Airbnb has commissioned new analysis which claims that proposals from the Scottish Government to regulate short-term lets could put 17,000 jobs at risk and take almost £1 million a day out of the Scottish economy.
With Holyrood’s Local Government and Communities Committee now seeking views on the Fair Rents (Scotland) Bill, having previously dropped the proposed legislation due to a heavy workload, Govan Law Centre (GLC) has welcomed the "unprecedented" move as a "victory for open democracy". GLC, which
Holyrood’s Local Government and Communities Committee is seeking views on a new Bill which aims to increase private tenants’ protection by limiting rent increases and allowing them to seek a “fair” rent.
A residential portfolio comprising 118 residential properties across the Central Belt of Scotland has been sold by Places for People to private clients of Tay Letting for c.£10 million. The portfolio of properties was spread across eight developments in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Paisl
Candleriggs Development 2 Limited, the joint venture between Drum Property Group and Stamford Property Investments, has agreed an £81.5 million deal with Legal & General to deliver a major 346-apartment Build-to-Rent (BTR) scheme at Candleriggs Square in Glasgow. The deal marks the n
The PRS REIT, the closed-ended real estate investment trust that invests in new-build homes for the Private Rented Sector (PRS), has announced that an additional £50 million of development debt facilities have been approved with Barclays Bank. This takes the company’s overall debt facili
Scottish Greens housing spokesperson Andy Wightman MSP has today launched a campaign for a winter eviction ban. Mr Wightman's campaign to prohibit the eviction of private tenants between 1st November and 31st March comes as the Housing and Property Tribunal issued
Tenants across Scotland could be due a share of £697,554 after failing to claim back deposits at the end of their tenancies, SafeDeposits Scotland has revealed. In 2019, the Glasgow-based tenancy deposit scheme tracked down 2,750 tenants that had forgotten to claim their deposits back. In
David Alexander, joint managing director of property management firm Apropos, details why an increasing number of English landlords are seeking advice from the Scottish market as the eviction deadline approaches. Over the last few weeks apropos, a UK-wide property management platform, has
The Scottish Government has launched a consultation to gather final views on proposed new legislation for the regulation of short-term lets. The proposals include a mandatory licensing scheme to ensure that all short-term lets are safe and to address issues faced by neighbours.
Landlords are urging the Scottish Government to provide direct financial support to tenants who are falling into rent arrears to help the property owners survive the fallout of COVID-19. The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) has warned that despite almost half of landlords offering