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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Autumn 2023

Issue 46
Posted to members mid October 2023

Features included:

  • John Blackwood – survive and thrive
  • Selling properties with tenants in situ
  • Prepare to repair – Repairing Standards update
  • A Day in the Life of Beth Todd
  • Market focus on Dundee
  • Electrical safety – the perils of batteries
  • Buying and selling at auction
  • Testing the water
  • Member profiles

Summer 2023

Issue 45
Posted to members mid July 2023

Features included:

  • John Blackwood – decision time
  • When bees make your home, their home
  • Going retro – insulating older properties
  • A Day in the Life of Karis Barclay
  • Market focus on Inverness and surrounding areas
  • Succession planning
  • Solving the rural letting problem
  • First-tier Tribunal – getting it right first time
  • Member profiles

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
Older issues

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

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