Category: Property

LAR’s First Residential Conversion

A former commercial building at Westwood House, Edinburgh has been transformed into residential properties available for mid-market rent. This new housing development marks LAR Housing Trust’s first commercial to residential conversion and it’s the biggest deal to date since the charity’s launch in October 2015. LAR’s first venture into Edinburgh “This is a significant moment …


Loocrative Rental

A property to rent in Brighton has been attracting a lot of attention on social media… for all the wrong reasons. “Is that a rainfall shower head above the drain and loo??? Please tell me they installed an invisible wall in this prison cell,” reads one of the comments after the property had been posted …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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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