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Scottish Letting Agent Register – We are now registered!

Posted on May 22, 2018 by Carol in Uncategorized

Ardanach Lettings Ltd are delighted to confirm that we have now been approved for entry in to the Scottish Letting Agent Register.  All those currently carrying out letting agency work (as defined by section 61 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014) must have applied to join the register by 1 October 2018, so we are […]

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CIH Certification – LETWELL programme

Posted on June 22, 2017 by Carol in Landlords, Tenants

Ardanach Lettings are delighted to announce that Carol Dickie has achieved the CIH Level 3 Certificate in letting and managing residential property – LETWELL programme.  Carol was on one of the first courses to be run in Scotland and proves our aim to keep ahead of the changes in legislation in the best interests of […]

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Clarification on the new Private Rented Tenancy Agreements

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Carol in Landlords

CLA and SAL have issued clarification on the new PRT (Private Rented Tenancy Agreement) when it is implemented circa December 2017.  Many landlords have already questioned whether it is going to affect any current Short Assured Tenancies i.e. when they are due to be renewed, will they have to change to a PRT? SAL have confirmed […]

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New Qualification for the Regulation of Letting Agents – LETWELL

Posted on October 7, 2016 by Carol in Landlords, Tenants

Well, it’s been a very busy few months at Ardanach Lettings which is why the blog page has been so quiet.  Having said that, I did manage to get four days holiday abroad last month (the first in some years!) which was wonderful and re-energising! It’s been all hands on deck since returning and we […]

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Latest Private Rented Sector Report from ARLA

Posted on March 23, 2016 by Carol in Landlords

Interesting reading.  Follow the link below to read the latest report from ARLA on the Private Rented Sector.  It would appear to show that many agents feel that the new stamp duty reforms on buy-to-let property will lead to a drop in available stock for renters which may in turn lead to raised rental costs for […]

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Too Scared to Move Letting Agent?

Posted on March 20, 2016 by Carol in Landlords

Too Scared to Move Letting Agent?? Over many years working in residential lettings, I’ve regularly attended networking and business/social events and I’ve been amazed at how often over these years, on meeting a landlord who uses an agent, I’ve listened to them bang on about how dreadful their current letting agent is – rent is […]

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Communication is King!

Posted on March 7, 2016 by Carol in Tenants

Communication is King! Life isn’t always a bowl of cherries.  Sometimes the proverbial hits the fan unexpectedly.  These days no one’s job is absolutely guaranteed.  We all know this and many have experienced losing a job they thought was secure. Sometimes tenants find themselves in a panic because they have lost their job through no […]

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End of Tenancy Disputes – Negotiating with your Tenants

Posted on January 8, 2016 by Carol in Landlords, Uncategorized

Just reading another great little online booklet of advice from MyDeposits Scotland.  There can be many situations during a tenancy which may call for some negotiation.   It is very important for landlords to have a well documented inventory to protect themselves at the end of the tenancy should there be issues with cleanliness or […]

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Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 – Changes in Legislation

Posted on July 31, 2015 by Carol in Landlords

I attended a seminar run by LAS yesterday afternoon about the changes in legislation with regard to Health and Safety and how it affects landlords.  I have to say that they are a great help in clarifying the main points of current and new legislation which can be pretty confusing for the layman to fully grasp! […]

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Thinking of Investing in Property – become a successful Landlord with our help!

Posted on June 7, 2015 by Carol in Landlords

For anyone looking to invest in property and become a landlord, now is a good time be looking to buy.  There are some great deals out there with the market still a little slow and the potential yield you could achieve on a buy to let property is attractive. Some examples of a good potential […]

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