When Landlords Turn Rogue

Landlords often unfairly earn a negative reputation… however a couple of landlords in the US took the term “rogue landlord” to a whole new criminal level. Leslie Dennis, a landlord from York County in Maine, was so angry with his tenant for digging up the plants in the garden of his house, that he took …

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Who’s Living in My House?

It might sound like a line from a fairytale involving bears and an unlocked door… however, how many landlords really know the people who are about to live in their property? Many landlords will report that the majority of their tenants are trustworthy and respectful of their properties. Those that have experienced few issues with …

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Protect Your Home This Holiday Season

Summer time is holiday time. Schools are off and most of us are all ready and longing for a well-deserved get away, like a pupil awaiting the bell ring announcing end of a school year. Tenants are no different… and this is a good time as any to remind landlords (and tenants alike) that empty …

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‘Celebrate Good Terms- Come On!’

How important it is to always read the small print- many of us have learnt the hard way! As much as it seems dull and overwhelming, reading any contract or agreement in full before signing on the dotted line is a must to avoid unpleasant and potentially costly surprises down the line. A landlord who …

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Recipe for Rental Success

What is the recipe to a successful and healthy landlord-tenant relationship? The key ingredients are trust, respect and professionalism. Add in some flexibility, courtesy, proactive approach and voilà! As far as life is concerned, nothing is as simple as this but when it comes to building a positive relationship with tenants, time and effort invested …

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New Heights In Central Belt Power Scottish PRS To Positive Growth

The Scottish PRS reached a new record high in Q2 2017 with average rents up 1.5% year on year (YOY) to £789 on average. Growth was materially underpinned by continued strong uplift in the key conurbations of Edinburgh (5.2%) and Glasgow (5%), where markets have reached respective all time highs, and with reduced drag from …

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