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Managing Someone Else?s Finances

December 4, 2019 | Lynne Lind |

managing someone else's finances

When you, or someone close to you, has been diagnosed with a deteriorating health condition thinking about day-to-day practicalities can be difficult, for example managing finances. To allow someone to manage your day-to-day banking (but not open or close accounts or apply for overdraft) can be arranged by means of a Third Party Mandate. The … Read More >>

Energy Efficiency Regulations To Come Into Force

November 19, 2019 | Nicola Caldwell |

energy efficiency regulations

The Energy Efficiency (Domestic Private Rented Property) (Scotland) Regulations 2019 are proposed to come into force on 1 April 2020. The purpose of these regulations is to tackle the the least energy-efficient properties in Scotland. These regulations outline minimum standards of energy efficiency landlords must meet for domestic private rented properties. EPCs (Energy Performance Certificates) … Read More >>

Tenancy Deposit Update – LANDLORD WARNING!!!

November 14, 2019 | Claire Mullen |

Tenancy deposit

Since 2012, landlords in Scotland have been required to lodge security deposits in one of three approved tenancy deposit schemes. Landlords should by now be well aware of their obligations to lodge deposits within 30 working days and to provide tenants with specific information relating to the tenancy and the deposit. The scheme is regulated … Read More >>

Letters of Wishes

November 14, 2019 | Ailidh Ballantyne |

Letters of Wishes

You have made a Will. Congratulations! This now means all of your affairs are in order, your Will can be easily interpreted upon your death and your family will understand your reasons for what you have chosen to include in your Will. Well, not necessarily. It can, at times, be difficult to understand someone?s Will … Read More >>

Title Conditions ? What a Burden

October 29, 2019 | Jane Mill |

title conditions

Are you a property owner whose title deeds contain conditions which are out-of-date or unclear or in some way now proving to be unduly onerous or prohibitive to the use and enjoyment of your property? Are you looking for ways to have your title conditions varied or even discharged? It is possible to vary and/or … Read More >>

Prescriptive Possession

October 21, 2019 | Stephanie Wood |

Have you possessed land for which you have registered a deed ?openly, peacefully and without judicial interruption?? If yes, you may have obtained good title to it. The law, or prescription, operating for sasine?titles has remained unchanged since the introduction of the Prescription and Limitations (Scotland) Act 1973 in that where a title includes a … Read More >>

You own a business? Make a Will!

October 16, 2019 | Ailidh Ballantyne |

Business will

For many, the prospect of making a Will to adequately provide for their family can seem a rather daunting task. However, when you are a business owner, the number of issues to be considered increases. With that in mind, why should business owners make a Will? Is it really that important? Planning for the future … Read More >>

Repayment Charges for Registered Social Landlords

October 8, 2019 | Christine |

Repayment charges

When proprietors within a tenement instruct a repair by dint of a Scheme Decision made in terms of the Tenement Management Scheme (Schedule 1 to the Tenement (Scotland) Act 2004) any owner in such a tenement can, if they wish, arrange for the repair and then look to the other owners for a contribution to … Read More >>

Modern Apprentice Opportunities

October 2, 2019 | angie |

Modern apprentice opportunities

At TC Young, we offer modern apprentice opportunities in all of our offices. We have worked with school leavers for a number of years (before it was called a modern apprenticeship) and it is a recruitment method that we feel offers excellent training for school leavers. It is also a relationship that we continue to … Read More >>