Lisa Notner

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 11

Lisa Notner

11:29 AM, 7th April 2018, About 4 years ago

Scottish Labour want 'Mary Barbour' law for the PRS

The new legislation relating to private rentals includes a section that allows councils the right to apply for permission to impliment a 'rent pressure zone'. No council, to my knowledge, has done this so far. Edinburgh Council, I believe, has talked about it but nothing more - so far.
How would these proposed rent control laws fit in with the current 'rent pressure zone' laws?
I'm no expert on this so anyone who does know the facts - would love to hear from you.
Any views on the current 'rent pressure zone' legislation and how it might effect the prs if it was to be implimented.... Read More

Lisa Notner

12:41 PM, 2nd June 2017, About 4 years ago

Scottish Landlord Registration - does it work?

In reply to Jireh,
The owners of the flat I mentioned are a company who happen to operate out of the same building as the Letting Agents!! If as a private individual can see what's going on how come the council can't. As I have said, the legislation is there but to no real effect. If the legislation is not being enforced what is the point of it? And as Chris says 'what is the revenue being used for'.
I think the powers that be in England would do well to take a careful look at Scotland (and Wales for that matter) before they embark on a blanket registration scheme.... Read More

Lisa Notner

9:43 AM, 18th May 2017, About 4 years ago

Free property alert from Land Registry to avoid property fraud

Does anyone know if this fraud has happened to Scottish properties? Is there a similar property alert system for the Scottish Land Registry?... Read More

Lisa Notner

12:36 PM, 21st February 2017, About 5 years ago

Generation Rent have produced a video telling tenants "How to Fight a Rent Hike in 10 Steps"

just read this 10 point guide. Point 10 states that inflation is at zero!!! really. And there was me thinking it was at 1.8.
This kind of misinformation doesn't hep anyone.... Read More

Lisa Notner

10:07 AM, 25th January 2017, About 5 years ago

Sliding scale of rents depending on tenant risk?

Thanks for your reply Robert. I can see that discounts from the set rate could be problematic. Perhaps the sliding scale rent depending on risk is a better option.... Read More