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20
Aug

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 […]

12
Aug

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 […]

7
Aug

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, […]

7
Jul

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 […]