Key Fact

Private landlords letting property in Scotland must be registered unless all the properties they let are exempt.


Tenancy Agreements in Scotland

Tenancy Agreement (unfurnished)- Scotland)

This tenancy agreement sets out the obligations of the landlord and the tenant(s). The important Form AT5 (Scottish Notice of a Short Assured Tenancy) and a Repairing Standard provisions letter, must both be given to your tenant before the tenancy agreement is signed and dated. A Short Assured Tenancy must be for at least 6 months initially. An inventory should also be prepared of the furnishings or equipment included in the let.

A standard Tenancy Agreement (unfurnished) in Scotland should cover:

Tenancy Agreement (furnished) Scotland

A Short Assured Tenancy Agreement is used for a furnished property in Scotland. A Short Assured Tenancy is used where the landlord does not live at the property.
The tenancy agreement can be used for a single tenant who occupies the property on their own, or a group of tenants who jointly occupy the property and share responsibility.

Again the important Form AT5 (Scottish Notice of a Short Assured Tenancy) and a Repairing Standard provisions letter, must both be given to your tenant before the tenancy agreement is signed and dated.