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The Letting Agent Code of Practice

Introduction Background 1. This Letting Agent Code of Practice (the "Code") sets out the standards expected of letting agents operating in Scotland in how they manage their business and provide their services. 2. Section 46 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 ("the...

Shanta Letting is Recruiting

Letting Assistant Employer: Shanta Letting Ltd Job Type: Part Time 25-30 hours per week/ overtime available. Base hours Monday-Friday 10am-3pm (flexible and negotiable) and Saturday morning 9am-12pm. Candidates to indicate preferred hours and days available....

The New Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) in Scotland

From 1st December 2017 in Scotland all new tenancies will be in the form of a Private Residential Tenancy (PRT). (All tenancies before that will still be Short Assured (SAT) so don’t worry about changing them over). I thought it would be good to make all landlords in...

Buy to Let Investment Examples – Glasgow South

Over the next 4 weeks we are going to be providing content aimed towards our Buy To Let investors in a 4-part series of posts.  Each post will focus on a different area of Glasgow (South, East, North, West) and provide examples of investment properties which we...

Mess to Success

A special newsletter this month showing the less lucrative side of BTL investing and how we managed to turn a bad situation into a positive one. The property is actually owned by Managing Director, Mark Shanta.  It is a 2 bedroom top floor tenement property in Ibrox...

Shanta Letting July Newsletter

Welcome to Shanta Letting Newsletter July 2017.  This month we will show an example of an off market buy to let property we sourced for one of our landlords, provide a podcast link for resource of the month and discuss our current available properties.   Off Market...

Shanta Letting May 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to our May newsletter. This month features a "Buy to Let Property of the Month" which is a live property on the market in Glasgow. We will show you how we would break this deal down as an investor with the type of returns to expect. We will also share our...

Letting Agent Plus Scheme

Nice to get some press regarding our partnership with Shelter Scotland and their "Letting Agent Plus" scheme which will assist tenants in difficult situations in Scotland.  

Shanta Letting Spring 2017 Newsletter

New Website At the start of March we launched our new website. We thank Primitive Online for the Design and website build. The content of the website is designed to be user friendly to all. - For our tenants we have introduced a "Report a Repair" page so there is a...