Braemore, Edinburgh’s largest letting agency, has announced its head office has moved to larger premises to accommodate its 65 staff in property management, administration, maintenance and finance.
Some 32 per cent of landlords in the UK – approximately 500,000 – say they have experienced rent arrears in the last 12 months, says the National Landlords’ Association.
The latest returns from Scotland’s rental market show the danger of rent controls according to the country’s largest independent letting agency.
Judith Wilson - who with husband Fergus is believed to be the country’s wealthiest private landlord - has been ordered to pay more than £3,000 in overdue council tax.
The Residential Landlords Association has welcomed calls by MPs and peers to hold off on new legislation to restrict so-called revenge evictions.
A landlord has been fined £6,000 for failing to register what has been described as a “filthy” Brighton property as a house in multiple occupation.
Foxtons is joining the London Rental Standard scheme, the voluntary standards guide set up by the capital’s mayor, Boris Johnson.
The head of a prominent regional letting agency has described Agents’ Mutual’s new portal as being led by a “cartel of industry organisations” who “don’t seem to believe in free markets” and whose actions will lead to the strengthening of power with Rightmove.
A newspaper has branded a Conservative MP as “the friend of the rogue landlord” because he deliberately “talked out” a proposal to stop so-called revenge evictions, when rogue landlords evicting tenants asking for basic repairs.