Category: Property Investment

How to Renovate a Kitchen to Maximise Your Property Investment

[Image source: Deposit photos] The kitchen is the heart of the home, so when looking to invest in a property, renovating this primary space should be a top priority. The right kitchen upgrades can lead to huge returns by boosting a home’s value and rental potential. With the kitchen being one of the top features …


Historic Homes: A Niche Market in the 2023 Scottish Property Landscape

The Scottish property market has always held a certain allure for both local and international investors. Amidst this diverse landscape of urban and rural properties, historic homes have carved out a niche for themselves, attracting a discerning clientele that values their unique combination of architectural beauty, cultural heritage and an irreplaceable sense of history. In …


Pros and Cons of Holiday Lets

With lighter nights approaching and summer holidays around the corner, you may be considering purchasing a property to be used as a short term or holiday let. Read on to find out the pros and cons of holiday lets. Pros Flexibility If you purchase a property to be used as a holiday let you and …


The Rent Freeze and its Impact on Build to Rent

The rent freeze and accompanying evictions ban was introduced by the Scottish Government in September 2022 under emergency legislation as a measure to help to tackle the cost of living crisis. In effect, the rent freeze was a cap set at 0% for both the social and private rental sectors. From April 1st 2023, the …


Everything You Need to Know about Buy-to-Let Mortgages

If you are buying a property to let out in Scotland, you will need a buy-to-let mortgage as opposed to a residential mortgage which is only for those living in the property. Do I need a buy-to-let mortgage? If you plan to rent out the property you are seeking a mortgage for, you will need …


How to Work with a Mortgage Broker when Buying an Investment Property

Are you considering buying an investment property but feeling overwhelmed by the mortgage process? Working with a mortgage broker can make the process smoother and less stressful. A mortgage broker acts as a middleman between you and potential lenders, comparing mortgages on your behalf to find the best options for your investment property. In this …

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