Category: Deposits

North East Scotland Landlords Praised for Renting Responsibly

When it comes to protecting tenants’ deposits in Scotland, landlords of properties in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire have been proven to be the most responsible. Best protected tenants’ deposits in Scotland SafeDeposits Scotland have analysed the rates of landlords failing to protect tenants’ deposits and found that, based on the decisions made by the First-tier …


Taking Steps to Help Ensure the Return of Your Deposit

Tenancy deposit schemes were first introduced in Scotland in July 2012 to give tenants extra protection from rogue landlords and letting agents withholding part or all of deposits when tenants move on. Deposits must be paid into one of the three approved schemes, namely SafeDeposits Scotland, My Deposits Scotland and Letting Protection Service Scotland, for …