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    Current paperwork requirements for renting my flat.

    Hi, first time posting!

    I’m looking for a bit of info on the paperwork, now required for renting out my flat, (in Scotland) as my tenant of 3 years is moving out. With the Private residential tenancy (PRT) now in place of the SAT.

    In August 2017 I was aware of the importance and served in this order >

    1 AT5 2 Repairing standard 3 Special conditions relating to recovery of possessions 4 Key retention agreement 5 Inventory 6 Short Assured Tenancy agreement lastly Deposit was placed in a tenancy deposit scheme.


    2020

    No AT5 now I believe I presume the AT6 just served when you wish to get the flat back?

    Repairing standard ------------- -- Is this still relevant
    Special conditions relating to recovery of possessions ---------- Is this still relevant
    Key retention agreement
    Inventory
    The Scottish Government model tenancy agreement for private residential premises Private residential tenancy (PRT) I’ll use this

    I think I will have to register for General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) I believe since I’ll be storing details etc.

    Any advice on documents now required and the order etc would be appreciated.

    Thanks

    Trev


    #2
    There is a model PRT on the Scottish government website
    You will already have the required smoke / heat / CO detectors and a satisfactory EICR.
    If not you need to get them ( you should have had them in place for years now)

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      #3
      Hi Thanks for the reply, much appreciated I'll be using the Scot Gov PRT once I have a look through it. Yeah I've a HD SD's CO2 detector, PAT, EICR, Gas safety etc all in place. Legionella Risk Assessments as well.

      Is the Repairing Standard & Special conditions relating to recovery of possessions documents relevant now? is there a specific order to serve them in?



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        #4
        Join SaL ... (tax deductible) - they also have a helpline...
        https://scottishlandlords.com/
        - and get all the paperwork & guidance on what needs serving...

        - and also free courses from LaS (online at the moment...)
        https://www.landlordaccreditationscotland.com/

        Slàinte mhath!
        I am legally unqualified: If you need to rely on advice check it with a suitable authority - eg a solicitor specialising in landlord/tenant law...

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          #5
          Hi

          Thanks for the recommendation, , I'll join SAL..

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