New build approvals in Scotland on the rise

New build approvals in Scotland on the rise

The number of affordable houses being approved in Scotland during 2016 increased by around 20 per cent, according to the latest Quarterly Housing Statistics for Scotland. The rise has been hailed as g [...]

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15-March-17 General Lettings News
Hundreds of rental homes to be built in Edinburgh

Hundreds of rental homes to be built in Edinburgh

A new joint venture between Apache Capital and Moda Living is set to deliver a new build-to-rent village in the centre of Edinburgh. The £215 million deal, featuring land bought from Grosvenor B [...]

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14-March-17 General Lettings News
London rent fall drags down national average

London rent fall drags down national average

The cost of rents has seen a fall for the first time in six years, as the cost of new tenancies in London and south-east England dropped dramatically. Newly agreed rental contracts across England, Sco [...]

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13-March-17 General Lettings News
Build to rent could support increased demand in the rental sector

Build to rent could support increased demand in the rental sector

Build to rent properties could be the answer to addressing Britain's property supply, according to a new report. The British Property Federation (BPF) and Savills, in conjunction with the London S [...]

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13-March-17 General Lettings News
Low-income households being “priced out of rental market”

Low-income households being “priced out of rental market”

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has suggested that rents are not in-line with household incomes, which could be problematic for landlords looking for new tenants. According to RICS [...]

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10-March-17 General Lettings News
Could renting to pet owners be the best option?

Could renting to pet owners be the best option?

When it comes to pets, a lot of landlords don't want to consider the hassle of renting to tenants who have them. Many letting agents will also advise landlords not to accept pets due to the possib [...]

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10-March-17 Property Management
North East rental initiative could improve renters' credit scores

North East rental initiative could improve renters' credit scores

A new initiative from Experian is set to help private tenants improve their credit histories. Galley Properties is set to be the first estate and letting agent in the North East to provide this new se [...]

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09-March-17 General Lettings News
Rental prices see rise across Scotland

Rental prices see rise across Scotland

The Scottish rental market has seen a surge, starting the year off on a good footing, with average properties being let for £571 per month, reports the Property Reporter. New data from Your Move [...]

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08-March-17 General Lettings News
London boroughs pricing families out of renting

London boroughs pricing families out of renting

London rental costs have increased so much that a family of four looking for a property in Hammersmith and Fulham will require a six figure income to afford a basic living space. According to new rese [...]

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07-March-17 General Lettings News
Mayor of London calls for short-term lets to be limited at 90 days

Mayor of London calls for short-term lets to be limited at 90 days

The mayor of London Sadiq Khan has called for short-term lettings to have a set limit on the maximum duration someone can rent for in the city, it has been reported. Recently, Airbnb, which allow [...]

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06-March-17 General Lettings News