Publication - Advice and guidance

After sale shared equity procedures: guidance 2019

Published: 15 Feb 2019
Directorate:
Housing and Social Justice Directorate
Part of:
Housing
ISBN:
9781787815872

Updated guidance to procedures to be followed for all after sale transactions related to shared equity properties.

96 page PDF

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96 page PDF

907.0 kB

Contents
After sale shared equity procedures: guidance 2019
10 Corresponding with Owners

96 page PDF

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10 Corresponding with Owners

All correspondence with the Scottish Government More Homes Division and Harper Macleod must be in electronic form.

Where the owner does not have an email address correspondence will, by default, be by letter. However, it is expected that the majority of shared equity owners will be contactable by email.

Accordingly, on initial contact RSLs should find out whether (a) the owner has an email address and (b) if so keep a record of it. Experience demonstrates that use of electronic correspondence where possible will both considerably expedite matters and avoid disputes over what has and has not been sent out.

Similarly although payment may be made by cheque RSLs may find it quicker and simpler to receive payment by credit/debit-card - usually by telephone.


Contact

Email: SharedEquityEnquiries@gov.scot