The Scottish Government’s ‘A New Deal for Tenants’ consultation paper must represent equally the views of landlords and tenants, according to property firm DJ Alexander. The firm said that landlords and property investors are increasingly concerned that the current consultation is
Proposed reforms to the private rented sector are on the horizon for Scotland and upcoming sessions hosted by Propertymark will provide the opportunity to discuss some of the key proposals, their likely impacts on the sector, and highlight areas of concern to the listening ears of Scottish Governmen
Jennifer Campbell, head of estate agency at Baird Lumsden, the rural property arm of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors, has issued an urgent appeal to rural landlords to become involved in the consultation process which has just begun into the Scottish Government’s proposed New Deal for Tenants. Ms
The high levels of rental activity in Scotland in the previous quarter continued deep into Q4 of 2021 sending stock levels down to record lows and driving some rents to all-time highs, according to a new report.
Legislation proposing the permanent adoption or temporary extension of some beneficial measures enacted during the coronavirus pandemic, including pre-eviction protocols relating to rent arrears in the private rented sector, has now been published.
Scotland's private rental sector is in the grip of an unprecedented squeeze – with demand outstripping supply across the country and sending rental prices soaring to record levels, according to a new report.
The Highland Council has criticised the Scottish Government for the approval of new short term lets legislation without making any additional funding available to implement the licensing scheme. Following last week's approval, local authorities will be required to establish a short-term le
All short-term let properties will require a licence to ensure they are safe and the people providing them are suitable, under legislation approved by the Scottish Parliament. Local authorities will be required to establish a short-term lets licensing scheme by 1 October 2022, and existing hosts and
New proposals have been submitted to transform Dalian House in Glasgow into 92 flats for private rent instead of the apartments for sale previously approved for the property. Permission was previously given to Mosaic Architecture + Design on behalf of Calmont Group for
Plans to deliver a new deal for tenants, with stronger rights, greater protections against eviction and access to greener, higher-quality, more affordable housing, have been launched. The proposals, which are open to public consultation from today, aim to deliver a fairer rented sector that meets th
Lettings and estate agency Lomond Group has become the largest lettings and estate agent in Scotland after acquiring DJ Alexander. The move, which was supported by Lomond Group’s private equity partner LDC, brings Lomond Group’s portfolio of managed properties to 9,500 in Scotland, and s