August 23, 2023

5 simple improvements to make your rental more homely

5 simple improvements to make your rental more homely A disadvantage for individuals accustomed to renting may be that since you don’t actually own the house, it might be challenging to make it feel like home. There may be limitations […]
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 […]
August 3, 2023

How to get my deposit back from my landlord in Scotland

The majority of landlords or rental agents will require a deposit from you when you move into a leased home. The landlord or letting agent will confirm the amount of money to be put down to serve as a guarantee […]
July 11, 2023

How to stay organised while house hunting

Who wouldn’t be thrilled about the idea of finding your dream home? House-hunting can be a really exciting time. However, when buying a home, it is easy to get carried away, so you should take your time with what may […]
July 6, 2023

Handy strategies for keeping up with your rent payments

The number of people renting in the UK is higher than it has ever been. Tenants paid a record £51.6 billion in rent in 2022, more than double the £22.6 billion they had paid in 2012 a decade earlier. According […]
July 3, 2023

Ways to improve your home on a budget

The more room and features a home has to offer, generally speaking, the better when it comes to raising its worth. When evaluating a property, the state of the property, any maintenance tasks that may be necessary, and the possibility […]
June 20, 2023
letting agents in Glasgow

The difference between price and value

As Warren Buffet observed, “Price is what you pay, value is what you get”. I often ponder this after receiving enquiries from prospective clients who cannot think of anything to talk about except price.  I’d say most of our incoming […]
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 […]
June 6, 2023

Moving With A Dog? Helping Your Best Friend Adjust To A New Home

Even though it’s a bit cliché, moving to a new home is stressful. But imagine all of your familiar settings changing overnight without you having the mental capacity or thought to prepare. Here you are in your dog’s world! Moving […]
June 2, 2023

How to Identify Signs of Damp Issues and What to Do If You Find It

In its most basic definition, damp refers to a great deal of moisture. However, the word “damp” can frighten both tenants and landlords. It is simple to understand why given concerns over the possibility the property is suffering structural damage, […]
May 12, 2023

Renting With Pets – What Are The Rules For Landlords And Tenants?

Locating a rental that satisfies all of your needs may be challenging even in the best of circumstances; however, for those who are wanting to relocate with their animal companions in mind, it can often feel as though they have […]
May 2, 2023

Renting On A Pension – What You Should Know

In the UK, the cost of renting is increasing. The growth of the rental market in the UK is influenced by a number of factors including, persistent increases in house prices and stagnant salary increases. Furthermore property investment in buy-to-let […]
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 […]
April 3, 2023
HMO Scotland Guide

What Is A Rent Guarantor?

Several factors might lead to a tenant needing a rent guarantor, and either the landlord or the renting agent handling the property can request one. You’re in the right place if you’ve been asked to be a rent guarantor or […]
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 […]
March 13, 2023
How To Prepare Your Property for Rent

How To Prepare Your Property for Rent

Getting ready to rent out a property? By following these 8 easy steps to prepare your house for rental, you can ensure that your property is rent-ready and is attractive to prospective tenants in a competitive rental market.  Making sure […]
March 7, 2023

We Invest in People – Platinum

Western Lettings are delighted to announce that we have become the first specialist letting agency in the UK to achieve Platinum accreditation against the We Invest in People framework by Investors in People. Investors in People work with businesses worldwide […]
January 9, 2023
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Is it Better to Rent Furnished or Unfurnished: What is Best for Landlords in Glasgow?

Whether it’s better to rent out property furnished or unfurnished is down to type of home, location and target tenant - read the pros, cons & what to consider.
December 5, 2022
Buying rental property

Buying a Rental Property: A Guide for First Time Investors in Scotland

Glasgow is a good choice for property investors with high rental demand across the city. Not sure where to start? Read our 7 tips for buying rental property.
November 21, 2022
how to manage property remotely

Managing a Rental Property in Glasgow Remotely

Remote landlords are exactly what you’d expect – landlords who don’t live close to the property they’re renting out. This could be you, if you’ve bought an investment property in Glasgow but don’t live in the city. It might also […]
November 7, 2022
who pays council tax tenant or landlord

Who Pays Council Tax in Scotland – Tenant or Landlord?

Council tax usually falls to the person living at a property, but not always. We look at the rules around who pays council tax – landlord or tenant in Scotland.
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