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Chris Moncreiff, as a political commentator of many years experience, makes some valid points about the state of the Labour Party (Argus, Sept 8th). Some readers may worry what this means for the running of their local council in Brighton and Hove. 489 more words

Council

Solving the housing crisis must acknowledge broader changing demands and demographics

A recently published report found that home ownership has dropped from 69% in Scotland at its 2004 peak to 63% now.

The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) would like to see a long-term strategic plan that allows people to choose the right housing solution for their circumstances, recognising those requirements are likely to change over time. 303 more words

Guest Blog

A revolutionary way to let a property or a recipe for disaster?

Browsing through our endless emails from Google alerts we came across an article from Simple Landlords Insurance which caught our eye – “An estate agent is paying tenants first year’s rent” and it got us thinking…. 263 more words

Landlords

Private Rented Sector vital to success of Dundee regeneration

Uncertainty and discouragement must stop if landlords are to provide the accommodation needed for Dundee to grow, says Amanda Wiewiorka (Director, Wardhaugh Property)

For the past two decades Dundee has been at the centre of what could be one of Scotland’s greatest city regeneration stories.  413 more words

Guest Blog

Should Property Investors be exempt from Stamp Duty?

There has been so much in the news lately about the Stamp Duty changes, it is little wonder that there are so many opinions floating around on the subject. 537 more words

Landlords

Rent controls: lessons from Berlin?

In March 2016, a study by the Centre for Economics and Business Research highlighted the growing problem of rising rents in the UK. The Cost of Renting… 911 more words

Housing