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Understanding the New Landlord Safety Rules in Scotland

Clan Gordon has hit out at the latest changes to safety regulations that private landlords must comply with or risk prosecution. The government-issued Repairing Standard Guidance sets repair requirements for landlords in Scotland’s private sector with the latest revisions due to become law on 1 March 2024. But Jonathan Gordon, Managing Director of Clan Gordon…

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Understanding the New Electrical Safety Regulations

A new measure added to The Repairing Standard comes into force on 1 March 2024 compelling Scotland’s private landlords to ensure the existing electrical installation within their rental properties has one or more residual current devices (RCDs) in its consumer unit to reduce the risk of electrocution and fire. Additionally, landlords should advise tenants to…

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Landlords beware – lead pipes outlawed by the repairing standards from the beginning of March 2024

Landlords are being urged to be aware of a new regulation intended to ensure water supply pipes in privately rented homes are free of lead from the boundary stopcock to the kitchen tap – which becomes law on 1 March 2024. The legislation – part of an update to The Repairing Standard which governs repair…

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Property Spotlight: Your Dream Home in Ainslie Place

Are you in search of a charming 2-bedroom flat in the heart of Edinburgh? Look no further than Ainslie Place, located in the prestigious New Town district. This vibrant and historic area offers a unique blend of convenience, tranquillity, and cultural richness that makes it an ideal place to call home. What you need to…

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Clan Gordon Shortlisted For The Prestigious Herald Property Awards

We are delighted to announce that Clan Gordon has been shortlisted as a finalist at this year’s The Herald Property Awards for Scotland 2023. Clan Gordon has been nominated in the category “Residential Letting Team of the Year”, which is a true testament to the hard work of our team in ensuring a positive letting…

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Clan Gordon’s Customer-Focused Approach To Letting In Edinburgh Earns Scottish Home Awards Recognition

We are delighted to announce that Clan Gordon Letting Agent has been shortlisted as a finalist in two categories at the upcoming Scottish Home Awards. Our commitment to providing the best experience for our valued clients has earned nominations for “Residential Letting Agent of the Year” and “Excellence in Customer Service.” The Scottish Home Awards…

Clan Gordon Named Edinburgh Letting Agency Of The Year

Clan Gordon Named Edinburgh Letting Agency Of The Year After Scooping Two Industry Gold Awards

Clan Gordon has been presented a prestigious industry Gold standard AND Best Edinburgh Letting Agency award in the same week. The EA Masters gold rating recognises the Edinburgh lettings agency as one of the top in the country while Clan Gordon was also named as Letting Agency Of The Year for Edinburgh in the Scottish…

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Clan Gordon selected as Scottish Home Awards Best Letting Agent finalist.

Our whole team at Clan Gordon is delighted to announce we have been selected as one of the Finalists in the Scottish Home Awards category of Residential Letting Team of the Year, sponsored by Citylets.  We are very proud to be short-listed for these awards which are judged on everything from customer service, to innovation…

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Switch To An Award-Winning Edinburgh Letting Agent

Switch To An Award-Winning Edinburgh Letting Agent And We’ll Say Thank You With £250 If you think switching letting agent is too much hassle, think again. At Clan Gordon we’re so sure you’ll be happier with our service that we’re willing to do all the work for you – and we’ll give you a £250…

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Be A Better Landlord

The start of the year is a great time to turn over a new leaf and make some changes for the better. So if you’re an Edinburgh landlord, now could be a great time to make some resolutions to ensure your property letting remains hassle-free. Managing safety checks, organising inspections, scheduling maintenance and staying on…