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05
Jul
2019
by mWickens
The Scottish Government is currently consulting on proposals to improve the energy efficiency and condition standards of privately rented... Read more >
05
Jul
2019
by mWickens
Scottish government announce changes to landlord registration in ScotlandMandatory private landlord registration has been in place in... Read more >
21
Jun
2019
by mWickens
More than 100 businesses that have failed to sign up to Scotland’s new letting agent register are risking fines and jail.Trading as an... Read more >
20
Jun
2019
by mWickens
Tenants in Scotland are claiming letting agents are demanding rip-off fees despite a law banning them from making the charges.Campaigners... Read more >
19
Jun
2019
by mWickens
Housing chiefs are planning a new law to close a loophole allowing landlords to exploit tenants by offering them holiday lets instead of... Read more >
16
May
2019
by mWickens
Rents are rising slower in Scotland than the rest of the UK, according to the latest official data.Rent increases have hovered around the 0... Read more >
16
May
2019
by mWickens
Landlords in Scotland are reaping more profits from their rental homes than others across England and Wales.Yields in Scotland average 4.6... Read more >
07
May
2019
by mWickens
The number of homes going under the hammer in Scotland has reduced by more than a fifth in the first quarter of the year.Only 120... Read more >
30
Apr
2019
by mWickens
Landlords in Scotland pay more tax on their rental profits than those in England, says a leading tax consultancy. That’s because the rate... Read more >
15
Mar
2019
by mWickens
Politicians in Holyrood and Westminster may have made a huge mistake by making buy to let investors pay punitive taxes, claims a leading... Read more >

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