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Landlord Legal Update – for the real Northerners (…Scotland) Buy to Let News, HMO's & Student Lets, Latest Articles, UK Property Forum for Buy to Let Landlords

Are you looking for a legal update in relation to landlord matters north of the border, in particular the tenancy deposit scheme? We’ve been regular readers and admirers of the Property118 blog for some time and have always had the strange idea that perhaps something was missing. We now think it might be the lack of blog articles from someone in Scotland. To those of you who don’t know, Scotland is that bit of Britain which is much further north than the area that everyone in London calls “the North”. As someone who lives in a place where Manchester is 200 miles to the south, I always find it highly amusing to hear Mancunians called “northerners”. Continue reading Landlord Legal Update – for the real Northerners (…Scotland)

Landlords Snubbing Registration Face £50,000 Fines Landlord Law, Latest Articles

Thousands of property investors face fines of up to £50,000 for ignoring laws requiring them to sign-up to a landlords register in Scotland.

No-one is sure how many rogue landlords are ignoring the law – but the worry is they face a double whammy of tax and fines if they sign the register.

The authorities north of the border suspect many are not giving their details to council because they are concerned the information will also go to HM Revenue & Customs. Continue reading Landlords Snubbing Registration Face £50,000 Fines

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