Serviced Accommodation trumps buy-to-let every time

The Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) is a year old this week and it’s been a disappointing 12 months for the buy-to-let market. The biggest shake-up in private renting legislation in 30 years was introduced last November to provide more protection to tenants and to force ‘bad apple’ landlords to change their practices. Has it worked?…

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Everyone’s turning to serviced apartments in Scotland

Tourism in Scotland is booming, generating a combined turnover of £7bn in 2017, employing 211,000 people (12 per cent of Scotland’s workforce), and contributing £3.8bn in GVA terms. The market for short-term rentals and serviced apartments in Scotland is expanding alongside, with estimates from VisitScotland showing that approximately 17% of all tourist visitors stay in…

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Move over hotels and welcome to serviced apartments in Scotland

Move over hotels, serviced apartments in Scotland are the way to go when selecting accommodation options for your employees working away in the UK or coming from overseas When it comes to picking the right lodging for your employees visiting from overseas, factors like price, location and suitability must be considered. Here’s why serviced apartments…

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Serviced apartments in Scotland hit by tourist tax

Nobody wants to talk about politics if they can avoid it, but we’d be interested to hear what you have to say about Edinburgh City Council’s new wheeze – the tourist tax. Under the local authority’s plans, tourists visiting the city between April and September will be charged the transient visitor levy (aren’t all visitors…

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