Property enquiries

We provide a range of information and advice on the history of individual properties in Midlothian.

This may be of interest if you are buying or selling properties, or needing to formalise changes to properties.

Our property enquiries service offers:

  • Copy documents
    A method to search for or request copies of legal documents required for buying, selling or making changes to a property, and access to the historic case archive.
  • Letter of Comfort
    Advice and a method for formalising unauthorised historic building works via a Letter of Comfort.
  • General advice
    General advice about the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 (applies from 01 May 2005), and the Building (Scotland) Act 1959 and 1970 (which has been rescinded).