Eviction Grounds in Scotland for Tenant: Essential Information

Eviction Grounds in Scotland for Tenant: Essential Information

Navigating the terrain of eviction laws in Scotland can be a tricky affair for solicitors. Ensuring compliance with these laws while balancing the rights and obligations of both landlords and tenants within a private residential tenancy is paramount. In Scotland, the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 introduced comprehensive changes, aiming to offer security, stability,…

Assessment of council tax and second homes in Scotland

Assessment of council tax and second homes in Scotland

Assessment of council tax and second homes in Scotland During April 2023, the majority of households in Scotland had a 5% rise in council tax, which was consistent with the rises seen in council tax in England. It was anticipated that similar increases would occur in the subsequent year. The surprise declaration by the First…

Understanding Uninsured Risks in Commercial Leases: Essential Information for Landlords and Tenants

Understanding Uninsured Risks in Commercial Leases: Essential Information for Landlords and Tenants

In the realm of commercial leases, the concept of uninsured risks carries significant weight for both landlords and tenants. Understanding these risks and their implications is crucial for effective lease management. Let’s delve into the intricacies of uninsured risks and explore key considerations for both parties. Insured Risks: Information for Landlords and Tenants A Foundation…

Improving the accessibility, adaptation, and usability of residential properties in Scotland

Improving the accessibility, adaptation, and usability of residential properties in Scotland

Improving the accessibility, adaptation, and usability of residential properties in Scotland Currently, new homes constructed by Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) and local authorities, with the assistance of grant funds, must adhere to construction regulations and meet the minimal design criteria outlined as “basic” in the Housing for Varying Needs Design Guide. The design characteristics labelled…

Commercial Leases

Having the right property plays a large part in the success of a business. Our experienced Commercial Conveyancing Solicitors in Glasgow, Edinburgh and throughout Scotland can advise both landlords and tenants on various aspects of commercial conveyancing to help you make the most of your premises. Fixed Fee Leasing a business premises in Scotland Our…