News

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 …

17
Mar

Letting agents in the media – 17 March

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest. Articles:   Property Wire: Lettings industry urged to be careful about deposit deductions following legal case – 10 March Herald: Warning as rent arrears soar after Universal Credit pilot is rolled out in Scotland – 13 March Scotsman: Rents in Edinburgh set to soar 20% in …

10
Mar

Letting agents in the media – 10 March

Letting Agents in the media and articles of interest, w/e 10 March 2017. Mentions: Scottish Housing News: Landlords slam Chancellor’s ‘undermining’ of efforts to solve Scotland’s housing crisis – 10 March Kingdom FM: Landlords: tax rules could see rents rise – 10 March Property118: Chancellor slammed for undermining efforts to solve housing crisis in Scotland …

3
Mar

Letting agents in the media – 3 March

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest – 3 March Mentions: The National: Council of Letting Agents issues warning to industry over new regulations – 27 February Press & Journal: Lettings agents welcome new rules to drive out industry “rogues” – 27 February Scottish Housing News: CIH Scotland welcomes new clarification on registration …

2
Mar

Letting Agent regulation – are you ready?

From next year all those who carry out letting agency work in Scotland will be required to register with Scottish Ministers and abide by a statutory code of practice. The Scottish Government has published a letting agent registration guide to assist letting agents to understand what their business needs to do to prepare for registration …

27
Feb

Letting agents in the media – 24 February

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest – 24 February Articles: Herald: First-time buyers £850 a year better off than those renting – 20 February Property118: Generation Rent have produced a video telling tenants “How to Fight a Rent Hike in 10 Steps” – 20 February Property Wire: Landlords in UK more optimistic …