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[caption id="attachment_220" align="alignnone" width="1024"] HMO Properties Pros and Cons[/caption] First let’s start with the basics. What exactly is an HMO?    A Housing in Multiple Occupation (HMO) rental property is one in which three or more unrelated people live in one property and [...]

The Best Native Scottish Trees to Plant in Your Garden  Trees can elevate a garden from nice, to stunning. Not only can trees provide shade, they can also afford privacy to gardens that are otherwise overlooked by other properties. Although planting trees and waiting for them to grow may seem [...]

[caption id="attachment_209" align="alignleft" width="1000"] 5 Essentials for Your Student Property[/caption] Many landlords decide to rent out to students for lots of different reasons: there is always a demand, with an HMO you can fill the flat up and make more money in rent,  [...]

  [caption id="attachment_203" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Is Rental Property a Good Retirement Investment[/caption] While most look forward to a retirement, not all receive a pension and/or may not have enough savings to live on for an extended period of time. Although the thought of retirement funds and plans may seem daunting, [...]

[caption id="attachment_196" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Landlord Insurance: What Does It Cover & Why Do You Need It?[/caption] Making the decision to rent out your property is no mean feat. You not only have to make sure your property is [...]

[caption id="attachment_191" align="alignleft" width="1024"] How Will Lockdown Impact Housing Prices?[/caption] There is no question that coronavirus has had a significant impact on the Scottish property market over the last three months since lockdown began. From the Scottish Government’s guidance released in March that outlined property [...]

[caption id="attachment_180" align="alignnone" width="702"] WHAT SHOULD YOU EXPECT FROM YOUR PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY[/caption]   It’s unprecedented times, a phrase we are hearing constantly at the moment. We have all been affected by COVID 19 and there is no doubt that there will be [...]

Last night we had the honour of sponsoring an award at the 7th annual Scottish Property Awards. High quality work to improve Scotland’s urban environment was been recognised at the glittering evening with winners revealed at a sold-out event held in Edinburgh last night.   [...]

With uncertainty about the countries future rife, official governing body reports and spokespeople were quick to warn the country about the seemingly catastrophic effects of Britans exit from the EU. One specific area of interest for those interested in the long-term effects of Brexit was the UK housing market which, according to predictions, was projected [...]

For most homeowners, the idea of their property accumulating income whilst they’re at work or running errands probably seems nothing but a distant dream. On most advice columns you’ll a find magnitude of ways to save you money in property, usually centring somewhere along the lines of loft insulation or smart meters and usually warranting [...]