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Scottish factoring business James Gibb Residential Factors has acquired the residential factoring division of Aberdeen-based commercial property consultancy FG Burnett. The acquisition grows the number of properties under management by James Gibb by 3,000 units, taking its total number of managed pr

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A surge in demand for property to rent in Scotland has sent available stock levels down almost two thirds in just three months with many prospective tenants around the country having unusual difficulty finding a home, according to the latest property rental report by Citylets.

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The residential property letting market in Glasgow and its surrounding areas is “going crazy” with rental prices soaring to record levels, according to Riccardo Giovanacci, the managing director of agency Newton Letting.  Mr Giovanacci said that monthly rents were achieving levels t

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Scotland’s largest membership organisation for private rented sector (PRS) landlords and letting agents has warned of a shortage of properties available to rent over the winter, increasing pressure on emergency housing provided by councils. The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) said its

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Reducing public liability insurance requirements and the removal of overprovision powers are among a series of “pragmatic and significant” changes to the licensing scheme for short-term lets in Scotland, social justice secretary Shona Robison has said. The changes also include

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Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) has worked with Kingdom Housing Association graduate trainee Eilidh MacDonald, key sector partners and SHN members to develop a best practice guide for the mid-market rent sector. Mid-market rent (MMR) housing has been around in Scotland for many year

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More vulnerable people have been able to remain independently in their homes throughout Argyll and Bute and much-needed improvements have been made to existing private housing stock, thanks to the council-managed Private Sector Housing Grant (PSHG).

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More landlords and tenants are opting to solve disputes independently, saving them weeks of waiting and potential stress caused by lengthy formal processes, new figures from SafeDeposits Scotland have revealed.  Between April and June, the Glasgow-based tenancy deposit scheme saw the percentage

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