Fife Buy-to-Let Property Market Going into Crisis? (watch/read/listen)

PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/Fife-Buy-to-Let-Property-Market-Going-into-Crisis-e10q7jf 

Fife Buy-to-Let Property Market Going into Crisis?

…as Fife first-time buyers now only need a 5% deposit for a mortgage.

 

Fife landlords, sell your property portfolios, your tenants will soon be leaving in droves as they buy their first home with the new 5% deposit mortgages backed by the Government’s new mortgage-guarantee scheme revealed in March’s budget! These 95% mortgages are to be supported by the Treasury, lessening losses for mortgage lenders should the borrower be incapable of repaying and get repossessed, as the Government want Generation Rent to turn into Generation Buy. Continue reading Fife Buy-to-Let Property Market Going into Crisis? (watch/read/listen)

FPTV (EP 38) ACCIDENTAL LANDLORD? All You Need To Know To Make It a Success (watch/read/listen)

PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/FPTV-EP-38-ACCIDENTAL-LANDLORD–All-You-Need-To-Know-To-Make-It-a-Success-in-Fife-e10ttar

 

ACCIDENTAL LANDLORD? All You Need To Know To Make It a Success

 

Not everyone sets out to be a landlord, and becoming an accidental one is more common than you might think.

 

An accidental landlord is someone who becomes a landlord by circumstance rather than by plan, and it can happen for several reasons. You could be relocating for work, moving in with your partner, or having trouble finding a buyer for your current home. Or you might have inherited a property.

Continue reading FPTV (EP 38) ACCIDENTAL LANDLORD? All You Need To Know To Make It a Success (watch/read/listen)

FPTV (EP 37) SETTING THE SCENE: How To Be Ready For Viewings Every Day in Fife (watch/read/listen)

 

PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/FPTV-EP-37-SETTING-THE-SCENE-How-to-Be-Ready-for-Viewings-Every-Day-in-Fife-e10g4g1

 

No matter how neat and tidy they are, people always ask us how their home should look on viewings and whether they can improve their presentation.

 

While no one expects you to live in a perfect show home, buyers do react well to a bit of pizzazz and polish. They’re looking to be seduced, and the way you present your home can shorten the time it takes to agree a sale, which means less tidying up in the long run. Continue reading FPTV (EP 37) SETTING THE SCENE: How To Be Ready For Viewings Every Day in Fife (watch/read/listen)

10 Ways to Protect Yourself from Fraudsters and Scammers (Watch/read/listen)

 

PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/10-Ways-to-Protect-Yourself-from-Fraudsters-and-Scammers-e1089hu

 

There are many benefits to being online and using email, social media etc and while technology has accelerated our performance and given us instant access to information we are sometimes bombarded with attempts by fraudsters, scams, and phishing (people impersonating someone to get information) to steal from us. So, with the help of www.garyvaynerchuk.com I put together my spin on his 10 top tips to help protect yourself. Continue reading 10 Ways to Protect Yourself from Fraudsters and Scammers (Watch/read/listen)

Will Fife House Prices fall in 2022? (Watch/read/listen)

 

PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/Will-Fife-House-Prices-fall-in-2022-evra0r

 

Will Fife House Prices fall in 2022?

As 1 in 2 Fife homes are selling within a fortnight of coming to market

 

One of the most astounding things that has happened in the last 12 months was something that did not happen. Even after the country saw the deepest recession since the Great Freeze of 1709, with GDP dropping 28% in one quarter, one would have expected a large fall in Fife house prices would follow. Yet … Continue reading Will Fife House Prices fall in 2022? (Watch/read/listen)

FP TV (EP 36) LETTING AGENTS: How To Pick The Best One (Watch/read/listen)

 

PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/FP-TV-EP-36-LETTING-AGENTS-How-To-Pick-The-Best-One-e101jnl

 

Whether you’ve been a landlord for years or you’re just starting out, finding a letting agent you can trust and build a long-lasting relationship with is a big deal.

Renting out your property is about so much more than just money and business. As well as wanting an agent who can find you the perfect tenant, you’re sure to have feelings around confidence, connection and communication. None of these are financial concerns, but our experience tells us how prized they are by all of our landlord clients.

Continue reading FP TV (EP 36) LETTING AGENTS: How To Pick The Best One (Watch/read/listen)

FP TV (EP 35) THE PERFECT BUYER: How Do We Find Yours? (Watch/read/listen)

 

PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/FP-TV-EP-35-THE-PERFECT-BUYER-How-Do-We-Find-Yours-evi9dp

 

Being an estate agent is a bit like running a dating agency: playing Cupid every day, cultivating commitment and building long-term relationships that lead to living together. It’s more than marketing; it’s matchmaking! Continue reading FP TV (EP 35) THE PERFECT BUYER: How Do We Find Yours? (Watch/read/listen)

Is there Panic Buying in the Fife Property Market? (3 min read)

Would it surprise you that there are 82% fewer properties for sale today in Fife than a decade ago? Property values are much higher than a decade ago and the property market at the moment in Fife is on fire. In all my years as an agent, I have never seen it like it is at the moment. Many people are saying it’s reminiscent of 1988 when dual-MIRAS relief was abolished by Nigel Lawson, as people are paying top dollar for property, because they are buying property like there is no tomorrow. Continue reading Is there Panic Buying in the Fife Property Market? (3 min read)

FP TV (EP 34) RENTAL UPGRADES: 5 Improvements to Increase Your Income (Watch/read/listen)

 

Listen to the PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/FP-TV-EP-34-RENTAL-UPGRADES-5-Improvements-to-Increase-Your-Income-ev35tj

 

The rental market has grown up. Tenancies are running for longer, and with stays of four or more years increasingly common, tenants have higher expectations around the place they’re willing to call home.

 

This spells good news for landlords because those higher expectations come with a willingness to pay a higher rent. More than that, the right improvements will Continue reading FP TV (EP 34) RENTAL UPGRADES: 5 Improvements to Increase Your Income (Watch/read/listen)

Around 1 in 15 Fife Properties Being Sold with No Chain (Watch/read/listen)

 

Listen to the PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/Around-1-in-15-Fife-Properties-Being-Sold-with-No-Chain-ev1857

 

Moving home is said to be the third most stressful thing you can do, so if you can do anything to reduce that stress, so much the better? When buying your next Fife home, being chain-free can certainly reduce your stress and offers many advantages over other buyers (and some disadvantages). Continue reading Around 1 in 15 Fife Properties Being Sold with No Chain (Watch/read/listen)

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