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S5W-16756: Graham Simpson (Central Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 17 May 2018

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5O-02100 by Kevin Stewart on 16 May 2018 (Official Report, c. 15), which property factor companies have been struck off, including the (a) reasons and (b) date it happened in each case.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 31 May 2018

The following property factor was removed from the register of property factors (the register) under section 8(1) of the Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011. It was considered that the property factor was no longer a fit and proper person to be a property factor (and was no longer a legal entity) and failed to demonstrate compliance with a property factor enforcement order as notified to Scottish Ministers by a Homeowner Housing Committee (now known as the First-tier Tribunal).

Registered Number

Company Name

Date removed from register

PF000341

Annan Associates

05-01-2015

The following property factor was removed from the register under section 8(1) of the Act. It was considered that the property factor failed to demonstrate compliance with the property factor code of conduct and failed to demonstrate compliance with property factor enforcement orders as notified to Scottish Ministers by a Homeowner Housing Committee (now known as the First-tier Tribunal).

Registered Number

Business

Date removed from register

PF000207

Select Property Management Services (Aberdeen) Ltd

05-01-2016

The following property factors were removed from the register under section 8(1) of the Act as they had ceased operating or were no longer a legal entity. It was therefore considered that the respective property factors were no longer fit and proper to be a property factor.

Registered Number

Business/Organisation

Date removed from register

PF000567

4C Scotland Limited

24-05-2017

PF000116

Cumbernauld Housing Partnership Ltd

24-05-2017

PF000127

Tenants First Housing Co-operative Ltd

24-05-2017

PF000372

Dunedin Canmore Enterprise Limited

18-10-2017

PF000138

Cassea Limited

26-02-2018

A property factor must apply to re-enter the register every three years otherwise the entry on the register under the respective registered number is automatically removed. The following entries on the register were automatically removed under section 4(7) of the Act.

Registered Number

Business/Organisation

Date removed from register

PF000182

Albyn Housing Society Limited

02-11-2015

PF000325

Anderson Banks

02-11-2015

PF000141

B & B Estate Agents

02-11-2015

PF000244

Boomerang Factoring

03-11-2015

PF000324

G1 Property Management Ltd

02-11-2015

PF000353

Orchard Brae Flats (Edinburgh) Ltd

13-11-2015

PF000147

A & K Property Management Services

16-11-2015

PF000218

BA Professional Advisory Services Limited

02-12-2015

PF000254

Aspect Residential Property Management Ltd

08-12-2015

PF000403

Colvil Property Factors Ltd

08-12-2015

PF000326

Currie Property Management Ltd

08-12-2015

PF000352

Fair-A-Far Management Ltd

08-12-2015

PF000315

Fenwick Property

08-12-2015

PF000300

Grant and Wilson Property Management Limited

08-12-2015

PF000190

New Start Highland Enterprises Ltd

08-12-2015

PF000180

Speirs Wharf Management Services Limited

08-12-2015

PF000104

Watt & Co Property Management

08-12-2015

PF000336

D&R Lorne Brown t/a Allied Surveyors Scotland plc

14-12-2015

PF000369

Glenham Property Management

14-12-2015

PF000309

Factor4You

11-01-2016

PF000185

Cd Environmental Design

14-01-2016

PF000107

ME Property Group Ltd

14-01-2016

PF000224

Meadfleet Ltd

14-01-2016

PF000137

Wilton Factoring

14-01-2016

PF000429

Collinswell Land Management Ltd

07-03-2016

PF000419

Smart Move Property Factors Limited

07-03-2016

PF000442

Marshall MacCallum

08-03-2016

PF000428

Miller Stewart

08-03-2016

PF000447

YI Properties

08-03-2016

PF000390

Sheltered Housing Management Limited

14-03-2016

PF000267

Vista Properties and Development Ltd

14-03-2016

PF000440

SMF Property Management

22-03-2016

PF000456

Brooke & Brown

29-03-2016

PF000455

Clackmannanshire Services Ltd

29-03-2016

PF000453

Hughes Turner Ltd

29-03-2016

PF000443

McDonald Property Management

29-03-2016

PF000450

Property One (Scotland) Ltd

29-03-2016

PF000328

Glasgow West Housing Association

07-04-2016

PF000460

CRUZ Property Management

25-04-2016

PF000451

Thomson Homes Ltd

25-04-2016

PF000439

Belvoir Lettings Inverness

04-05-2016

PF000394

Queens Cross Housing Association

04-05-2016

PF000434

Winning Quadrant Owners and Residents Association

11-05-2016

PF000400

G & A Lettings Limited

31-05-2016

PF000425

IME Property Group

31-05-2016

PF000134

Allsop Residential Investment Management Ltd.

23-06-2016

PF000454

Knight Property Services Scotland Ltd

01-08-2016

PF000115

Matthew Cohen & Associates Ltd

01-08-2016

PF000438

Houston Construction Services

09-08-2016

PF000478

Countrywide Residential Lettings

26-09-2016

PF000485

Netkast Ltd

26-09-2016

PF000490

Douglas J Duncan Building Consultant

24-10-2016

PF000311

Be Factored Ltd

10-11-2016

PF000312

Be Maintained

10-11-2016

PF000504

City Factoring Limited

12-12-2016

PF000503

Premier Developments Lochaber Ltd

12-12-2016

PF000507

Jan Smienk Plumbing and Heating

16-01-2017

PF000509

E D Construction Ltd

17-01-2017

PF000148

Raeburn Hope

17-01-2017

PF000516

Actual Property

23-01-2017

PF000472

Grieg McKinnin Baxter

03-02-2017

PF000514

David Morrison

13-02-2017

PF000413

West One Properties (UK) Ltd

13-02-2017

PF000412

O'Neill Property

21-02-2017

PF000520

KPM Residential Limited

06-03-2017

PF000495

Capita Property & Infrastructure Limited

29-03-2017

PF000532

New Leaf Estate Management Ltd

10-04-2017

PF000542

Finlayson Facilities Management Ltd

24-07-2017

PF000553

Smart & Co (Scotland) Ltd

29-08-2017

PF000560

St Bride's Church ( Dumfries) Limited

03-10-2017

PF000556

Shanley lettings Limited

16-10-2017

PF000571

Edinburgh Property Rental Limited

22-01-2018

PF000514

David Morris trading as 12BC Property Management

24-01-2018

PF000576

Clune Park Estates Ltd

05-02-2018

PF000578

Florance Kennedy T/A Edinburgh Stair Management

05-02-2018

PF000575

Inspired Design & Development Ltd

05-03-2018

PF000586

UGIE Construction and Property Services

05-03-2018

PF000549

A+ Property Management

27-04-2018