In the media

21
Aug

Articles of interest to letting agents this week: 

 

East Lothian Courier: Council backing rent reform campaign – 16th August

Letting Agent Today: 10% of landlords have problems getting a mortgage – 17th August

Scottish Housing News: Living rent campaign’s call for rent controls gains momentum – 17th August

Herald Scotland: Agenda: Rent controls are not the answer to tackling housing shortage in private rented sector – 17th August

Mirror: Sales of cheap social housing must be stopped as 40% go to landlords – 17th August

Third Force News: Mhairi Black calls for stricter rent controls – 17th August

Scottish Housing News: Blog: The Highlands and Islands need rent controls – 18th August

The National: Cat Boyd: Privatisation of housing was a failed experiment – 18th August

Common Space: SNP students call for Scottish government to back rent controls – 18th August

The examiner: Rogue landlords face a clampdown, says Martin Thompson of Armitage Sykes – 19th August

Letting Agent Today: Letting agent issues warning on rogue landlords – 19th August

Scottish Housing News: Scotland and South West lead Uk rent rises – 19th August

Scottish Housing News: Dundee council tenants set for more energy efficient improvements – 19th August

The Independent: Here’s how the housing crisis will change the entire face of Britain if we don’t learn from new era – 19th August

STV: Average house price up as sales of million pound properties increase – 19th August

Daily Record: Plans unveiled for retail and housing development at scrapped Tesco East Kilbride site – 19 August 2015

The Herald Scotland: Cruden boosts profits after games success – 20 August

Scottish Housing News: West of Scotland housing association appoints new chief executive – 20 August

Herald Scotland: Edinburgh house price growth catching up with London – 20 August

Property Wire: New Law means Wales is first part of UK to introduce training for landlords and agents – 20 August

The National: Private tenants risk being exploited – 21 August