Buy to Let index

January 2018 - Scottish rental market ended 2017 with higher yields than the UK

Stable financial picture for tenants

  • Arrears levels stabilised towards the end of the year around the 10% mark, Your Move Scotland found.

  • Some 10.4% of all tenancies had arrears of one day or more in December 2017. This is broadly in line with the 9.3% figure recorded in November and the 10.5% seen in October.

  • On an absolute basis, the number of households in serious arrears - defined as two months or more - was 7,542 this month.