16 / 07 / 2015

The Scottish Government has issued statutory guidance for the provision of carbon monoxide alarms in private rented housing. The guidance will take effect from the 1 December 2015.

The guidance requires a landlord to fit carbon monoxide detector(s) in their property if there is a combustion appliance(s) eg gas boiler to give warning of concentrations of CO gas hazardous to health. See attached information for further details.

19 / 06 / 2015

We’re delighted to announce that James Murray (Aberdeen Branch Manager) and Callum Seale have been awarded full member status by the Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM) after successfully completing their IRPM member examinations. Susan Ryrie (Aberdeen Office) has been awarded Associate status after passing her associate examination.  

24 / 04 / 2015

The Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 introduced by the Scottish Government requires all landlords in the private rented sector to have fixed wiring checks (Electrical Installation Condition Report EICR) carried out at least every five years. As from 1 December 2015, any tenant under a new tenancy commencing on or after this date must be provided with a copy of the property EICR before the tenancy starts.