I have seen a property to rent that I am interested in, what do I need to do now?
Great! So you have been looking for that perfect property to rent and you've found it. Its perfect, so what now?
There is always a trade off to be had when weighing up whether to focus on rental yield or capital appreciation so I thought it would be interesting to take some popular buy to let spots and look at the value you can add to your initial investment over a 10 year period.
When you become a tenant in a rental property you become responsible for insuring your own belongings in the property, even if something happens in that property that, through no fault of your own, damages your stuff.
Apparently 15% of UK landlords are still not compliant with the tenant deposit scheme… which has been in force in Scotland for a few years now.
There is much confusion about Stamp Duty and the coming changes in April 2016. Below I have tried to outline what is currently in place and what you will pay after 1st April 2016.
Where is the line between tenant and landlord responsibility?
It can be tricky to define where the responsibility for the maintenance of a rental property is in certain circumstances.
It’s the biggest and one of the most important property management issues - maintenance and response times
I have spotted a couple of new properties coming into the sales market which look to me to be fantastic buy to let investment purchases and I thought some of you might be interested in having a wee look! Both of these are more focused on achieving good rental yields and maximising your monthly income stream from your investment.
Welcome to our new ‘Simply Sell’ package. We are pleased to announce our new sales package offering a cost effective service when selling your home.
With the changes afoot for Landlords and buy to let properties, it is ever more important to maximise your rental income and minimise any void periods. It is a fact that rental income is not a one way stream but it is possible to keep costs down and minimise unexpected costs. So here are our top 5 tips.