Fewer Properties Coming to East Central Scotland Amidst Continued Brexit Uncertainty

ESPC’s House Price Report for Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders showed that the volume of properties coming to the market in the last three months decreased by 2.9% year on year (YOY), with the capital itself reporting a more significant decrease of 7.5%. ESPC’s Business Analyst, Jamie Fraser-Davidson reported: “From August to October …

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Unique PRS Support Hub Helping Vulnerable Families

Glasgow City Council has set up a unique service to prevent homelessness and child poverty amongst families living in the private rented sector. No other local authority in Scotland provides such support for vulnerable families renting privately. The Private Rented Sector Support Hub Part of the council’s Housing and Regeneration Services, The Private Rented Sector …

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Forever Renting and Happy!

Renting is not a necessary evil as it turns out. To the contrary, new research shows that 75% of tenants are happy to rent, with 33% of those content with renting indefinitely. A survey of 2,000 tenants across the UK, revealed that the vast majority of Brits perceive renting as an attractive option rather than …

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X Factor Judge Leaves Property in XXX State

A London landlord has been awarded a compensation of over £70k from his tenant, a popstar and a former X Factor judge, for “trashing” his property. Tulisa Contostavlos, the former N-Dubz singer, rented a three bedroom apartment in Enfield, North London for £3,466 per month between September 2014 and July 2016. During her tenancy, the …

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North East Scotland Landlords Praised for Renting Responsibly

When it comes to protecting tenants’ deposits in Scotland, landlords of properties in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire have been proven to be the most responsible. Best protected tenants’ deposits in Scotland SafeDeposits Scotland have analysed the rates of landlords failing to protect tenants’ deposits and found that, based on the decisions made by the First-tier …

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New Partnership to Boost Home Supply in the Scottish PRS

Hundreds of new Build To Rent homes are to be delivered by Springfield Properties in partnership with Sigma. This collaboration between the Scottish housebuilder and the urban regeneration specialist who focuses on family homes, will see a number of new developments in Scotland’s key cities over the coming years. These new homes in Dundee, Edinburgh, …

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