The Scottish Association of Landlords' major conference & exhibition
8 November 2016
Growing in scope and size every year, National Landlord Day 2016 took place on Tuesday 8 November 2016 at Edinburgh's Dynamic Earth. At the largest annual private sector housing conference in the UK, delegates enjoyed a great programme of high profile speakers and experts in residential letting as well visiting 40 + trade stands in the huge exhibition area where companies showcased their goods and services.
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All the hot topics, legislation changes and new developments in Scottish letting were debated, with the BBC’s Sally Magnusson in the chair.
Introducing himself for the first time to SAL members and taking a variety of audience questions was Housing Minister Kevin Stewart MSP whose focus was on effective enforcement. The Bank of England’s agent in Scotland Will Dowson covered the outlook for Scotland’s economy post-Brexit, Aileen Devanny outlined details the new First-tier tribunal about to launch in Scotland. Expert accountant Alison Pryde explained the pros and cons of incorporation for landlords hoping to protect themselves in the face of impending tax changes. The fight against unfair tax continues and James Fraser from the Axe the Tenant Tax campaign group updated members on their work. Perennial crowd pleaser TC Young’s Andrew Cowan engaged and entertained the audience and quizzed them about leases in the digital age. Members including landlord Gordon Campbell and Ashley Millan from Weslo Homes inspired the audience with their own stories and Doug Hall from SAL mortgages presented his buy to let mortgage tips.
The conference was made possible at the low, subsided SAL member fee thanks to the generous support of our sponsors:
Alan Boswell Group Citylets LPS Scotland TC Young