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Spam attack on Scottish Association of Landlords Landlord News, Latest Articles, Property News

Spam Attack on Scottish Association of LandlordsWe suspect that hackers have been busy trying to get into our systems over the last 48 hours via a spam attack of Scottish Association of Landlords membership enquiry forms hosted on our systems.

They didn’t manage to get in of course as our security is incredibly robust. However, we first noticed this when somebody sent in a very strange message including a cake recipe. Continue reading Spam attack on Scottish Association of Landlords


Landlord registration is costing £400,000 per rogue Landlord News, Latest Articles, Property News, UK Property Forum for Buy to Let Landlords

Landlord registration is costing £400,000 per rogueA multi-million pound scheme introduced to crack down on rogue landlords has resulted in only 11 people being reported to the procurator fiscal in two years.

The Landlord Registration Scheme has so far cost landlords and the taxpayer nearly £18 million since 2006, figures obtained by the Scottish Conservatives have revealed.

That breakdown revealed responsible landlords have paid £11.2 million in fees, while the start-up Scottish Government grant for the scheme was £5.2 million. Annual running fees for the website since 2006 are estimated to be just under £300,000. Continue reading Landlord registration is costing £400,000 per rogue


Rents rising in Scotland Landlord News, Latest Articles, Property News

Rents rising in ScotlandA new era for the rental sector has been confirmed with a sharp rise in rental prices across Scotland, particularly in Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

Property experts who have carefully tracked the state of the Scottish rental market for more than five years believe the rise could be as a result of significant changes imposed on the sector during 2012. Continue reading Rents rising in Scotland


Letting Agents Division launched by Scottish Association of Landlords Landlord News, Latest Articles, Lettings & Management, Property News

Scottish Association of LandlordsFollowing a recent board meeting, Scottish Association of Landlords “SAL” directors are pleased to announce they intend to launch a letting agent division in the Spring of 2013. The new Letting Agents Division will focus on campaigning for and supporting letting agents in Scotland. Continue reading Letting Agents Division launched by Scottish Association of Landlords


Scottish Landlords – Tenancy Deposit Protection Deadline TODAY! Buy to Let News, Landlord News, Latest Articles, Lettings & Management, Property Investment News, Property Market News, Property News

Tenancy Deposit Protection Deadline for Scottish LandlordsDo you let out a property in Scotland?

The deadline for protecting your tenancy deposits is TODAY, Tuesday the 13th of November 2012. Not only must you be registered with the appropriate local authority and transfer existing deposits, you now need to provide new tenants with details of the tenancy scheme you are using to safeguard their deposit. Continue reading Scottish Landlords – Tenancy Deposit Protection Deadline TODAY!


Scotland’s private rents rise to new high Landlord News, Latest Articles, Property Investment News, Property Market News, Property News

Scottish Association of LandlordsAhead of Scotland’s largest gathering of landlords in Edinburgh, at the sold-out National Landlord Day Conference on 6 Nov, the Scottish Association of Landlords reports that according to research carried out by leading internet advertising portal Citylets, average mix adjusted rents reached a new high for Scotland of £672 in the third quarter of 2012, Dan Cookson, Market analyst says: Continue reading Scotland’s private rents rise to new high


Randall Taylor of Inchin Development and Letting Glasgow GOOD Landlords Campaign Sponsors

The GOOD Landlords CampaignRandall Taylor of Inchin Development & Letting Glasgow

I have been a landlord since 1975, believe in keeping up to date with all regulations and I am a member of the Scottish Association of landlords.

I believe in providing good quality safe accommodation and I treat my tenants with respect and respond as quickly as possible to maintenance issues.

I will consider pets and benefits tenants subject to guarantees. Most of my properties are let to D.H.S.S. I do not intend to sell any of my properties. I have three sons who will be carrying on the company. Four of my tenants have pets, a dog, 3 cats, a snake and an aquarium. All of the properties are of a very high standard, and have gas s/h, d/g, fire blankets, fire extinguishers, smoke and carbon monoxide alarms and washing machines,

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Spotlight on John Blackwood of the Scottish Association of Landlords Landlord News, Latest Articles, Property News, PRS Centres of Influence, UK Property Forum for Buy to Let Landlords

John Blackwood Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL)

John Blackwood Policy and Parlimentary Director

John Blackwood has worked in the private rented sector for nearly 20 years and has extensive experience in advising both landlords and tenants on landlord and tenant relationships and advising both the Scottish Government and Scottish Parliament on housing policy in the private rented sector in Scotland.

Widely recognised as the foremost expert on all aspects of the Scottish private rented sector, he is constantly in demand to train landlords and agents all over the country. John is Policy and Parliamentary Affairs director of the Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL), managing director of the Gladstones group of letting agencies and chairman of Landlord Accreditation Scotland (LAS). John is regularly called upon to address local authority landlord forums and comment in the press on topical issues affecting letting. Continue reading Spotlight on John Blackwood of the Scottish Association of Landlords


Invitation from the Scottish Association of Landlords Landlord News, Latest Articles, Press, Property Investment News, Property Market News, Property News

Scottish Association of LandlordsNational Landlord Day, the major conference and exhibition from the Scottish Association of Landlords is now the largest landlord conference in the UK.

The 2012 event will be the fifth year for this popular event, bigger and better than ever and taking place at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh on 6 November 2012. Having been a sell out every year, our team is looking forward to welcoming over 400 people to National Landlord Day this year. Continue reading Invitation from the Scottish Association of Landlords


Landlords Associations – a list of them all with links Landlord News, Latest Articles, NLA - National Landlords Association, Property Investment Strategies, Property News, Tenant Eviction

Landlords AssociationI’m not a member of just one landlords association, I joined two!

I don’t know which Landlords Association is best, what I can tell you is which ones I joined and why they are the right ones for me. I’m also interested in whether YOU are a member of a Landlords Association and why you decided that was the best one for you. Continue reading Landlords Associations – a list of them all with links


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