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.

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 2023

Issue 44
Posted to members mid March 2023

Features included:

  • John Blackwood – we’re in this together
  • Mould – prevention is the best strategy
  • Is your factor working hard for you?
  • A Day in the Life of Jamie Allardice
  • Market focus on Dumfries & Galloway
  • Buying an unoccupied property
  • Software to help manage your properties
  • Using mediation to solve disputes
  • Member profiles

Autumn 2022

Issue 43
Posted to members end October 2022

Features included:

  • Rent statements
  • What is “wear and tear”?
  • Being alert to exploitation
  • A Day in the Life of John Blackwood
  • Market focus on Glasgow
  • Summary of SAL factsheets
  • Bats in the belfry
  • Property maintenance
  • Member profiles

Summer 2022

Issue 41
Posted to members end July 2022

Features included:

  • John Blackwood – politicians need to listen
  • Preventing anti-social behaviour
  • Electric vehicles in the private rented sector
  • A Day in the Life of John Beattie
  • Market focus on the capital city of Edinburgh
  • Thermal bridging
  • Rent arrears issues
  • Retrofitting for energy performance
  • Member profiles
Older issues

Spring 2022

Issue 40
Posted to members end-March 2022

Features included:

  • “A New Deal for Tenants” government consulation
  • Letting to pet owners
  • Member survey results
  • A Day in the Life of Mike Campbell
  • Market focus on the Scottish Borders
  • Smart meters
  • Rentals with gardens
  • Know the letting agent code
  • Member profiles

Autumn 2021

Issue 39
Posted to members mid-October 2021

Features included:

  • Subject access requests
  • Hoarding
  • Housing Mediation
  • A Day in the Life of Tara Willis
  • Market focus on Aberdeen
  • Tenant referencing
  • Online training – live webinars and videos 24/7
  • Passing on a rental portfolio
  • Member profiles

Summer 2021

Issue 38
Posted to members mid-July 2021

Features included:

  • Cladding update
  • Property software
  • Housing Mediation
  • A Day in the Life of Judith Dunn
  • Market focus on the Stirling and Falkirk
  • The new Scottish Parliament
  • SAL online events for you
  • Helping deaf tenants
  • Member profiles