Rettie Letting and Rental Guides are designed to help landlords and tenants get the most out of the letting and rental process. The guides highlight relevant rules and regulations, provide useful, practical advice, and explain the services and expertise that Rettie Lettings provides.


Explore our full range of letting services. Our Landlord Guide to Letting is a comprehensive guide to the lettings process from getting a valuation and arranging viewings, to selecting tenants and managing the property during a tenancy.

Code of Practice

The Letting Agent Code of Practice document brings together the Letting Agent Code of Practice (Scotland) Regulations 2016, and the amendments to the Code of Practice set out in subsequent Scottish Statutory Instruments. This sets out standards expected of letting agents in Scotland in how they manage their business and provide their services.

Tenant Rental Process

Are you looking for a property to let? Read our Tenant Guide to the Rental Process for useful information on every step of the rental journey, from arranging viewings, paying deposits, obtaining references and signing leases.

Tenant Budgets & Obligations

When you are planning your budget for a new rental home, it is important to factor in the cost of council tax, utility bills and insurance, in addition to your monthly rent. You will also need to think about your responsibilities to your landlord and your neighbours.

Mid-Market Rent

Mid-Market Rent Homes Offer an Alternative to Renting Social Housing or Private Homes.


Once you have moved into your student flat, there are just a few more things to set up. Here is some useful information on arranging to pay your bills, your responsibility for stair cleaning, rubbish collections and council tax.