To Let Boards under review ?

We note that one major UK city is now considering banning Agents from putting up boards , on the grounds that they may attract unwanted attention from opportunist thieves  and that the proliferation of them in certain areas is becoming an eyesore. Boards are an excellent way of identifying where the property is located and […]

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The Private Housing ( Tenancies) ( Scotland ) Act.

2017 is going to see some major changes to the tenancy laws that will offer more security for tenants but might cause a few headaches for landlords.  So what , in simple terms does it say ? Firstly , the no fault ground for eviction will be scrapped which means that unless certain criteria are […]

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Agents save Landlords an average of £1900 per annum.

A new survey has confirmed that using an Agent will save you money rather than the reverse position. In fact its easy to see how that can be.  Letting privately may seem to be the most cost effective option but lets look at the facts. Agents have the tools to value your property correctly so […]

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Zoopla agree to aquire Hometrack.

Zoopla have been providing their services to Rentlocally for some time and this announcement further enhances their standing as one of our most effective partners. Hometrack provides residential property market insight to mortgage lenders and investors. It will give us additional tools to deliver valuations on property for sale / purchase to ensure that if […]

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Qualifications for Property Managers.

Its becoming clear that as the industry regulates its conduct ,  practitioners will have to meet certain basic standards. This all has direct correlation to what happened in the financial services industry when it went through this process. Property managers are starting to apply in numbers for  the Scottish – SCQF LEVEL 5 which will […]

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