Landlord Focus magazine

Our member magazine, Landlord Focus is the leading publication for all involved in private sector letting in Scotland. Written, designed, published and printed in Scotland, it is sent to members three times per year in March, July and October. The most recent ssue was sent to members in October 2017. New members joining just now will receive issue 27 with their membership pack.

Each issue includes a wide variety of informative, readable articles on topics of interest to landlords and letting agents. All content is written from a Scottish perspective making this specialist journal unique. Members – you are always welcome to send us your ideas for content or to volunteer to be in the member profile features.

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Spring 2018

Issue 28
Posted to members end-March 2018

Features included:

  • Taxation changes
  • New Private Residential Tenancy
  • Letting agent regulation
  • Tackling vermin
  • National Landlord Day roundup
  • GDPR – data regulations
  • Edinburgh area focus
  • The Agency Business preview
  • First-tier Tribunal
  • Member profiles

…plus much more

SAL Landlord Focus Autumn 2017

Autumn 2017

Issue 27
Posted to members mid-October 2017

Features included:

  • Damp and condensation
  • New Private Residential Tenancy
  • Letting agent regulation
  • Tackling bed bugs
  • AirBnB
  • Scottish Housing Day
  • Renfrewshire area focus
  • National Landlord Day preview
  • Insurance top tips
  • Member profiles

…plus much more


Summer 2017

Issue 26
Posted to members mid-July 2017

Features included:

  • Area focus on Inverness
  • Assistance animals in the PRS
  • Tax changes campaign update
  • Digital tax
  • Property refurb stories
  • Social security changes
  • The Agency Business conference round-up
  • New “Simple Procedure”
  • Short term letting
  • Media update

…plus much more…

Older issues

Spring 2017

Issue 25
Posted to members mid-March 2017

Features included:

  • an area focus on Aberdeen
  • LETWELL and agent regulation
  • making tax digital
  • direct payment of Universal Credit
  • your refurb and development before and after stories
  • selling your business
  • fire safety
  • new First-tier Tribunal
  • property finance

plus much more…

Autumn 2016

Issue 24
Posted to members mid-October 2016

Features included:

  • an area focus on Glasgow
  • agent regulation
  • cross-border letting
  • new First-tier Tribunal
  • taxation changes
  • e-signing leases
  • National Landlord Day preview
  • legionella risk assessment
  • property finance

plus much more…

Summer 2016

Issue 23
Posted to members mid-July 2016

Features included:

  • an area focus on Dundee and Angus
  • changes to property taxation
  • options for incorporation
  • refurbishment
  • working with the new MSPs
  • comparisons with Welsh letting
  • introduction of smart meters
  • finance challenges
  • landlord and agent training
  • pensions auto-enrolment
  • letting agent legislation

plus much more…