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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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The establishment of a short-term let control area in the Badenoch and Strathspey ward of The Highland Council took a step closer yesterday with members agreeing the non-statutory Short-term Let Control Area Planning Policy for use in the determination of applications and the timetable to move forwa

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Propertymark has laid out its proposals to the Scottish Government ahead of its 2024-25 Budget with calls for a focus on three key areas: create a fairer private rental sector, increase places and homes for people to live and help reduce energy bills in people’s homes. In its pre-budget scruti

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Gavin Smith, chair of the CIH Scotland Board and service manager at Fife Council, reflects on the Autumn Statement and what it means for the private rented sector. On 22 November the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, announced as part of the UK Government’s Autumn Statement that Local

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University of Glasgow housing student Kevin Howe has received a prestigious award for his work outlining the implications of rent controls in the private rented sector. Kevin, who is studying for an MSc in housing studies, was awarded the Malcolm Smith Memorial Award by CIH Scotland. The accolade, j

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The average rent for a 2-bedroom private rented property increased by 14.3% in a year to reach an average of £841 per month, up £105 per month compared with the previous year, official figures have revealed.

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Glasgow's rental market has experienced an unprecedented surge, with a shortage of rental flats driving demand and prices to a decade high, according to local letting agency Rosevale Letting. “Rental returns are the strongest we’ve seen for the last seven to eight years or maybe even ten

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Property investment house Cox & Co has expanded its operation to include an estate agency division. The new arm of the Edinburgh-based business has five brokers covering the city and surrounding areas, with staffing set to quadruple in the next 24 months as the firm extends across the country.

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Fife's first ethical letting agency was officially launched last month. Fife Private Rental Solutions (FPRS) is keen to support a strong and sustainable private rental sector which can assist in tackling the homeless issue in Fife. Not just for vulnerable tenants or those on benefits, the service ha

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Indigo House, funded by the Nationwide Foundation, will this week launch the final phase of research to unveil how tenancy reform has impacted the experiences of tenants and landlords in Scotland’s private rental market. The research will be officially launched at the conference of the Scottis

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