For more information on this system, see our guide to rental deposit systems (pdf 30KB). You can also view a sample inventory report (pdf 108KB). Leases should be clear and easy to understand and should never contain terms that could be “unfair”. Many new owners have come to the private sector and there have been some legislative changes in recent times. Check out our handy owner checklist (pdf 76KB) which lists all the things to consider when renting a property. If your landlord uses the Scottish Government`s rental model, they should also give you the “Easy Read Notes” which explain the rental conditions in simple English. The 1st.