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Energy saving tips for the holidays

Posted on Monday 19th of December 2016

With the festive season getting into full swing, it's a time of celebration and catching up with friends and family. But it can also be very cold outside and an expensive time of year, so we wanted to pass on some simple energy saving tips which landlords and tenants can use to help manage their bills this winter: Christmas lighting If you love Christmas lights, take a moment to think about how much they cost to run. The cost will be influenced by many factors including the size...Read More

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Tips to keep your home warm

Posted on Monday 12th of December 2016

Winter is in full swing, and keeping the house warm is essential whether you are a tenant or a landlord looking after a property. The following guide from Compare My Move will help you keep the house warm during these colder months with minimal effort. Let the Light In This might seem obvious, but you should keep your window shades and curtains open during the day so that the natural sunlight heats up the house. As soon as the sun starts to set, close them to retain the heat....Read More

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International Tenants Day winner!

Posted on Monday 5th of December 2016

At SafeDeposits Scotland we know a good relationship between a landlord or letting agency and a tenant is key to a happy tenancy and a win-win for both parties. That's why, to celebrate International Tenants Day, we launched a competition to highlight the positive relationships between people in the private rented sector – and from the hundreds of entries we received we're delighted to hear how many happy people there are in the sector! We asked landlords and letting agents...Read More

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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

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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

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Contact centre team leader wanted

Posted on Monday 24th of October 2016

We're currently growing our team in Glasgow. If you're an experienced and passionate team leader, this could be the perfect opportunity for you! Role: Contact centre team leader/supervisor Location: Glasgow city centre Salary: £21,500 per annum Employment type: Permanent Hours per week: 35 As a contract centre team leader/supervisor you will: Coach, develop, motivate and lead the team of contact centre advisors to enable the business to achieve its aims...Read More