Here are some questions that might help you understand the responsibilities associated with becoming a landlord. If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact our team.

Landlord Frequently Asked Questons 
For New Landlords

Yes, your mortgage company needs to give you permission before you can let your property and this may alter the conditions of your deal.


Gilson Gray are experts in the market and we will provide knowledge and comparable property rental in the area.

This depends on the service levels you need. We offer three different service options, advertising only, let only and fully managed. Each involves a varying service however we make sure you understand the process and our fees reflect the level of service you require.

Using an agent offers you piece of mind and you should never need to worry about your let property. It also create a professional barrier to you and the tenant and ensures all aspects of the management are handled in a professional manner.

Gilson Gray will lodge the tenant deposit in the Safe Deposit Scotland scheme. The deposit is held in the scheme for the duration of the tenancy where the money is protected. If any disputes should occur the deposit scheme will assist in resolving.

For a standard let the certificates required to conform to the regulations of the PRT agreement are, Gas Safety, Electronic Installation Condition Report (EICR), Portable Appliance Test (PAT) and Legionella Risk Assessment (LRA).

The tenant is fully responsible for the council tax when the lease is in place. If the property is empty for a period the council tax transfers back to the landlords responsibility.

The amount can be deducted from the tenant deposit. Gilson Gray have an in house legal team to deal with this.

For Existing Landlords

Gilson Gray are full Scottish Letting Agent registered.

Gilson Gray staff are fully trained in either ARLA Property mark or CIH level 3. We are dedicated in protecting our clients and are committed to improving the standards in the letting industry

There are many ways you can improve you EPC rating. Some inexpensive ways can be to ensure the property has energy saving lightbulbs or loft/cavity wall insolation. You could also look to upgrade your heating system with thermostatic controls or upgrade the windows and doors.

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