Scotland leading the lettings industry

Legal - Key attached to a house Discussion are under way in Scotland, where it is the view of one of their agents, that the government is going too far, to expect the Letting Agent Code of Practice to be implemented in January 2018.  It is the part where agents become responsible for safety in properties owned by Landlords whose properties they manage.

In practice this means that the Landlord is no longer responsible alone, for the safety of the properties they own, and have to put right something like unsafe wiring or falling down ceiling plasterwork, or risk having the Lettings Agent end their association.

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