The holy grail of every buy-to-let property is continuous occupation by high-quality tenants with a market-leading income and a value that increases year on year. None of this happens by itself, and, just with any business, a plan of action is the key to success.
The ‘Buy-to-Let’ (BTL) mortgage is celebrating its Silver Anniversary (25 years) this autumn.
Isn’t it fascinating that a decision between a group of letting agents and bankers all that time ago to offer BTL mortgages has changed the face of the Fife (and national) property market? Continue reading Has Buy-to-Let Changed the Fife Property Market? (Watch/read/listen)
Have you ever wondered why some homes get multiple offers, while others struggle to get even one?
It’s rarely down to chance.
There’s no such thing as an unsellable home, and every property in every price range has the capacity to generate high levels of interest. Marketing is certainly a factor, but getting the highest possible price comes down to the partnership between you and your estate agent. Continue reading FPTV (EP 62) HOT PROPERTY: How to Achieve the Very Best Price for Your Home in Fife (Watch/read/listen)
The land and building transaction tax holiday is over, furlough finished at the end of September, unemployment is due to rise and inflation is rife … is this the end of the post lockdown Fife property boom? Continue reading Are Fife House Prices Set to Fall this Autumn? (watch/read/listen)
Buying one or more rental homes can give you additional income now and a plan for financial freedom, but simply owning a property isn’t enough by itself.
To be sure of maximising your yield and protecting the value of your portfolio, the financial management of your rental homes is an essential part of being a successful landlord. Continue reading FPTV (EP 61) BUY-TO-LET FINANCE: Optimise Your Portfolio’s Cash Flow, Yield (watch/read/listen)
When people put their home up for sale, they usually want three things to happen.
- For it to sell at a price they’re happy with.
- That the process completes as quickly as possible.
- And that it’s relatively hassle-free.
Autumn gets a bad rap as a season for selling your home. It’s always pushed back behind the blossom of spring, the sunshine of summer, and the festive magic of winter.