Friday Top 5 Round-up – May 16th 2014

Friday round up is our top 5 list of this weeks best news items for Landlords.

In this issue we have Rental Yield data for a number of Scottish cities, £7,300 cash back for Landlords for Energy efficiency improvements and beware how to avertise Commonwealth Games accomodation:

Rental Yield, the Ultimate Landlord Currency?

A look at current gross yields across a number of Scottish local authority areas.

From Citylets.co.uk ⇢

54% increase in BTL lending recorded in March

But-To-Let demand only seems to be getting stronger.

From PropertyReporter.co.uk ⇢

£15 million made available by Scottish Government as part of Green Homes Cashback scheme

Landlords are eligible to apply for up to £7,300 for energy efficiency measures in the their properties.

From Scotland.gov.uk ⇢

Over half of UK homes to be rented by 2032 – IMLA

‘Generation Rent’ looks like it will continue into the next generation as well.

From LandlordToday.co.uk ⇢

Landlords are banned from using Commonwealth name

Looking to cash in on the visitor influx for this year’s Commonwealth games? Be careful how to advertise your property…

From HeraldScotland.com ⇢