This category of posts are all geared towards helping landlords. News and tips for new and established landlords in Scotland.

April 10, 2024

Landlord’s Guidance for Replacing the Locks on a Rented Property

Changing the locks on your rental property is easy, but you should be aware of potential legal consequences. Next, we’ll go over everything a landlord needs to know about changing the locks on a rental property. Why do Landlords have […]
April 1, 2024

7 Garden Shed Security Tips to Secure your Valuables

The UK has millions of garden sheds, which implies millions of opportunity for burglars to strike. Summer is peak time for shed raids, so now is the time to think about whether yours is secure enough. Here are some effective […]
March 29, 2024
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Switch My Property Portfolio Letting Agent In Glasgow

How to change the letting agent for your Glasgow property portfolio Are you a landlord with rental properties in Glasgow? Feeling underwhelmed by the service you’re receiving from your current letting agent? You might be surprised to hear that switching […]
March 20, 2024

Rental Resolutions: Five Ways Landlords Can Get More Effective in 2024

We examine five ways landlords might improve their property management strategy. Do you plan to make some changes in 2024? Have you resolved to get in shape, work less, or pursue a new hobby? So, if you’re a landlord, why […]
March 11, 2024

Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Wait Until Spring to List Your Property

Here we look at the benefits of listing a home now rather than waiting until spring. If you’ve decided to put your house on the market in 2024, there’s one important question you must answer. When should I put my […]
February 19, 2024

Transitional measures proposed as rent cap in Scotland ends

Regulations to assist renters concerned about rent rises following the termination of the emergency rent cap have been introduced in the Scottish Parliament. The rent adjudication process will be temporarily amended for one year beginning on April 1 2024, subject […]
February 5, 2024

The Advantages of Using Local Letting Agents in Glasgow

If you’ve decided to rent out your Glasgow property, there are plenty of advantages to using a local letting agent - from market share to personal service.
February 5, 2024
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Changing Letting Agent in Glasgow: How to Make the Switch

Changing letting agents is easier than you think. Choose your new agent well, and the switch will happen simply, often without you having to lift a finger.
February 2, 2024

8 Simple Rules for Finding the Best Letting Agent

Updated 02/02/2024 If you are a landlord in Scotland you may decide to use a professional letting agent to rent out or manage your property. However there are many letting agents out there, so how do you decide which one […]
January 22, 2024

Why Every Landlord Should Have a Schedule of Condition

In the UK, the private renting sector has grown rather quickly in recent years. This is because people want to rent more and are having trouble getting mortgages. This has led to a lot of new landlords, who often buy […]
December 15, 2023

How to become a landlord who embraces pets

Letting to tenants with pets can have many benefits for both landlords and tenants.  Here we look at some ways that landlords might make the accommodation they are providing for rent more pet-friendly. If you’re a landlord seeking long-term tenants, […]
November 13, 2023

Should I sell or rent out my house?

Inheriting a property or having responsibility for a second house can raise the question of whether it should be sold and the proceeds deposited, or whether it should be used as an investment opportunity and rented out. While selling your […]
November 3, 2023

Protect Your Rental Property During the Winter

As we approach the cold Scottish winter months, it’s important to prepare your property to avoid problems that could result in void periods or costly repairs. A new study shows that rental properties’ void time has decreased every month since […]
October 21, 2023

Making Preparations For Photographing Your Property

Prepare Your Property for Photography It’s important to get your property ready for photos so that the pictures show the place as it really is and give your property the greatest opportunity to sell. People who might rent or buy […]
October 9, 2023

How Can I Save Money on my Investment Property Portfolio?

Property has always been seen as a good investment because it gives steady rates of return and because people will always want homes, offices, and other places to live and work. But, no matter how well your real estate business […]
October 2, 2023
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Landlord for the First Time? How to Avoid Common Mistakes

Are you thinking about buying a house to rent out? Becoming a landlord is a big step, and there’s no question that it can help you make money. Property has always been a good long-term business, so it makes sense […]
September 28, 2023
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What is a property service charge and why do I have to pay it?

Buying a flat or apartment is exciting. It often presents a sensible investment. As a smart buyer, you’ll want to make sure everything is in order before making a big decision. Part of this means knowing what service charges are. […]
August 8, 2023

How your commute might impact your property options

How your commute might impact your property options Since so many Scots have been working from home and avoiding public transportation over the past couple of years, it’s a factor that many of us haven’t had to consider in a […]
August 3, 2023

How can you make your house more environmentally friendly?

How can you make your house more environmentally friendly? Like the majority of us, you’ve undoubtedly found yourself making small changes here and there to make your home more environmentally friendly, such as recycling rubbish and limiting your driving. Is […]
June 18, 2023

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing An Agent

A skilled agent will advise you on how to sell your property, assist you in setting a reasonable asking price, create a professional marketing strategy, and negotiate on your behalf to help you achieve the best possible price. Moreover, a […]
April 27, 2023

Choosing a letting agent in an age of transparency

Eight simple tips to help you choose a letting agent. 1 Check Online Reviews Online reviews are becoming increasingly important, with 88% of consumers worldwide consulting reviews when looking for a local business. The volume of negative reviews is the […]
April 14, 2023

Who Is Liable for Mould In A Rented Property? Tenant or Landlord

Although the condition of rental housing in the UK has significantly improved over the past few decades, one problem still affects both tenants and landlords: mould. The fact that both landlords and tenants are accountable for preventing mould growth is […]
March 20, 2023

How Letting Agents Can Help You Maximise Your Rental Income

Even though UK property taxes have changed in the past few years, a buy-to-let property investment can still make money. As a landlord, there are many ways to get the most money out of your rentals and increase your earnings.  […]
March 16, 2023

Out Top Tips To Attract Reliable Tenants

You are entrusting possibly one of your best assets to strangers when you rent out your property, which may be pretty intimidating.  Finding new tenants is not tricky, but finding great tenants is. How can you guarantee that prospective tenants […]