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Recent Posts

01
Feb
2021

Private Rental – Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (EPCs)

We have finally received a statement from Scottish Government regarding Private Rental Sector Energy Efficiency Standards. Please see below. Private Rented Property Regulations (Scotland) Energy Efficiency Will Be Delayed with no fixed date agreed to bring into law. What this …
04
Dec
2020

2020

It has been a difficult year for everyone around the globe and I am sure we will all be glad to see the back of 2020. The team at Struan Baptie Property Management Ltd have worked incredibly hard through these …
03
Dec
2020

Tenant Hardship Loan Fund – Now Live

The Scottish Government’s £10 million tenant hardship loan fund is due to open for applications on 7 December 2020 and its online portal, which provides details of the fund, is now live. https://tenanthardshiploan.est.org.uk/ This fund will offer loans to tenants both …
22
Jun
2020

Covid-19 Update – Viewings

Covid-19 Update – Viewings Further to the latest Government guidelines, we are now in a position to allow in person viewings as of Monday 29th June 2020. Our viewing agent, George, will be back on Wednesday 1st July and I …
22
May
2020

Bank Holiday 25th May 2020

Bank Holiday 25th May Please note that our office will be closed on Monday 25th May for the bank holiday. We are currently working with limited staff but my team have continued to work incredibly hard throughout the lockdown and …
06
May
2020

Covid-19 Loans for Landlords

We wish to advise that the Private Rented Sector Landlord (non-business) Covid-19 Loan is now open for applications. The interest free loan will be available to registered landlords with 5 or less rental properties and will cover lost rental income from …
13
Apr
2020

Covid-19 – Advice for Tenants

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to change rapidly, and with this, so does the advice and guidance available for tenants. The purpose of this page is to provide the most up to date information for tenants. We will update this page …
09
Apr
2020

Covid-19 :FAQs for private landlords

Covid-19 :FAQs for private landlords regarding changes to residential tenancies as a result of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 Guidance on how private landlords should deal with rent and terminating tenancies following the introduction of The Coronavirus (Scotland) Act. What …
30
Mar
2020

New EPC Regulations postponed due to Covid-19 crisis

The Energy Efficiency (Domestic Private Rented Property) (Scotland) Regulations 2020 have now been indefinitely postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis. The regulations were due to come into force on 1 April 2020, which required all properties in Scotland’s private rented …
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