Landlords Advised to Look out for their Older Tenants

It has been uplifting to hear the many positive stories that have been emerging since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are hearing the term the ‘Great British Spirit’ being used often these days to describe how the nation is pulling together to support each other and ‘get through’ these unprecedented times. Compassionate stories …

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Scottish Housing Market to Resume Activity

Following the publication of the Scottish Government road map out of lockdown, the property market in Scotland is to reopen on or after June 18th. Although this date is not set in stone and depends on continued ability to supress the virus, there is a light at the end of the tunnel which the whole …

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Tenants – Love Your Home in Lockdown

With another week in lockdown progressing and cabin fever possibly setting in, why not give your rental home a revamp? Citylets have created a list of simple tips to suit any budget, that can help transform your rental property into your new haven. Move things about First of all, one of the simplest ways to …

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Buy to Let Yields Rising in UK Hotspots

Recent research by Howsy (lettings management platform) has revealed pockets of the UK rental market showing a strong increase in yields. The study also recorded areas that have experienced an increase in yields despite the current pandemic. Although the UK average rental yield dropped marginally in December 2019, just prior to the pandemic (from 3.6% …

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Students Will Be Released from Tenancies Early

Following closure of universities in light of the Coronavirus outbreak and public health measures taken to tackle its spread, many students have returned to their family homes, complying with the Government’s guidance. Whilst students living in the private rented sector (PRS) could terminate their tenancy by giving a 28 day notice under the Private Housing …

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Get Ready for Busiest Day in Lettings Industry’s History

COVID-19 and the lockdown have caused major disruption to the property industry and everyone is waiting with anticipation for the day the Coronavirus restrictions are relaxed. With the property sector being recommended as one of the first industries to resume operating, letting agents are being urged to prepare for what could be one of the …

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