News

5
Aug

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 …

29
Jul

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 …

22
Jul

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 …

17
Jul

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 …

15
Jul

Letting agents in the media – 15 July

Articles: Telegraph: Buy-to-let: Why’ll you’ll need a 60pc deposit – 9 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 Today: Scottish Government responds to Independent Review of Planning – 13 July Scottish Housing News: …

8
Jul

Letting agents in the media – 8 July

Articles: Herald: First Scots prosecution over failure to protect tenants’ deposits expected to lead to more – 5 July Simple: Landlords should not fear Brexit – 5 July Herald: Brexit fall-out continues to hit property sector – 6 July 24 Dash: Opinion: The end of Buy to Let – blessing or disaster? – 7 July …

4
Jul

Letting agents in the media – 4 July

Articles: Property Wire: British rental prices up 2.5% year on year – 28 June Scotsman: Danny Lafferty: Landlords need help on energy regulations – 28 June Scottish Housing News: Scottish Housing Regulator makes more information available about how it works – 1 July Scottish Housing News: Over £110m worth of empty homes brought back into …

27
Jun

Letting agents in the media – 27 June

Articles: Homelet: HomeLet Launch First in New Series of eBooks for Landlords – 21 June Scottish Housing News: Launch of £2m fund to boost community decision-making – 21 June Herald: Rents hit record high in Scotland as would-be landlords are put off by letting costs, says You Move – 22 June 24Dash: Scottish landlords ‘heading …

20
Jun

Letting agents in the media

Articles: Guardian: Right to buy plans floated by Corbyn backed by centre-right thinktank – 12 June Herald: Flat rents are rising but wage increases cut impact – 13 June (attached) Simple: More than a quarter of buy-to-let landlords are turning to the web – 13 June Daily Mirror: Generation rent pay half their post-tax income …

10
Jun

Letting agents in the media – 10 June

Scottish Housing News: Abandonment a problem for almost half of Scottish landlords – 3 June Daily Record: Top SNP MSP in secret landlord probe after whistleblower alerts ethics watchdog – 5 June Independent: Britain’s housing shortage takes marriage, children, and careers off the agenda for millions – 6 June The Move Channel: Rising tenant demand …