Braemore are committed to providing a professional service to all our landlords and tenants. When something goes wrong, we need you to tell us about it. This will help us to improve our standards. If you have a complaint, please put it in writing, including as much detail as possible.
If you have a complaint about our service, or about the service of a contractor or third party who we have instructed to provide goods or services in relation to a property owned by or occupied by you, please write down the details of your complaint and send it to:
Braemore, Orchard Brae House, Level 2, 30 Queensferry Road, Edinburgh, EH4 2HS or email:- firstname.lastname@example.org, alternatively you can:
Braemore will respond in line with the timeframes set out below (if you feel we have not sought to address your complaints within eight weeks, you may be able to refer your complaint to the Property Ombudsman to consider without our final viewpoint on the matter).
What will happen next?
We will send you an email acknowledging receipt of your complaint within 3 working days of receiving it.
We will then investigate your complaint. This will normally be dealt with by the line manager who will review your file and speak to the member of staff who dealt with you. A formal written email outcome of our investigation will be sent to you within 15 working days of sending the acknowledgment email.
If at this stage, you are still not satisfied, you should contact us again and we will arrange for a separate review to take place by a senior member of staff.
We will email you within 15 working days of receiving your request for a review, confirming our final position on your complaint and explaining our reasons.
You may apply to the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland (Housing & Property Chamber) if we have breached the Scottish Letting Agent Code of Practice and you remain dissatisfied once the above steps have been exhausted, or if we do not process your complaint within a reasonable timescale. You can contact the Housing & Property Chamber at: -
4th floor, 1 Atlantic Quay, 45 Robertson Street, Glasgow, G2 8JB, Telephone: 0141 3025900. Details can be found at https://www.housingandpropertychamber.scot
Braemore is registered with the Scottish Letting Agent Register (registration number 22174) and is required to adhere to the Scottish Letting Agent Code of Practice which can be found at http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2016/133/schedule/made.
In accordance with the code we will retain (in electronic or paper form) all correspondence abut a complaint for five years.
Braemore is also a member of the Council of Letting Agents (www.counciloflettingagents.com) and you may invoke their complaints procedure if you remain dissatisfied once the above steps have been exhausted, or if we do not process your complaint within a reasonable timescale.
Braemore is also a member of The Property Ombudsman and you may request an independent review once the above steps have been exhausted, or if we do not process your complaint within a reasonable timescale.
You can contact The Property Ombudsman Ltd at:-
Milford House, 43-45 Milford Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2BP, telephone: 01722 333 306. Details can be found at www.tpos.co.uk
Please note the following:- You will need to submit your complaint to The Property Ombudsman within 12 months of receiving our final viewpoint letter, including any evidence to support your case.
The Property Ombudsman requires that all complaints are addressed through this in-house complaints procedure, before being submitted for an independent review.