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A Dundee-based letting agent has been caught embezzling over £40,000 from her employer BS Properties Ltd. Amber Milne, 42, who worked as a letting agent for the company managing a portfolio of 150 properties, allegedly pocketed sums in the tens of thousands on several occasions between October

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An Edinburgh sheriff has ruled that the former solicitor of a widow’s late husband who had been renting out a flat the couple owned without her knowledge was required to pay £14,4000 in rent payments from 2007 to 2009, plus over £17,000 in interest, after she raised an action for

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Marcus Di Rollo examines the impacts of the Scottish Government's rent cap on investors, developers, and tenants, and explores the upcoming challenges and potential changes in rent control policies. The Scottish Government’s rent cap divides opinion. On one hand, it has arguably protected

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Regulations to introduce an arbitration scheme that aims to avoid excessive private rent increases when the current emergency rent cap regulations come to an end have been laid in the Scottish Parliament. Measures in the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Act which implemented a rent

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A consultation to transition the ending of the Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Act 2022 is too complex, unwieldy, costly to implement and would not be beneficial to tenants or landlords, according to a lettings and estate agency. The proposal – which has a deadline of 15th J

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Glasgow-based factoring firm Newton Property Management has successfully acquired Morison Walker Property Management, a historic company rooted in Greenock since its inception in the early 19th century. The acquisition sees Newton, a member firm of The Property Managers’ Association Scotland,

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