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The Rise and Rise of the Private Rented Sector

As a lettings only portal the increase in coverage given by the main stream media to the private rented sector (PRS)  is certainly reassuring.  It is now widely recognised that the PRS has been growing in size and significance over the last 10 years, and we would argue that the quality of property and standards …

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Urban Hotspots See Sharp Rise in Rents 1

We are in the midst of compiling our analysis of the Scottish private rental market for the fourth quarter of 2012.  Here is a quick preview:  As the chart below shows there have been dramatic increases in average monthly rent recorded in the fourth quarter in Edinburgh and Aberdeen.  However, our preferred basis for analysing …

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Some of the cheapest rents are to be found in Glasgow

We thought it would be useful to expand on the small piece that appeared in yesterday’s Evening Times which can be seen here: It was based on figures compiled for our most recent report for Q3 2012 which can be found here: The 25 least expensive areas to privately rent in Scotland are listed below, and it …

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Citylets Video Summary of our Q3 2012 Report

A video summary of the latest Citylets market report for Scotland Q3 2012 is now available to watch on the Citylets YouTube channel.  Our three minute video gives you a quick round-up of all the key facts and figures from our definitive guide to the Scottish private rented sector.

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Citylets Strikes Deal With STV

Citylets.co.uk is delighted to announce that we have agreed a new partnership with STV, Scotland’s pre-eminent TV and digital media brand. The deal includes significant TV exposure while properties will also be showcased on STV’s flagship local sites stvglasgow.com and stvedinburgh.com from July. Thomas Ashdown, founder and MD of Citylets, said: “The deal with STV is …

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Scottish House Prices

This is a short update on the house price information we use in the Citylets Rental Report.  There are numerous house price indices available but we focus on the two which we feel give us the most reliable picture.  The index produced by the Department of  Communities and Local Government (CLG) is now being published direct from the …

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