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19
May

Letting agents in the media – 19 May

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest. Mentions: The National: No let-up in sight for housing agents – 22 May  Articles: Property118: Labour Party Manifesto for ‘Private Renters’ 2017 released – 17 May Mortgage Introducer: The next government must level the playing field between landlords and first-time buyers – 17 May Property118: Conservative …

12
May

Letting agents in the media – 12 May

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest – 12 May 2017 Articles: FT: Changes in the complex buy-to-let market – 8 May BBC: Concerns over rise of holiday lets in Edinburgh city centre – 8 May CityMetric: “The government should regard it as part of the solution”: What residential landlords want from this …

5
May

Letting agents in the media – 5 May

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest: Articles: Politics Home: Labour calls for landlords licensing scheme to end ‘unfit’ housing – 1 May PA News: Two-thirds of buy-to-let lenders forbid tenants on housing benefit – research – 1 May Property Wire: Number of UK landlords looking to buy more properties falls sharply – …

28
Apr

Letting agents in the media – 28 April

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest – 28 April. Articles: Simple: ‘Betrayed’ landlords urged to target marginal seats – 21 April City AM: New stamp duty rules are causing landlords to sell up in droves – 25 April Scottish Housing News: ‘Worrying’ report shows 24% increase in social sector evictions across Scotland …

21
Apr

Letting agents in the media – 21 April

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest – 21 April Mentions: Herald: Landlords urged to ensure work on their properties is safely done by a professional – 17 April Scottish Housing News: Campaign to encourage landlords to ensure repairs meet required standards – 18 April The National: Safety first call to landlords – …

14
Apr

Letting agents in the media – 14 April

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest – 14 April Mentions: Scottish Housing News: Private landlord event to be held in Stirling – 12 April Evening Telegraph (Dundee): Dundee homes like slums and will fail to meet new government standards – 12 April Scottish Housing News: ‘Vast majority’ of Dundee’s private homes would …

7
Apr

Letting agents in the media – 7 April

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest. Articles: Edinburgh Evening News: Council plans crackdown on Airbnb in Edinburgh – 3 April Simple: ‘Axe the Tenant Tax’ campaign steps up a gear – 4 April Edinburgh Evening News: Edinburgh set for new US-style rent control powers – 5 April City AM: The disastrous new …

2
Apr

Letting agents in the media – 31 March

Letting agents in the media and other articles of interest. Mentions: Scotsman: Forty evictions a day as rising housing costs bite – 1 April Articles: Property Wire: UK’s private rented sector could decline significantly by end of 2017 – 27 March Scottish Government: Scottish Social Housing Charter April 2017 – 28 March Scottish Housing News: …

27
Mar

Letting agents in the media – 24 March

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest. Articles: Simple: Landlords warned about advertising for tenants on websites – 17 March Scottish Government: Call to halt full service roll-out of Universal Credit – 22 March Scottish Housing News: Regulator shares best practice for landlords developing new homes- 23 March Guild of Residential Landlords: Stagnant …