Category: Being a Landlord

Out of Sight, Out of Mind… Out of Pocket?

When it comes to cleaning a property, lots of things can stand out for immediate attention. Dust on a mantlepiece, crumbs on a carpet, cooking stains on a hob, hairspray residue on a mirror… These will be obvious tasks to attend to before checking out at the end of a tenancy, but a common and …


Legal Aspects of Shared Repairs

Shared repairs can be a complex and sometimes controversial issue for property owners. When multiple parties are involved in maintaining a tenement or common building, legal responsibilities and obligations come into play. It is crucial for property owners to understand the legal aspects of any common repair. In this article, we’ll delve into the legal …


How to Deal with Anti-Social Tenants

When landlords decide to rent property, they are unlikely to expect anti-social behaviour (ASB) from their tenants. Unfortunately, ASB can occur and landlords are responsible for dealing with this when it takes place in and around their properties. This article outlines steps landlords can take to address anti-social tenants. Initial complaints of ASB will likely …


What Scottish Tenants Are Looking for from Rental Properties in 2023 and how Landlords Can Deliver

Understanding your market is vital to succeed in the modern world of property rentals. For landlords in Scotland, this means knowing what features Scottish tenants are looking for in 2023 and how to deliver on these expectations. Aligning your rental properties with tenant preferences can help you attract quality tenants, minimise void period, and maximise …


A Best Practice Guide to Organising a Common Repair

Common repairs in tenement buildings can be time consuming and stressful to deal with. Whether you own a tenement flat that is well-maintained and managed or you’re not sure where to start, the process for organising a common repair can be difficult to navigate. Following proper procedures is a critical element in the repairs process …


A Guide to Finding the Right Tenant for Your Rental Property

When you have a rental property, finding a tenant can be one of the biggest concerns you might have. Sourcing a good tenant can be difficult; after all, you are entrusting them with your most significant asset, so you need to feel comfortable and confident that they will look after your property while they live …

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