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14 Sep 2021
Scottish Government update framework for letting agent compliance

Requirements and expectations have been clarified in an update provided to Scotland’s private rented sector (PRS), particularly on training and registration.

04 Aug 2020
Scottish Government continue to refuse LARN applications

14 applications from agents requesting a letting agent register number (LARN) have been refused by the Scottish Government, with the specifics for the refusals not yet specified in the most recent update, however, details for some of the refusals will be published shortly.

04 Mar 2020
Scottish Letting Agent Registration figures update

The number of approved letting agents managing properties in Scotland now totals 889 with applications still undergoing the registration processes.

20 Dec 2019
Scottish Letting Agent Registration figures update

The number of letting agents in Scotland who are now operating with a Letting Agent Registration Number (LARN) stands at 863. With 32 applications having been withdrawn.

12 Nov 2019
Scottish Letting Agent Registration figures update

The number of letting agents in Scotland who are now operating with a Letting Agent Registration Number (LARN) stands at 837 from 977 applications received by the Scottish Government.

01 Jul 2019
Scottish Letting Agent Registration figures update

The number of letting agents in Scotland who have now been issued with a Letting Agent Registration Number (LARN) now stands at 687 from the 938 applications received by the Scottish Government.

02 May 2019
Latest Scottish Letting Agent Registration figures released

The Scottish Government has confirmed 562 agents have had their applications approved and have now been issued with a Letting Agent Registration Number (LARN). This is on a total of 914 applications received to date.

14 Mar 2019
2019 Propertymark Scottish National Conference — informative and educational

With the threat of hurricane Gareth looming, it didn’t put off the hardy Scottish estate and lettings agents from ascending to Glasgow on 13 March for a programme filled with heavy legislation issues mixed with a touch of light-hearted tips and information.

01 Mar 2019
Scottish Letting Agent Registration figures released

The Scottish Government have confirmed 367 agents have had their applications approved and have now been issued with a Letting Agent Registration Number (LARN). This is on a total of only 889 applications received to date.

12 Feb 2019
Have you provided your tenants and landlords a copy of the Letting Agent Code of Practice?

If you're an agent operating in Scotland and the answer is no, then you'd better be prepared for a First Tier Tribunal decision against you as illustrated by a recent case highlighted below.

18 Jul 2018
Fact sheet: The Letting Agent Registration (Scotland) Regulations 2016

The Housing (Scotland) Act was passed on 1 August 2014 and sets out the Scottish Government’s plan to improve levels of service and professionalism from letting agents.

12 Jun 2018
Advice on joint tenancies in Scotland

Since the introduction of the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016, agents have had to adapt to working with the new Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) and get to grips with what that means for them on a day to day basis. One issue that was raised as a potential problem was how to deal with joint tenancies under a PRT where one tenant wants to leave.

31 Jan 2018
Scottish Letting Agent Code of Practice

The Letting Agent Code of Practice (Scotland) Regulations 2016 came into force on 31 January 2018 and applies to every person who carries out letting agency work in Scotland.

14 Sep 2017
Fact sheet: The Letting Agent Code of Practice (Scotland) Regulations 2016

The Housing (Scotland) Act gives powers to the Scottish Government to create a Code of Practice and introduces new rules, which all letting agents must follow. Read this fact sheet to see how the code of practice affects you.