Category: Property

Legal & General Breaks Ground on First BTR Development in Scotland

Works have begun on Legal & General’s first purpose built apartments for the Scottish Private Rented Sector. Legal & General have provided funds for Drum Property Group to construct two 18 storey towers, consisting of 324 flats within Glasgow’s new Buchanan Wharf waterside regeneration area, one of Scotland’s biggest ever construction projects. The site once …

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Watt on Earth?

An estate agent in Middlesex was inundated with enquiries for a property after it came to light that it had been fitted with some 147 plug sockets throughout. The five bedroom detached house in Pinner sparked a heated conversation on social media due to the ridiculous number of outlets scattered randomly around, with as many …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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