If you’ve not found the resources you are looking for yet on our website, our video playlist might be of help. We have also detailed a number of other useful organisations that can help with all property related matters.
Under One Roof provides impartial advice on repairs and maintenance for flat owners in Scotland. Particularly helpful for those self-factoring.
If you live in any kind of building containing flats, you have rights and responsibilities, along with your co-owners, to maintain and manage your building.
If you are unsatisfied with your property factor and they have not dealt with your complaint to your satisfaction, the next step is to take your complaint to the Housing and Property Chamber.
If you don’t have a copy of your Deed of conditions, you can get a digital copy of your “titles sheets”, which provides the details you need re the burdens and your responsibility as a homeowner. The cost of this is £3 + VAT.
You will either need the title deed information or post code to carry out a search.
On appointing or changing factor, it is important you familiarise yourself with the information in the burdens with regards to meeting quorums and voting rights, in addition to apportionment of costs.
If you have become a landlord you need to register on the Landlord registration.
This can also be used to check if your landlord is registered.
If you are trying to contact landlords to discuss either appointing or changing factor, it is useful for searching for landlords or letting agents contact details.
You will need either a landlord registration number or the postcode of the rental property to carry out a search.
Scottish Association of Landlords
This is a membership organisation. Becoming a member provides landlords with access to much needed useful information and advice, documents, factsheets and resources. This is particularly helpful if you are a private landlord.
Zero Waste Scotland works in resource efficiency and the circular economy to create a society where resources are valued and nothing is wasted. It exists to lead Scotland to use products and resources responsibly, focusing on where we can have the greatest impact on climate change.
Whether a homeowner or a business, Zero Waste Scotland can provide useful information and tips on reducing waste, recycling, and funding.
AboveBoard Homes have made a Pledge for Resource efficiency in next 12 months, and are aiming to become a Green Network business.
Make your home more energy efficient, reduce carbon emissions & lower your energy bills. They help you save money on bills at the same time as reducing your carbon footprint with energy saving top tips. There is also support for businesses.
Provides useful information how to apply for grants and loans for domestic charge points.
Shelter Scotland also has a lot of useful information with regards to dealing with repairs and maintenance in your building:
Citizens Advice Scotland Housing
Housing issues arise all the time so it is important to know your rights and responsibilities.
There is a lot of useful information provided whether you are a homowner, landlord or tenant and provides advice on:
This simple infographic guide will help you to change factor.