Category - News

3
Jun

Letting agents in the media – 3 June

Articles: PA News: House prices ‘rise to 6.1 times average earnings’ – 27 May Sunday Times: Sturgeon vows to tackle slumlords – 29 May (Supscription only, copy available on request) Scottish Housing News: Blog: At home in your own home – letting agents and renting – 30 May Guardian: Number of UK landlords rises to …

27
May

Letting agents in the media – 27 May

Articles: BT Finance: What tax changes mean for investors in the buy-to-let clampdown – 20 May FT: Buy-to-let boom blights the nation’s front gardens – 20 May 24 Dash: Rents rise at fastest rate since September – 24 May Evening Times: Charity feeling the strain after landlord hikes up rent by 400,000% – 25 May …

20
May

Letting agents in the media – 20 May

Mentions: Scottish Housing News: Letting agents take action to drive rogues out of business – 19 May Scotsman: Lettings firms look to drive out rogue operators – 19 May   Articles: Herald: Tax breaks on way for sharing economy – 14 May Scotsman: Scots being pushed into homelessness due to high rental costs – 16 May …

13
May

Letting agents in the media – 13 May

Mentions: Edinburgh Evening News: Platform: John Blackwood – 7 May (available on request) Articles: Landlord Today: Private renters need greater protection from rogue landlords – 5 May Scottish Construction Now: RICS Scotland urges new government to tackle ‘chronic’ housing shortage – 6 May Edinburgh Evening News: First Minister urged to reform city planning rules – …

6
May

Letting agents in the media – 6 May

Mentions: The Scotsman: John Blackwood: Landlords have much to offer to improve housing – 4 May  Articles: Telegraph: Buy-to-let investors face mortgage crisis as lenders introduce ‘brutal’ criteria – 29 April Pims: Association Demands That Problem Tenants Should Be Tackled In Housing Bill – 29 April Herald: Labour leader Kezia Dugdale issues house-buying call – …

29
Apr

Letting agents in the media – 29 April

Mentions: Scottish Housing News: Scottish Association of Landlords issues PRS manifesto summary – 29 April  Articles: Herald: Cheaper mortgages could sweeten pill for landlords – 25 April STV: Poor ventilation in new homes ‘could lead to health problems’ – 26 April BBC Scotland: Is there a housing crisis in Scotland? – 26 April Herald: Housing …

26
Apr

Letting agents in the media – 22 April

Articles: Guardian: Buy-to-let landlord surge ignites chain reaction in housing market – 18 April Scotsman: Would the SNP’s Nordic model work?– 19 April Property118: Airbnb phenomenon is a growing issue for landlords– 19 April Scottish Housing News: Blog: It’s time to deliver a home for everyone in Scotland– 20 April Unison: No more excuses – time to address Scotland’s housing crisis– …

15
Apr

Letting Agents in the media – 15 April

Please see below articles of interest for letting agents in the media this week:  Articles: PA News: Call for Stamp Duty reform to free up homes for families – 12 April PA News: ‘Waning of interest’ as buy-to-let changes bite – 13 April Herald: Scots tenants ‘face biggest rent increases in UK outside London’ – …

8
Apr

Letting agents in the media – 8 April

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest for w/c 8 April Mentions: BBC News: Tenants who complain being ‘bullied’ by landlords – 6 April STV: Thousands of Scots complain about ‘lousy landlords’ – 6 April Daily Record: Our landlords have never been so lousy – 6 April  Articles: Guardian: A real Tory chancellor …

1
Apr

Letting agents in the media – 1 April

Articles: Edinburgh Evening News: Edinburgh City Council cuts will hit private flats as repairs axed – 28 March The Times: Housing shortage has turned bricks and mortar mainstream – 29 March (and attached) Guardian: Bank of England set to clamp down on buy-to-let lending – 29 March Scottish Housing News: Regulator identifies rising rents as …

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