Letting agents in the media – 16 September

 Mentions: Scottish Housing News: Conference to shine spotlight on better standards for Scotland’s 700,000 private renters – 14 September  Articles: Guild of Residential Landlords: Buy To Let Unaffected By Brexit, Say Letting Agents – 9 September Spokesperson Said: Landlords who are ashamed to reveal they rent out property – 9 September FT: Britain’s biggest landlord …


Letting agents in the media – 9 September

Please see below media monitoring from this week.   Mentions: The National: Scottish landlords back SNP bid to force changes in new Finance Bill – 5 September Scottish Housing News: Landlords support move to measure impact of tax changes on affordable housing supply – 5 September Property118: Scottish landlords support move to measure impact of …


In the media – 2 September

Mentions: The Scotsman: Home is where your heart is – and wallet – 31 August Edinburgh Evening News: Platform – John Blackwood – 31 August  Articles: CommonSpace: Scottish Refugee Council challenges landlords to do better for refugees – 29 August Property Industry Eye: Struck-off landlords and letting agents ‘continuing to operate’ claim – 30 August …


Letting Agents in the media – 28 August

Please see below media monitoring from this week. Mentions: Property Wire: Landlord campaigners should know soon if tax challenge can go ahead – 19 August Articles: Herald: Private landlords received £9.3bn in housing benefit – 20 August Scottish Financial News: Grant Thornton calls for ‘national conversation’ on Scotland’s housing strategy – 24 August BBC Scotland: …


Letting agents in the media – 19 August

Mentions: Herald: Landlords claim tax increase will affect tenants – 15 August The National: Landlord bodies unite for campaign to fight proposed tax changes – 15 August BBC Radio Scotland: Good Morning Scotland – 15 August Scottish Housing News: Scottish landlords launch new campaign against tax changes – 15 August STV: News at 6 – …


Letting agents in the media – 12 August

Mentions: Scottish Housing News: Putting it into practice: Shelter Scotland’s private rented sector conference – 11 August  Articles: Property Eye: Corbyn’s rent controls ‘won’t work’ say landlord bodies – 5 August Spectator: Rising rental payments could precipitate another financial crisis – 9 August Property Eye: Landlords may have to spend up to £5,000 to keep …


Letting agents in the media – 5 August

Letting agents in the media and articles of interest: Scottish Housing News: Regulator’s National Panel highlights tenant concern about future rent affordability – 29 July City AM: Opinion: Why more transparency is needed on letting fees to make sure both landlords and tenants are getting a good deal – 1 August BBC News: Home ownership …


Letting agents in the media – 29 July

Articles: Holyrood: Councils urged to do more as survey shows three-quarters of Scots think empty houses cause anti-social behaviour – 22 July Property Investor News: Tenants face ‘rent bombshell’ say landlords – 22 July Property118: TaxPayers Alliance Agree Landlord Tax Grabs Are Bad – 25 July Scottish Housing News: Training scheme to help South Ayrshire …


Letting agents in the media

Telegraph: Buy-to-let: Why’ll you’ll need a 60pc deposit – 9 July Property 118: Fraudulent Letting Agents Rank High on National Scam Awareness Week Radar – 11 July Herald: Scots rent rises among largest in UK – 12 July Property Eye: Agent jailed for a year after £15,000 theft of client money – 12 July Housing …


CLA members sweep the board at awards

The Lettings Agency of the Year Awards in association with The Sunday Times & The Times was held in June with members of the Scottish Association of Landlords’ Council of Letting Agents taking all three Scottish awards. Comments from the judges’ reports complimented these businesses saying of gold winner Clan Gordon that it was “an …