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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)

RENT ARREARS: Finding a balance between compassion and collection (Watch/read/listen)

 

PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/FP-TV-EP-33-RENT-ARREARS-Finding-a-Balance-Between-Compassion-and-Collection-eukatv

 

Although rent arrears have been a hot topic during the pandemic, it’s far from being a new subject. That said, if the discussion has taught us anything in the last year, it’s that anyone can be affected by economic events: no-one is immune, however high their income.

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FP TV (EP 30) PROOF POSITIVE: 5 Simple secrets to make your inventory watertight (Watch/read/listen)

 

LISTEN TO THE PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/FP-TV-EP-30-PROOF-POSITIVE-5-Simple-Secrets-to-Make-Your-Inventory-Watertight-etkitn

 

Not every inventory ends up providing the protection that landlords expect. There are plenty of cases where the language used – and the style adopted – have caused more confusion and doubt over disputes, which for a landlord will generally mean a reduced or refused claim. Continue reading FP TV (EP 30) PROOF POSITIVE: 5 Simple secrets to make your inventory watertight (Watch/read/listen)

FP TV (EP 27) INCREASE YOUR YIELD: Better Business Tips for Local Landlords (Watch/read/listen)

 

Listen to the PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/FP-TV-EP-27-INCREASE-YOUR-YIELD-Better-Business-Tips-for-Local-Landlords-eseo09/a-a4tup07

 

Is your rental property working as hard as it could for you? As a landlord, you’ll want to ensure that your investment is performing well and continues to make good business sense throughout the time you own it.

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Fife Landlord Show (EP 1) DEPOSIT DISPUTES: Why Do So Many Landlords Lose! (Read/watch/listen)

 

Listen to the PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/Fife-Landlord-Show-EP1-DEPOSIT-DISPUTES-Why-Do-So-Many-Landlords-Lose-er7kj0

 

Ending up in a dispute at the end of a tenancy is one of the least inviting prospects of being a landlord, and thankfully most tenancies end perfectly amicably. But when they do end in disagreement, many landlords manage to lose their claim, leading them to feel that the system is weighted against them. Continue reading Fife Landlord Show (EP 1) DEPOSIT DISPUTES: Why Do So Many Landlords Lose! (Read/watch/listen)

FP TV (EP 21) Build a Portfolio of Popular & Profitable Lettings in Fife (Read/Watch/Listen)

PODCAST: https://anchor.fm/fife-properties/episodes/FP-TV-EP-21-Build-a-Portfolio-of-Popular–Profitable-Lettings-in-Fife-eqbntr

 

Do you think it’s impossible to be popular AND profitable as a landlord? Perhaps you feel that one cancels out the other; that it’s a choice between hard-nosed business and being nice, but that the two are fundamentally incompatible?

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PROS OR CONS: Is a Managing Agent Worth Your Money! (4 min read)

It takes a certain character to be a managing agent: the job has a reputation as a thankless task with days full of complaints, emergencies, breakdowns and hassle. And if we’re honest, rarely does anyone call with news that everything’s just fine. Continue reading PROS OR CONS: Is a Managing Agent Worth Your Money! (4 min read)

LET’S GET ORGANISED: New year’s resolutions for landlords (4 MIN READ)

From giving up smoking, to a change of diet, to getting in some exercise, now is the time of year when all sorts of new year’s resolutions are being made and declared. Health and fitness are the usual areas we concentrate on, but there are also things to consider in terms of your wellbeing as a landlord. Continue reading LET’S GET ORGANISED: New year’s resolutions for landlords (4 MIN READ)

SEASON’S LETTINGS: YOUR LANDLORD CHRISTMAS CHECKLIST (4 min read)

There are some interesting parallels between landlords and Santa Claus. For a start, you’re often making a list and checking it twice, only yours is full of to-dos for repairs and maintenance at your rental property. Then there’s deciding if your tenants have been naughty or nice, and whether they look after your property and pay the rent on time. Continue reading SEASON’S LETTINGS: YOUR LANDLORD CHRISTMAS CHECKLIST (4 min read)

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