Home |  Blog |  Contact Us |  Switch to us 
Free registration of tenancy deposits in Scotland from our offices in Glasgow.
twitter
Payments powered by WorldPay
Debit MasterCard JCB Maestro Visa Debit

Please note that we do not accept payment by credit card. We are happy to accept payment by debit card.

SafeDeposits Scotland Blog

Viewing category Landlords and Agents

Blog Home
1 2 3 4... Next »
Comment on Our Chief Executive is sleeping rough for Social Bite

Our Chief Executive is sleeping rough for Social Bite

Posted on Wednesday 23rd of November 2016

Along with 100 other Scottish business leaders, our Chief Executive, Jennifer Paice, is taking part in Social Bite's CEO Sleep Out: Anyone who knows me knows how much I hate the cold, so sleeping out in Charlotte Square next month with only a sleeping bag to keep me warm is going to be a huge challenge! We will be braving a cold Scottish winter's night on December 15th to raise funds for Scotland's most vulnerable people and Social Bite's work in helping them find...Read More

Comment on Five Common Pet Mistakes

Five Common Pet Mistakes

Posted on Monday 31st of October 2016

In this edition of our 'Five Common… Mistakes' blog series, we're talking about common mistakes landlords, letting agents and tenants make when submitting evidence about a pet living in the property: 1. Missing pet clause If a landlord or letting agent doesn't allow pets in their property, this should be specified in the tenancy agreement. However, if pets are allowed, this should be reflected within the tenancy agreement with a 'pet clause'. The Dogs...Read More

Comment on Achieve your qualification, protect your role and your clients into 2018 and beyond

Achieve your qualification, protect your role and your clients into 2018 and beyond

Posted on Monday 10th of October 2016

All letting agents managing property in Scotland need to be aware of the Letting Agent Code of Practice being introduced by the Scottish Government in January 2018. It sounds a long way off but the Code will require agents to make changes and train staff and that means preparation needs to start in offices across Scotland straight away. Firstly, familiarise yourself with the requirements of the Code. The Scottish Government want to ensure the Private Rented Sector in Scotland is...Read More

Comment on Win together on International Tenants Day

Win together on International Tenants Day

Posted on Monday 3rd of October 2016

A good relationship between a landlord or agent and tenant is key to a happy tenancy and a win win for both parties. On the first Monday of October every year, International Tenants Day is celebrated around the world. To mark the occasion, SafeDeposits would like to give you the opportunity to nominate your tenant for the chance to win £50 in Marks & Spencer vouchers. To say thank you for taking part, if they win, you'll win £50 in Marks & Spencer vouchers too! So, if you...Read More

Comment on Scottish Housing Day

Scottish Housing Day

Posted on Monday 19th of September 2016

Scottish Housing Day Today – Monday 19th September 2016 – is the very first Scottish Housing Day. A project by the Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland, Scottish Housing Day is all about getting to know more about your options when you're looking for a home. There are 5,373,000 living in Scotland and we all need a safe place to live. It's not always easy to understand the housing options available though, so the Scottish Housing Day website has been set up...Read More

Comment on Renting tips for students

Renting tips for students

Posted on Friday 9th of September 2016

More students than ever are renting and we've learnt a few things over the years. A lot of students leave home or university accommodation to move into their first student property without really knowing much about renting. We've got so many suggestions for making your move-in a little easier, but we've put together the most important ones here: 1. COMPLETE YOUR INVENTORY! It may be the last thing on your mind when you're tired after carrying boxes all day but this...Read More

1 2 3 4... Next »