Terms and Conditions

Tenancy Agreement

1. An upfront deposit may be required to reserve the property; the holding deposit shall hold the property for a maximum of 2 weeks (unless otherwise agreed) and will be deposited with Safe Deposit Scotland for the duration of your tenancy. Partial amounts can be deducted from the overall deposit payable prior to move in.

2. You agree to your information and tenancy application being processed by the company, landlord and reference agency where applicable. This does not affect your rights under the Data Protection Act (1998).

3. A tenant reference and/or assessment will be required in all cases, this will involve credit and reference checks. Additional guarantor checks may also be required if you do not meet the minimum credit or income levels.

4. In all cases applicants & guarantors must provide:

  • i) Proof of Current Address – (utility bill, bank statement, credit card statement less than 3 months old)
  • ii) Photographic ID (Valid passport, driving licence) are required by each.

5. Entry dates are approximate and may be subject to change.

6. When all assessments are complete and the provisional entry date is 3 weeks or more in advance then we reserve the right to request the full deposit to be paid.

7. The signature of each adult tenant/occupier and guarantor is required on the Private residential tenancy agreement and each is joint and severally liable subject to the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016.

8. Payment in cleared fund of first month’s rent is due on entry.

9. Payment in cleared funds of up to one and a half months rent as a deposit is due on entry (subject to change depending on tenant circumstances).

10. Payment of future rental payments by Standing Order from one approved tenant bank account only.

11. The lease will contain a clause stating mandatory rent increase of 3.5% p.a. (Following a continued tenancy of 12 months)

12. All leases contain a non-smoking and no pets allowed clause unless prior written permission is granted by the landlord.