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A property technology company has announced plans to invest £1 billion to buy and retrofit 3,000 private rented sector homes. Backed by institutional investors, IMMO uses artificial intelligence and other technology to identify homes that offer ‘value-add’ opportunities, in this ca

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Perth and Kinross Council (PKC) is exploring the possibility of introducing a short-term let control area in Highland Perthshire. In February, the City of Edinburgh Council became the first council to implement such a control zone.

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Edinburgh family business At Home In Edinburgh is celebrating after being named Residential Lettings Team of the Year at the Scottish Home Awards, which recognise excellence in the Scottish housing and house-building industry. This is the first time that At Home in Edinburgh’s small team of ju

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Property factoring specialist Newton Property Management recorded a 9% increase in revenue in 2021, and is set to grow headcount and strengthen its leadership team in 2022. Posting revenue of £3.78 million (2020: £3.45m), the firm founded in 2001 by chairman Stephen O’Neill now man

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A new scheme to regulate short-term lets in Glasgow is set to go out to public consultation. The proposed scheme follows changes this year to the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 that allows local authorities to introduce a licensing framework for owners of properties intended for short-term ren

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The Highland Council wants to hear the views of residents, visitors, interested groups and organisations on the council’s short-term let draft policy statement and proposed additional conditions for a licence. Earlier this year the Scottish Parliament approved legislation to introduce a new li

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Research conducted by Propertymark into the shrinking private rented sector has been raised in the Scottish Parliament during a debate on the implications of the Coronavirus (Recovery and Reform) Bill. Propertymark recently surveyed over 400 letting agents across the UK.

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Scottish homeowners could lose the most financially from the Holyrood Government’s proposed introduction of rent controls according to analysis of recent studies by property firm DJ Alexander Ltd. The firm said it found that recent studies of countries where rent controls were introduced revea

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