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Eviction and Civil Proceedings Decisions

Posted on September 24, 2019 by Carol in Landlords, Uncategorized

    For any private landlords out there who are possibly a little concerned as to whether their prospective tenant is going to be a good, rent paying, law abiding tenant, the First Tier Tribunal for Scotland (Housing and Property Chamber) has a page on their website which shows information on eviction and civil proceedings […]

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The Importance of Home Visits

Posted on September 13, 2019 by Carol in Landlords

The Importance of Home Checks                     Recently, I’ve had two occasions to speak to landlords who have used my services to find them a tenant, thereafter managing the property by themselves.   Both landlords had these tenants for a relatively long term period –  over two years.  […]

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Landlord Registration changes from 16 September 2019

Posted on August 15, 2019 by Carol in Landlords

From 16th September 2019, changes to what information is required when landlords register themselves with the local authorities will come into force. It will not affect existing registrations until the come up for renewal, but all with all new registrations from 16th September, landlords will have to declare that their property meets the Repairing Standard, […]

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Ardanach Owner is a Finalist for the Professional of the Year Award with ASB

Posted on July 30, 2019 by Carol in Landlords, Tenants

Ardanach are delighted to announce that our owner and Managing Director, Carol Dickie, is a finalist for ‘Professional of the Year’ Award with the Association of Scottish Businesswomen.  Carol said ‘I am absolutely delighted to be placed as a finalist among such a wonderful group of inspiring businesswomen and look forward to the final at […]

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The Kiltwalk 2019

Posted on July 30, 2019 by Carol in Uncategorized

Our owner, Carol Dickie walked the 23 mile Glasgow Kiltwalk in April to raise funds for local charity, Break The Silence.  Break the Silence offer holistic support to survivors of child and sexual abuse.  Carol completed the walk in good time considering she had a twisted and swollen ankle!  

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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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