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LETTING AGENT FEES ARE ILLEGAL IN SCOTLAND!

reclaim your fees here from the Shelter Scotland website: http://reclaimyourfees.com/

Have your say in the Scottish Government’s consultation through Shelter Scotland: http://www.reclaimyourfees.com/have-your-say-on-unlawful-letting-agent-charges/

WHICH FEES ARE ILLEGAL? CHECK BELOW.

  • fees for carrying out credit checks
  • fees for carrying out reference checks
  • charges for checking and preparing an inventory
  • charges for arranging duplicate copies of the lease
  • a payment to a landlord or anyone else as an inducement to grant a tenancy
  • a payment to formally transfer a tenancy to someone else (known as ‘assignment’)
  • rent charges for a rental period that has not started
  • sale of furniture to a tenant for an excessive price
  • non refundable ‘holding fees’ or similar charges
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