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MARCH 2015

05/03/2015

FALKIRK LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - New to Letting: your obligations as a landlord


10/03/2015

EAST AYRSHIRE LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Tenancy Agreements and Notices


11/03/2015

STIRLING LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Managing Common Repairs


12/03/2015

FULLY BOOKED - RESERVE LIST ONLY

MIDLOTHIAN LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Dealing with Complaints and Disputes


17/03/2015

INVERCLYDE LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Tenancy Agreements and Repossession


18/03/2015

SOUTH LANARKSHIRE LANDLORD TRAINING - New to Letting: your obligations as a landlord


18/03/2015

EAST LOTHIAN LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Creating Inventories and Adjudication


19/03/2015

ABERDEEN LETTING AGENT EVENT


24/03/2015

ABERDEEN LANDLORD TRAINING - Landlord Tax - Obligations and Entitlement to Claim


26/03/2015

STIRLING LANDLORD TRAINING - New to Letting: your obligations as a landlord


26/03/2015

EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Tenancy Management in partnership with Letting Protection Service Scotland


27/03/2015

NORTH AYRSHIRE LANDLORD TRAINING - New to Letting: your obligations as a landlord


30/03/2015

NORTH LANARKSHIRE LANDLORD TRAINING - New to Letting: your obligations as a landlord


APRIL

02/04/2015

MIDLOTHIAN LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Managing Common Repairs


02/04/2015

RENFREWSHIRE LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Tenancy Management in partnership with Letting Protection Service Scotland


07/04/2015

FIFE LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Small Claims Actions - chasing the debt


09/04/2015

SOUTH LANARKSHIRE LANDLORD AND LETTING AGENT TRAINING - Managing Common Repairs


22/04/2015

EAST AYRSHIRE Accreditation Seminar

   

  Welcome to Landlord Accreditation Scotland

Landlord Accreditation Scotland, (LAS) is a voluntary scheme by which landlords and letting agents can assure tenants that the tenancy arrangements they have adhere to the high standards outlined in the Scottish Core Standards for Accredited Landlords.  Becoming an accredited landlord or letting agent with LAS is a way of demonstrating to landlords and tenants that your management practices are above the minimum legal requirements.  The standards that have to be met prior to being awarded accredited status are reasonable and realistic; landlords who already carry out good management practices are well on their way to achieving them.

LAS aims to improve standards in the Scottish Private Rented Sector. 

This will be done by:

  • Promoting best practice by informing landlords of the benefits of becoming an accredited landlord or letting agent.
  • Ensuring that Accredited Landlords comply with the Scottish Core Standards for Accredited Landlords.
  • Providing access to support, information and landlord training in all aspects of managing residential property in Scotland.

Applying to become an Accredited Landlord or Letting Agent with LAS

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM HERE (Landlords) or HERE (Letting Agents) or

You can return completed application forms by:

 



   

Update

TRAINING COURSES & INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR SCOTTISH LANDLORDS & LETTING AGENTS

LAS promote best practice throughout the industry by holding training and information sessions across Scotland. There are two categories of training, Core Standard Training and Best Practice Training.  Full details of the topics in each course can be found in the DIARY section. 

Core Standard Training Sessions:  There are two levels of training under this heading.  It is necessary to have attended all three Level 1 courses prior to attending Level 2. Core Standard Training Courses run throughout the year in numerous locations across Scotland.  Accredited landlords & letting agency staff are required to attend at least one course in each year of accreditation.

Level 2 Courses are supported by TC Young Solicitors and delivered by Fiona Watson.

Best Practice Training Sessions: These courses cover a variety of topics providing landlords and agents with essential information to help with situations they may experience during a tenancy and to help with management processes.  Topics include Creating Inventories, Dealing with Abandonment, & Small Claims Actions.

LAS also offer an introductory course for those landlords new to letting private property in Scotland.  New to Letting - Your Responsibilities as a Landlord is now available and once again will be delivered in locations across the country.  To note interest in attending this course in your area, please email us at the LAS office.

Details of dates and venues for all LAS courses will be advertised in the DIARY section.

LAS training courses are publicised around 6-8 weeks ahead of time so please don't be concerned if you do not see a course in your area right now. Places on courses can be taken very quickly so when you do receive notification via email please book as soon as possible to ensure your place. If you are not yet accredited but would like to receive information by email please contact the LAS office.


TENANT INFORMATION PACKS

The Scottish Parliament introduced the requirement to provide every new tenant from 1st May 2013 with a Tenant Information Pack.

The Tenant Information Pack document can be downloaded here

   

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