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Riccardo Giovanacci Glasgow-based factoring and letting services provider Newton Property has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Riccardo Giovanacci ARLA, NAEA, as associate director & head of letting.

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A Build to Rent scheme currently being delivered in Fountainbridge, Edinburgh Housing minister Kevin Stewart has announced the launch of the UK’s first Rental Income Guarantee Scheme (RIGS) to support investment in private rented housing.

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The private rented sector (PRS) has tripled in size since the advent of devolution and its reversal is a goal that Holyrood should “triumph not fear”, a new report has argued. New data on the experience of households in Scotland analysed by think tank Common Weal has revealed that the PRS contin

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Landlords in a London borough will now need to apply for planning permission before renting out their homes to multiple people following a landmark change of planning rules for new Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs). The new rule comes in as part of the Royal Borough of Greenwich's aim to crack do

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The City of Edinburgh Council should be at the head of the queue to use new legal powers to tackle soaring rents in the private rented sector, the city’s Green councillors have argued. New research published by the party shows that city rents have soared by 40% in the last seven years, far outstri

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A motion to commission a report to investigate the possibility of introducing Rent Pressure Zones (RPZs) across Glasgow has been approved by councillors. Designed to cap any future increase in rent in a local authority area, RPZs will become available as part of the new Private Housing (Tenancies) (

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The cost of privately renting a home in the UK is set to increase as landlords pull out of the sector in the coming year, surveyors have warned. The August residential market survey conducted by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has found that nearly two-thirds of surveyors expect

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Almost a fifth of landlords in England and Wales are now less likely to rent to nationals from the European Union or the European Economic Area as a result of the immigration checks they are now expected to make, a study has found. A survey due to be published by the Residential Landlords Associatio

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The Scottish Government has pledged to establish an expert group together with a £50 million fund with the aim of eradicating homelessness for good. Announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon as she delivered her Programme for Government for 2017/18 to the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday, the ‘En

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