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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

10 Tips for Viewing a Property

It cannot be said enough that renting and moving house is possibly one of the most stressful times a person can go through.  There are many pitfalls, problems and sometimes heartache you can go through but in the end it is all worth it.  You can make this… 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

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

Tenants Win 81% of Disputes

The Tenant Deposit Scheme recently released surprising figures showing that only 19 per cent of disputes over tenant’s deposits are won by landlords. This statistic could be vastly improved if landlords better protected themselves at the start, during and at the end of a tenancy agreement, says the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks… Read More