HMO Properties: Pros and Cons
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 share a bathroom and kitchen. Many student properties are HMO due to the desire for students to live with their peers and save money wherever possible. However, with […]
The Best Native Scottish Trees to Plant in Your Garden
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 daunting and tedious, there are several native Scottish trees that are particularly fast growing and could add […]
5 Essentials for Your Student Property
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, and you can be covered for rent even when your property is empty. Although kitting out a student flat may seem like a headache, […]
Is Rental Property a Good Retirement Investment?
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, the importance of ensuring financial stability during your retirement cannot be understated. For those without pension […]
Landlord Insurance: What Does It Cover & Why Do You Need It?
Making the decision to rent out your property is no mean feat. You not only have to make sure your property is up to code, you need to make sure that no personal valuables are stored in the property, and you have to make sure you have the right insurance cover for your property in […]
How Will Lockdown Impact Housing Prices?
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 moves should be delayed, to the government’s stipulation that property viewings should not taking place until social distancing measures can […]