“Know your rights and responsibilities as a landlord regarding private water supplies“ Have you read The Scottish Government’s new private water regulations for landlords? If not, you could be out of pocket—and breaking the law. Proper private water supply maintenance is part and parcel of running an effective rural business. The not-so-new guidelines came into […]
Landlords are legally obligated to conduct Legionella risk assessments on their rental properties, but that doesn’t mean they have to pay for it. Many landlords are being led astray by letting agents who have misinterpreted the government guidelines.
If you own property with tenants in situ, you have a duty-of-care to make their safety a number one priority. If you are renting out an entire house/flat, or if you are renting out a short-term room via a service like Airbnb, or booking.com you are still responsible for the tenant’s health and safety. When […]