People also ask

  • What are the different types of tenancies in Scotland?

  • Information for Scottish secure tenants and short Scottish secure tenants. Information on the types of tenancies that exist for tenants of private landlords and the housing rights each type has. Includes regulated tenancies, assured and short assured tenancies, private residential tenancies, common law tenancies and HMOs.

  • What are my rights if I rent from the Council in Scotland?

  • If you rent from the council, you will either be a Scottish secure tenant or a short Scottish secure tenant. Scottish secure tenants have strong tenancy rights. There is a right to have certain repairs carried out within set timescales. You will also have the right to pass on your tenancy to family.

  • Why choose an agent when renting a property in Scotland?

  • The recommended option would be to choose an agent. Why? Because it simply offers the best protection when you’re renting any Scottish property and guarantees a certain security as they are registered with a trading body or similar association.

  • What is the Private Rented Sector Strategy for Scotland?

  • ‘ A place to stay, a place to call home: a strategy for the private rented sector in Scotland ‘ details our vision for the private rented sector, which is one that provides good-quality homes and high management standards, inspires consumer confidence and encourages growth through attracting increased investment.