Category: Property

ESPC’s Latest House Price Report

East Central Scotland Market Overview According to the latest House Price Report (September – November 2016) by ESPC, the property market in east central Scotland has remained healthy. Despite the decrease in the number of new homes brought to the market (8.3% YOY) and falling number of homes sold in the last 3 months (11.7%...

Evicted Daughter Takes Parents to European Court of Human Rights

‘You can’t choose your family’ so the saying goes… and perhaps resonating in some quarters more than others. But in the UK Supreme Court and now the European Court of Human Rights? When Mr & Mrs McDonald granted a lease to their daughter, it is unlikely they would have ever thought they could be facing...

Prevention Is Better Than Cure

With the recent float of Zoopla Property Group on the stock market to the value of around £1billion, we felt it was now the right time to fully inform the Scottish letting agent market as to why we didn’t want a partnership back in 2012 when Zoopla merged with Digital Property Group (DPG) to form...

Citylets to Sponsor ‘Building the Rented Sector’ Conference

Citylets is delighted to announce that it is headline sponsor for the eagerly awaited ‘Building the Rented Sector in Scotland’ conference next month at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh. Convened by Homes for Scotland (HFS)- the umbrella body for Scotland’s home building industry- the conference brings together those who wish to see the capacity of the...

Boom in Aberdeen Average Rents Makes the News

The latest Citylets Quarterly Report (Q3 2013) made headline news yesterday: We revealed that prices for renting in Aberdeen have soared to record levels as a shortage of properties has fuelled a frenzied demand by eager tenants. Rental prices have broken the four figure barrier for the first time with average monthly rents reaching £1,002...