Sustainable Property Management: A Guide for Landlords in Scotland

In recent years, the concept of sustainability has become increasingly important in all aspects of our lives, including the management of rental properties. The Scottish Government has set out targets for landlords to ensure their properties meet a certain standard of energy efficiency by the end of 2028, so it’s a good idea to start …

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Lets Talk with Andrew Williamson

In episode 86, we sit down with Andrew Williamson, the Property Management Manager at Aberdein Considine. With over 15 years of experience in the property sector and a diverse range of qualifications, Andrew brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. Starting with his journey back to Aberdein Considine after nearly seven years, Andrew shares …

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Expert Tips for Getting your Tenancy Deposit Back

Getting your tenancy deposit back after moving out of a rented property in Scotland can be straightforward if you know what steps to follow. Whether you’re renting your first flat or moving on to somewhere new, ensuring that you get your deposit back is very important for your financial stability. Follow some practical advice to …

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How Technology Can Help Scottish Landlords and Tenants Save on Battery Usage

Image Source: Freepik Energy costs are steadily rising. At the same time, environmental awareness is also becoming increasingly valuable. Therefore, modern society is moving more and more towards the use of the latest energy-efficient technologies. This is done in order to reduce resource consumption and CO2 emissions, i.e. minimise the negative impact on the ecosystem. …

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What does the Collapse of the Bute House Agreement mean for the Housing Sector?

They say 24 hours is a long time in politics, an adage that has never been truer for Scottish politics than in the last week of April 2024. The dismay with missed climate targets moved quickly from sabre rattling and a threatened members vote in the Green party to an unceremoniously sacking of the two …

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Housing (Scotland) Bill: Rent Controls

The much anticipated first draft of the Housing Bill (the Bill) which (when/if passed will become the Housing (Scotland) Act 2025) was published by the Scottish Government on 26 March 2024. As with all bills the wording of some can change and provisions can be added or removed as it goes through the various stages …

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