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 – …


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 …


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– …


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’ – …


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 …


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 …


Letting agents in the media – 28 March

Articles: Scottish Housing News: Stamp Duty changes could herald LBTT rethink, says Scottish tax body – 18 March Herald: Ian McConnell: Housing market strength contrasts with broader economic weakness – 18 March Scotsman: Backing landlords shows leases need not be fair – 21 March Herald: Scots house price growth to be half that of rest …


Letting agents in the media – 18 March

Coverage: Aberdeen City Council: Report to look into HMOs in Aberdeen – 16 March BBC News: MSPs approve new regulations for tenants and landlords – 17 March Scottish Government: Private Tenancies Bill passed – 17 March  Articles: Click-Let: Changes to Electrical Safety requirements for landlords – 10 March Simple: Scottish finance secretary unclear on u-turn …


Letting Agents in the media – 11 March

Coverage: Edinburgh Evening News: No let-up for apprentices – 7 March Edinburgh Evening News: Unintended consequences of new homes-to-let law  Articles: Herald: Collaboration needed to tackle housing shortage, Scottish conference hears – 5 March BBC News: Registers of Scotland: House prices up by 3.6% in 2015 – 9 March Edinburgh Evening News: Scottish planning and …


Letting agents in the media – 4 March

Coverage: BBC Radio Scotland: John Blackwood on John Beattie Show – 24 February (File can also be downloaded from same location) The Herald: English gangsters “disrupted” after trying to move in to Scottish – 1 March  Articles: Scottish Government: Private Rented Sector (PRS) Rental Income Guarantee – 25 February Scottish Housing News: Blog: Let’s focus …