Buy to Let index

December 2017 - Scottish rental market continues to perform

Improvement in tenant finances

  • There was a welcome improvement in tenant finances between October and November, with the proportion of households in arrears falling.

  • Your Move Scotland found that 9.3% of tenancies were recorded as having arrears of a day of more this month. This is lower than the 10.5% recorded in October.

  • On an absolute basis, the number of households in serious arrears - defined as two months or more - was 7,610 this month.