarding rent in advance.

    https://www.scottishlandlords.com/NewsPolicy/PolicyItem.aspx?ArticleId=179

    In this link they claim they have successfully...
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    I would imagine that the amount of part...

    I would imagine that the amount of part time/reluctant landlords in the UK would dwarf the professional landlords.

    Also professional landlords tend to concentrate on the bottom end of the market...
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    Turkeys voting for Christmas!

    Turkeys voting for Christmas!
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    A person who wants to buy a property.

    A person who wants to buy a property.
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    I think it's hard enough to get landlords to...

    I think it's hard enough to get landlords to commit for six months let alone three years. I think if this comes to light most landlords will vote with their feet and sell up.

    Red Ed just doesn't...
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    The result of the consultation was a change to...

    The result of the consultation was a change to the definition of a premium so the law was amended.

    The consultation process gave three options two options were for referencing fees to be legal and...
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    In this case the Sheriff appears to have been...

    In this case the Sheriff appears to have been heavily influenced by the Governments position on the charging of referencing fees however as section 3.10 of the link below proves, the Government only...
  21. Thanks for the link, for reasons known only to...

    Thanks for the link, for reasons known only to them SAL have only reported on the 2nd reason why the sheriff in the CKD Galbraith case ruled that the referencing fee was not a premium and omitted the...
  22. Since this thread started it has come to light...

    Since this thread started it has come to light that there has been a court ruling at a Sheriff Court were CKD Galbraith back in July 2013 successfully argued the case that their referencing fee was...
  23. We also asked housing law specialist Rory Cowan...

    We also asked housing law specialist Rory Cowan from Kerr Stirling to comment. He said:

    “Unfortunately this case does not give us any further guidance on historic charges made before the change...
  24. http://www.loudemail.com/view-newsletter/1476/4781...

    http://www.loudemail.com/view-newsletter/1476/478135
  25. Poll: I agree there should be a standard. I don't...

    I agree there should be a standard.

    I don't agree that it should only affect the private rental sector.

    For older properties that haven't had an EICR recently there are likely to be...
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