As a landlord, the last thing you want to do is scare potential tenants off. With this mind, you’ll probably be eager to know the biggest turn-offs for renters when viewing a property so you can avoid these potential pratfalls. Continue reading
The end of 2017 saw some huge changes to the Scottish private rented sector, with a new type of tenancy introduced to make the process simpler, fairer and more transparent for landlords, letting agents and tenants alike.
The last year has been a busy and eventful one for the Scottish lettings sector, with a new type of tenancy introduced and booming tenant demand.
But what do landlords need to do to ensure their properties are kept up to scratch and they remain successful in 2018? Continue reading
Over 70% of Scots are happy to rent a property, according to new research, with many opting to live in the private rented sector for lifestyle reasons and the added flexibility it provides.
With tougher buy-to-let lending criteria set to be introduced in late September, landlords across the UK are being urged to remortgage before it becomes much trickier to secure finance. Continue reading
Landlords in Scotland continue to have more reason to cheer than their counterparts in England and Wales, according to new research on rental yields.
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.
It’s always pleasing to read positive, upbeat news regarding the rental sector, so landlords in Scotland will be keen to know that the start to 2017 has been a good one for anyone with a stake in letting property. Continue reading
The latest findings from the National Landlords Association (NLA) have revealed that 35% of landlords believe leaving the EU will have a negative impact on their ability to attract tenants. Continue reading