Scotland: A Hotspot for Luxury Property Investment
With stunning areas and fantastic architecture in abundance in Scotland’s main cities, the country is fast becoming more and more popular with landlords hoping to invest in luxury property. With rent rates not nearly so high as they are in London, Scotland is a great alternative to those who are perhaps just starting out in their portfolios and have slightly less […]
Rental Properties: Furnished or Unfurnished?
For landlords, it can be tricky to decide whether to let out your properties in a furnished or unfurnished state. In this blog, we go through the pros and cons of both to help you make an informed decision. Firstly, let’s talk about what the two terms mean. Unfurnished: this means that you won’t provide things […]
Rental Yield: How Much You Should Be Making
As a property investor or landlord, your properties are your income, which means you need to approach them as you would in any other business or investment model. Of course, you’ll have to consider initial investments, repairs or maintenance, legal fees, property management fees and more, to figure out your ideal price model and net yield […]
Essentials For Your Student Property
There are plenty of reasons why landlords choose to rent out their properties to students: You can make more money in a full HMO flat, demand never dries up, and depending on your insurance, you can still receive rent even if your property is empty. Even though equipping your properties for students may seem like a hassle, there are […]
How Cycle Super-Highways Might Affect Your Property
Since the pandemic hit in late March, we were all encouraged only to use public transport if absolutely necessary, and most were sent away from large offices to work from home. With people spending less and less time on public transport for a commute to work, and spending more and more time outdoors, with more hours in […]
Is Rental Property a Good Retirement Investment?
While many people look forward to their retirement, not everyone will be able to receive a pension and/or might not have enough saved up to live on for an extended period of time. Although it may seem a bit daunting to consider retirement funds and planning, it is extremely important to ensure your financial stability for your retirement. If you don’t have a pension plan included in your employment […]
Should I Own an HMO Property
What is an HMO A Housing in Multiple Occupation (HMO) rental is a property where three or more people who aren’t related or part of a couple live in one single property and share a kitchen and bathroom. Lots of young people and student live in HMO properties to live with their peers and save money wherever possible. Lots of young professionals are now also looking for HMO properties because of the state of the housing […]
What is Landlord Insurance: Do I Really Need Landlord Insurance?
Making the decision to rent out your property is no small feat. You not only have to make sure you have the right insurance to cover you, but you also have to ensure everything, and you have to make sure that you have absolutely no personal valuables stored in the property. If you’re a property […]
Top Tips for Landlords To get the best out of their Property Management Agency
There is no doubt that there will be a significant effect on all businesses and, in fact, the whole global economy for years to come due to COVID 19. Within the property management arena, ZFA believe it’s a good time to plan for the future. Now more than ever the time is right to choose […]
How to Find an Estate Agent Near You
How to Find A Good London Estate Agent Owning property is tricky. There’s a lot to think about with maintenance, finding the right tenants, making sure you get your rent payments on time every month all while increasing the value of your property. We understand that for some, you might be fed up with the responsibility of […]
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