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The best landlord services in Glasgow

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At HAP Lettings we strive to provide the best landlord services in Glasgow. Given the size of the city and the increasing competition this is no easy task, but that is why our professionalism, dedication and experience are of paramount importance. This is reflected in the recommendations we receive… Read More

7 Benefits of using HAP Lettings

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With Scotland being continuously voted the “European Region of the Future” in the past couple of years, it comes as no surprise that more and more people choose this destination as their preferred place to live, work and start a family enhancing their quality of life. Drawn by the… Read More

The Benefits Of Property Letting

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Being a landlord can be a stressful, time consuming and complex job, especially if you are new to the market. It involves being responsible for the general maintenance of the property, ensuring rent is paid on time, you must fix any damage that may occurs and advertise for new tenants… Read More

Repairing Standard Scotland

Keeping you updated with Scottish Legislation. The Repairing Standard is a basic level of repair which all private rented accommodation must reach. To meet the Repairing Standard: The property must be wind and watertight The property must be fit for to live in, meeting the ‘tolerable standard’ The… Read More

Winter Proof Your Rental Property

  Its that time of year again; you feel a chill in the air and you know that cold wet weather is on the way which will really test your rental property to the limit.  The last thing you want is a phone call from your tenants telling… Read More

Glasgow is in the TOP 30 Cities to Live in UK

Often coming in second best to Edinburgh, Glasgow shouldn’t be overlooked. It is edgy and multi-cultural, with many historical attractions and significant architecture. The city has a spot in the Mercer index as one of the top 50 safest cities in the world and is considered by Lonely… Read More

Glasgow Is Safest Haven For Student Digs Investors

Glasgow, Hull and Manchester have topped a list of the most lucrative towns for student accommodation buy-to-let investors. The average yield on a typical four-bed student property in the UK is 3.79%. However, research by property website Zoopla.co.uk found that comparative average gross yields in Glasgow are much higher –… Read More

How To Keep Warm This Winter

The great man-made global warming debate is entering an interesting phase, as early snow blankets much of Britain. If this winter is anything like as cold and long as last year’s, my postbag will soon be bulging with cries for help. I expect the top topics will be: Condensing boilers… Read More

Mydeposits Unveils Wear and Tear Guidelines for Landlords

With so much confusion among landlords about the rules surrounding fair wear and tear, the tenancy deposit protection scheme, mydeposits, has created a guide for landlords, offering advice on how to make a fair judgement call at the end of the tenancy period. Although the topic of wear and tear is… Read More