A guide for first-time landlords in Scotland

Being a first-time landlord is an exciting new venture, but it comes with responsibilities and challenges. Whether you’re considering managing your property independently or...

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5 Reasons to enter the private rental sector in 2024

  Are you considering entering the potentially lucrative world of the private rental sector in Scotland? At Tay Letting, we are here to guide...

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Furnished or unfurnished? What’s better for your rental property?

When preparing a rental property for the market, landlords are faced with a crucial decision: should they furnish the property or leave it unfurnished?...

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Tay Letting’s review of the CityLets Q1 2022 report

What is the CityLets quarterly report?   CityLets is a long-established rental property portal that has published quarterly rental market reports since 2007. The...

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Should tenants have a right to keep pets in private rented properties?

At the moment, less than 10% of rental properties are currently advertised as suitable for pets, leaving pet-owners with limited options, and landlords coping...

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The laws around tenant evictions in Scotland are changing: Here’s what you need to know

In recent weeks, you might have heard that changes are coming to the laws around tenant evictions in Scotland. We’re here to explain the...

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What Edinburgh’s new ‘short term let control zone’ means for the rental property market

As of the 23rd February 2022, Edinburgh City Council voted to bring in new regulations, designating the entire city a ‘Short Term Let (STL)...

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Top Tip for Tenants: Beware of rental scams

If you’ve seen a property advertised for rent on the likes of Gumtree or Facebook Marketplace, and you think the price looks too good...

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Are you getting the most out of your letting agents? Here’s what they are responsible for

  We know that looking after a property and tenants is a lot of work, especially if you have a portfolio.    At Tay...

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Everything you need to know about the rental sector boom

Everything you need to know about the rental sector boom   In this blog, we’ll take you through the trends we’ve noticed in the...

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