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Property agent professional body Propertymark has written to cabinet secretary for social justice, housing and local government Shona Robison to seek clarification on the recent announcement from the Scottish Government on rent freezes and a moratorium of evictions until at least 31 March 2023.

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The First-tier Tribunal for Scotland has granted a wrongful termination order under the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 for payment of £4,800 to a woman who was evicted from an Aberdeen property after being told the property was to be sold. Linzi Catto, the tenant under a priva

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A licensing scheme for all short-term lets in Dundee will be introduced on October 1, in line with recent Scottish Government legislation. Before it goes live, Dundee City Council is looking for views on the draft policy statement and proposed additional licensing conditions.

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The private rented sector is not the reason for fewer Scottish homeowners, according to analysis of the official data by property firm, DJ Alexander Ltd. The property firm said that the Scottish Government argues that if there was no private rented sector (PRS) then more houses would be available fo

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Aberdeenshire Council is seeking the views of residents, visitors and other interested stakeholders on its draft short-term lets policy statement and proposed additional conditions for a licence. Local authorities in Scotland are legally obliged to introduce a licensing scheme for properties operati

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Propertymark is calling on both letting and estate agents from across the country to share their thoughts and experiences as it looks to scope out the extent of the issue of short-term lets through its online survey. The membership organisation for estate agents said that while the rise of the short

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North Ayrshire Council is inviting people to have their say on the proposed short-term let policy, due to come into effect later this year. The short-term let licensing scheme will apply to a wide range of accommodation including self-catered properties, B&Bs and guest houses as well as other te

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East Lothian Council is preparing a new Local Housing Strategy (LHS) which will set out how housing and housing services will be delivered in the area for the next five years (2023-28). Varrying out a range of engagement activities to gather views from people living in all types of housing in East L

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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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