How much does it cost to operate one private rental property per year? This is a question that new or would-be landlords may be asking themselves, and now high-street lender Nationwide has calculated precisely how much, on average, it costs to run a single privately rented home. Continue reading
Scotland is famous the world over for a number of things – including kilts, shortbread, haggis, whisky, Trainspotting, Robert Burns, Hogmanay, the Edinburgh Fringe and William ‘Braveheart’ Wallace. In recent years, though, it has become an increasingly attractive proposition for landlords and property investors eager to achieve healthy rental yields.
As a landlord, you will have your own specific rules on smoking inside rental properties. For most, it’s a prohibited. In the majority of tenancy agreements, smoking will be outlined as one of the things that is not allowed as the risk of damage, stains and other issues is deemed too high. Continue reading
The sun is shining (yes, even in Scotland; well, most of it!) and the holiday and music festival season is in full swing, which means that summer is well and truly here. Continue reading
We hear the word HMO used plenty in the property industry, but there is sometimes confusion over what exactly it stands for and means. Continue reading
We’re sometimes led to believe that the relationship between landlords and tenants is sour and that many tenants are unhappy with the levels of service they receive and the rental properties they live in.