Buy-to-let mortgages stable despite slowdown in market

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Latest data has revealed an overall slowdown in mortgages despite the stability in the buy-to-let market with an expected further growth of 1 per cent in the next quarter.

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Scottish Letting Agent Registration figures update

Tuesday 12 November 2019

The number of letting agents in Scotland who are now operating with a Letting Agent Registration Number (LARN) stands at 837 from 977 applications received by the Scottish Government.

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Tenants Liability Insurance, a win win

Tuesday 12 November 2019

Tenant Shop has been working with Letting Agents for over ten years and provide a portfolio of products and services via their technology platform, SULU.

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Scottish Parliament Committee release Empty Homes report

Tuesday 12 November 2019

The Local Government and Communities committee has released its Empty Homes in Scotland report on the back of the responses received to their short focussed inquiry into empty homes.

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Clarity on Welsh default fees by the end of 2019

Monday 11 November 2019

The Welsh Government has published a summary of responses to its consultation on default fees and prescribed information. The document outlines that the Welsh Government will introduce two new regulations to amend the Act imminently.

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Housing Minister not in favour of rent controls

Friday 08 November 2019

London’s Labour Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has returned to his campaign to win powers which would allow him to impose rent controls despite the Housing Minister speaking out against.

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Changes to Tenancy Deposit Regulations in Scotland

Friday 08 November 2019

The Tenancy Deposit Amendment Regulations (Scotland) 2019 comes into force on 11 November and applies to all approved Tenancy Deposit Schemes in Scotland.

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‘No plans’ to introduce national landlord register

Thursday 07 November 2019

Government has confirmed that a detailed assessment of the ‘A licence to rent’ report has not been undertaken and there are no plans in place to introduce a national landlord register.

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Government grant to tackle rogue landlords

Thursday 07 November 2019

Funding has been made available to local authorities in order to effectively target rogue landlords, support good landlords in fulfilling their responsibilities and empower tenants.

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ARLA Propertymark political manifesto

Monday 04 November 2019

Ahead of the political parties finalising their manifestos for the forthcoming General Election, Propertymark has published its own manifesto calling on the new Government to regulate and reform the housing sector.

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