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Progress Continues on Code of Conduct Revision

The Scottish Government’s review of the Code of Conduct for Registered Property Factors is moving towards its conclusion, with a first draft being discussed with factors on the 10th of December 2019. Read here for the first draft of the potential new Code of Conduct. Note that this document contains visible amendments and updates. This […]
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Scottish Government Respond to Tenement Maintenance Report

PMAS among members of the Working Group commended for their efforts and the production of the report. The Scottish Government has recently responded to the final report from the Scottish Parliamentary Working Group on tenement maintenance, which outlined several recommendations to improve the state of Scotland’s tenement properties and introduce new legislation. This group, comprised […]
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Government Research Paper on Short Term Lets in Scotland

PMAS members, who found our recent article on Airbnb useful, may be interested in newly completed research. The Scottish Government have released an independent research paper on short-term lets. This independent research, carried out by the Indigo House Group and the government’s Short-Term Lets Delivery Group (STLDG), was commissioned with the intent of supporting an […]
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Tenements Today | Tenements Tomorrow Conference 18th September

The Tenements Today – Tenements Tomorrow conference will take place on the 18th September at the Lighthouse in Glasgow from 9.30am – 4.30pm.     The conference, which is to be held in Glasgow, will focus on the future of tenement legislation and look at where improvements could be made.   Many urban Scots live in tenements and are aware that they can pose a task […]
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Celebrating 100 years by helping families across Scotland

2018 was the centenary year of PMAS and we celebrated by donating to our charity of the year, Ronald McDonald House. This wonderful charity provides a safe space close to the hospital for the families of  seriously ill children. Ronald McDonald House provides a homely environment for families from all over Scotland who’s children are […]
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PMAS Annual Dinner

This year at the Property Managers Association Annual Dinner, attendees were very generous with their donations to our charity of the year, The Glasgow Children’s Hospital raising a spectacular £2,555 that will go towards supporting those who need extra special care at Scotland’s largest Children’s Hospital. The Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity raises funds to help […]
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Scottish Government Housing to 2040 leaflet

This is the Scottish Governments Housing to 20240 leaflet. As part of the Tenement Maintenance Working Group, PMAS contributed to the discussion paper, to try to help increase the mention and importance of existing stock and maintenance issues. Happily, there is some improvement in this regard. PMAS were also involved in the Stakeholder group linked […]
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Save the Date! PMAS 2019 Conference

The 2019 PMAS Conference will be held on 25th October this year – remember to mark it in your diary to ensure you’re able to join us on the day. The topic of this year’s conference is: Sharing Solutions Tailored around feedback received, the conference this year will focus on key areas of concern for Factors […]
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PMAS Centenary Lunch 2018

The PMAS celebrated its Centenary Year in 2018, and closed its 100th year with a Centenary Lunch. Held at Chardon d’Or in Glasgow on 4th December, the lunch marked the end of this special year by paying tribute to the Association over the last 100 years and honouring those who have contributed to its success. […]
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