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FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – 19th  –  25th Nov 2023 (Watch/Listen)

 

 

PODCAST: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fife-properties/episodes/FIFE-PROPERTY-MARKET-UPDATE–19th—-25th-Nov-2023-e2ceek0 

 

Weekly round up on what’s driving the Fife Property market including a look at recent listings, sales and coming soon:

Article, Podcast and TV Shows written and produced this week are:

 

 

FPTV EP 170: SINGLE LET OR HMO?

 

Could your profits jump 50% with multi-occupancy lettings?

 

If you’re looking for ways to boost your buy-to-let profits, converting your rental home to a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO for short) could be the answer.

 

HMOs have exploded in popularity as an option for landlords to increase their income by letting out a property as individual rooms, rather than as a single home. Lettings Director Richard Cook along with Letting Agent Kerin Marshall discuss this topic.

 

(Watch/read/listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/fptv-ep-170-single-let-or-hmo-could-your-profits-jump-50-with-multi-occupancy-lettings/

 

 

 

THE FUTURE OF FIFE HOUSE PRICES

 

Discover the future short and medium-term trajectory of Fife’s property market in our latest insightful article. Uncover how recent trends and economic factors are shaping the local Fife housing landscape, offering valuable predictions for homeowners and landlords. Stay ahead of the curve and make informed decisions for your property investments in Fife.

 

Richard Cook and Perrie McIntosh guide us through the figures and provide their thoughts on the Fife property market.

 

(Watch/Read/Listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/the-future-of-fife-house-prices/

 

 

 

 

 

  

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EP 99: The Wealth Creation Show: 5 Tips for Planning a Better Financial Future

Following Jim’s return from Necker Island we will catch up on the remainder of his trip and what he has taken away from the experience.

Those of you following the journey will surely be wondering how you too can be in that position, and it is all about planning your financial future.

Our wealth and financial situation impact many aspects of our lives. Effective financial planning enables us to do what we want to do in life and gives us long-term control and more time back!

Are you interested in tips on how to plan for a better financial future?

Luckily, you don’t need to head back to school to understand this as Lettings Director, Richard Cook and one of the UK’s most successful property investors, Jim Parker are on hand to discuss.

 

(Watch/Listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/the-wealth-creation-show-5-tips-for-planning-a-better-financial-future/

 

If you’ve missed the previous shows you can catch up on our channel: https://www.youtube.com/@WealthCreationShow

 

If you are a private client of ours, including the ongoing support you can also receive one to one mentoring on portfolio building. Please contact us to richard.cook@fifeproperties.co.uk

 

This is all about accelerating your wealth in 2023.

 

*We must point out that we are not financial advisors, and this is only our opinion of what we would do. Investments can go down as well as up so if you do want professional advice from a qualified advisor, please contact us direct and we will put you in touch with someone.

 

 

FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – 5th  –  11th Nov 2023 (Watch/Read/Listen)

 

 

PODCAST: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fife-properties/episodes/FIFE-PROPERTY-MARKET-UPDATE–5th—-11th-Nov-2023-e2bqv2j 

 

Weekly round up on what’s driving the Fife Property market including a look at recent listings, sales and coming soon:

Article, Podcast and TV Shows written and produced this week are:

 

 

FPTV EP 168: LANDLORD MISTAKES: Five major buy-to-let bloopers and how to avoid them

Making mistakes is a part of life:  many can be laughed off, but others are more serious. And for landlords, there can be legal and financial consequences for getting things wrong.

 

When we’re asked to take over a rental home by someone who’s been managing it themselves, they’re often feeling a bit overloaded or disillusioned with being a landlord.

Lettings Director Richard Cook along with Letting Agent Kerin Marshall provide insight on this subject.

(Watch/read/listen)https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/fptv-ep-168-landlord-mistakes-five-major-buy-to-let-bloopers-and-how-to-avoid-them

 

 

 

 

1 in 8.5 Fife Homes are in the Private Rented Sector: The Resilient Growth of Fife’s Private Rented Sector with a Decade of Opportunities Amid Challenges

 

As Fife strides into the future, the burgeoning private rented sector has continued to house many of its residents.

 

Jim Parker and Richard Cook discuss this topic in full and provide their thoughts on the statistics.

 

(Watch/Read/Listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/1-in-8-5-fife-homes-are-in-the-private-rented-sector-the-resilient-growth-of-fifes-private-rented-sector-with-a-decade-of-opportunities-amid-challenges/

 

 

 

 

 

Watch out for the Wealth Creation Show on Mondays @ 12.30pm live on these channels:

 

EP 97: The Wealth Creation Show: LIVE From Miami

Tune in to our interactive discussion with Jim Parker LIVE from Miami USA!

 

On the first leg of Jim’s journey to reach Necker Island we catch up with him to discuss his path to financial freedom and how he finds himself on this adventure.

 

There are of course a lot of highs and lows along the way, but have you ever wondered how could you have it all?

 

Luckily, you don’t need to head back to school to understand this as Lettings Director, Richard Cook and one of the UK’s most successful property investors, Jim Parker are on hand to discuss

 

 

(Watch/Listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/the-wealth-creation-show-live-from-miami/

 

If you’ve missed the previous shows you can catch up on our channel: https://www.youtube.com/@WealthCreationShow

 

If you are a private client of ours, including the ongoing support you can also receive one to one mentoring on portfolio building. Please contact us to richard.cook@fifeproperties.co.uk

 

This is all about accelerating your wealth in 2023.

 

*We must point out that we are not financial advisors, and this is only our opinion of what we would do. Investments can go down as well as up so if you do want professional advice from a qualified advisor, please contact us direct and we will put you in touch with someone.

 

 

FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – 22nd – 27th Oct 2023 (Watch/Read/Listen)

 

 

PODCAST: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fife-properties/episodes/FIFE-PROPERTY-MARKET-UPDATE–22nd–27th-Oct-2023-e2b7c6n 

 

Weekly round up on what’s driving the Fife Property market including a look at recent listings, sales and coming soon:

Article, Podcast and TV Shows written and produced this week are:

 

 

FPTV EP 166: BUY-TO-LET RATE HIKES: Expert options if you’re a landlord facing higher mortgage costs

 

If you’re a landlord with a fixed-rate mortgage nearing the end of its initial term, you’ll only be too aware of the coming increase in your monthly repayments.

 

Back in October 2021 and 2018, two and five-year buy-to-let fixed rates averaged around 3%, but they’re now switching to today’s rates of more than 6% – a substantial jump!

 

Hints and tips provided by Lettings Director Richard Cook along with one of the UK’s most successful Property Investors, Jim Parker.

 

(Watch/read/listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/fptv-ep-166-buy-to-let-rate-hikes-expert-options-if-youre-a-landlord-facing-higher-mortgage-costs/

 

 

 

 

RENTAL MARKET DYNAMICS: A National & Regional Overview with a Focus on Fife

From National & Regional Trends to Fife’s Rental Revolution, the Private Rental Sector is characterised by soaring demand and limited supply. Discover Fife’s unique position and learn how savvy Fife landlords and tenants are navigating these challenging times. Are you ready to seize the opportunity?

Jim Parker and Richard Cook dive into the facts and data to help you make sense of the figures.

(Watch/Read/Listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/rental-market-dynamics-a-national-regional-overview-with-a-focus-on-fife/

 

 

 

 

 

Watch out for the Wealth Creation Show on Mondays @ 12.30pm live on these channels:

 

EP 95: The Wealth Creation Show: Slow Down to Speed Up!

In life, business, and leadership, moving too fast can cause your work to suffer and your sense of well-being to decrease.

Allow yourself to take a steadier pace in exchange for a greater degree of control and focus over your work and life as a whole.

It’s not a sprint, it’s a marathon!

Are you tackling tasks at breakneck speed?

Are you experiencing high levels of stress?

Luckily, you don’t need to head back to school to understand this as Lettings Director, Richard Cook and one of the UK’s most successful property investors, Jim Parker are on hand to discuss

 

(Watch/Read/listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/the-wealth-creation-show-slow-down-to-speed-up/

 

If you’ve missed the previous shows you can catch up on our channel: https://www.youtube.com/@WealthCreationShow

 

If you are a private client of ours, including the ongoing support you can also receive one to one mentoring on portfolio building. Please contact us to richard.cook@fifeproperties.co.uk

 

This is all about accelerating your wealth in 2023.

 

*We must point out that we are not financial advisors, and this is only our opinion of what we would do. Investments can go down as well as up so if you do want professional advice from a qualified advisor, please contact us direct and we will put you in touch with someone.

 

FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – 8th – 14th Oct 2023 (Watch/Read/Listen)

 

 

PODCAST: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fife-properties/episodes/FIFE-PROPERTY-MARKET-UPDATE–8th–14th-Oct-2023-e2ajjhk 

 

Weekly round up on what’s driving the Fife Property market including a look at recent listings, sales and coming soon:

Article, Podcast and TV Shows written and produced this week are:

 

 

FPTV EP 164: REPLACING A SHARER: Our guide to a swift, smooth and legal switch between tenants

House shares are a great way of maximising your rental income, and they cover every kind of tenant, from university students to high-earning professionals.

Inevitably, a housemate will leave at some point as their life evolves and whether it’s moving in with a partner, relocating for work, or buying a home of their own, you’ll need to find a replacement.

Lettings Director Richard Cook, along with one of the UK’s most successful Property Investors, Jim Parker (who will more than likely share some of his secrets) discuss this topic.

(Watch/read/listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/fptv-ep-164-replacing-a-sharer-our-guide-to-a-swift-smooth-and-legal-switch-between-tenants/

 

 

 

 

FIFE’S HOUSING MARKET: An in-depth analysis of where Fife people are moving.

Despite the national headlines of gloom, Fife’s property market displays a surprising resilience, with an influx of first-time buyers and ample opportunities for savvy investors. Dive into an in-depth analysis to uncover where Fife’s residents are moving, and why this market remains a beacon of hope amid challenging times.

Fife Properties directors Jim Parker and Richard Cook help to understand what is driving the Fife property market and where those people going when they sell. If you are a Fife homeowner or landlord, looking for up-to-date information on the local housing market, click on the link to read the article.

(Watch/Read/Listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/fifes-housing-market-an-in-depth-analysis-of-where-fife-people-are-moving/

 

 

 

 

 

Watch out for the Wealth Creation Show on Mondays @ 12.30pm live on these channels:

 

EP 93: Talk Yourself to Health, Wealth and Happiness

Conventional wisdom tells us that those who talk to themselves regularly are crazy, but the truth is exactly the opposite!

Those who make an intentional habit of talking to themselves have clearer thoughts and better communication skills than the rest of us.

Talking aloud can help you process information, learn faster and increase your confidence.

So, why then does speaking aloud work better than merely thinking?

Surely if you can hear a voice inside our head when we think, that would be enough?

Luckily, you don’t need to head back to school to understand this as Lettings Director, Richard Cook and one of the UK’s most successful property investors, Jim Parker are on hand to discuss

 

(Watch/Read/listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/ep-93-talk-yourself-to-health-wealth-and-happiness/

 

If you’ve missed the previous shows you can catch up on our play list: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLu-dtDBNhbLJvH_47QHVWEQSB0w2_KGj9

 

If you are a private client of ours, including the ongoing support you can also receive one to one mentoring on portfolio building. Please contact us to richard.cook@fifeproperties.co.uk

 

This is all about accelerating your wealth in 2023.

 

*We must point out that we are not financial advisors, and this is only our opinion of what we would do. Investments can go down as well as up so if you do want professional advice from a qualified advisor, please contact us direct and we will put you in touch with someone.

 

FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – 24th – 30th Sept 2023 (Watch/Read/Listen)

 

 

PODCAST: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fife-properties/episodes/FIFE-PROPERTY-MARKET-UPDATE–24th–30th-Sept-2023-e2a19cp

 

Weekly round up on what’s driving the Fife Property market including a look at recent listings, sales and coming soon:

Article, Podcast and TV Shows written and produced this week are:

 

FPTV EP 162: ACCEPTING A GUARANTOR: The essential checks you need to make, and when to say no

For some landlords, the very mention of guarantors can ring alarm bells. But they’re written into more tenancy agreements than you might think, and needing one isn’t necessarily a sign of problems ahead.

Even well-paid professionals with a glowing landlord’s recommendation can fall short in the referencing process, so it’s wise to have an understanding of what it means to have a tenant with a guarantor.

Join Lettings Director Richard Cook along with one of the UK’s most successful Property Investors, Jim Parker (who will more than likely share some of his secrets) this Saturday morning live on “The Fife property Show”. Tune in at 9.30am and we’ll take your questions LIVE. Hit the notification button to receive an alert on the day.

(Watch/read/listen)https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/fptv-ep-162-accepting-a-guarantor-the-essential-checks-you-need-to-make-and-when-to-say-no

 

 

FIFE PROPERTY INSIGHTS: Ignoring the Doom Monger Headlines

Debunking the myths surrounding the Fife property market! Dive into an enlightening read that takes you beyond the doom and gloom headlines, revealing the true, resilient nature of Fife’s housing scene. Uncover the historical cycles, global influences, and local strengths that shape our Fife property dynamics.

Jim Parker and Perrie McIntosh provide a guide as they discuss this topic.

Discover the bigger picture; click the link below to read the full insights.

(Watch/Read/Listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/fife-property-insights-ignoring-the-doom-monger-headlines/

 

 

 

Zoopla UK House Price Index – SEPTEMBER 2023

 

Executive summary

 

  • Annual UK house price inflation moves negative to -0.5%, ranging from 1.6% in Scotland to -1.5% in

the South East and Eastern regions

  • Demand ticks higher over September as market sentiment improves
  • Buyers unwilling to compromise on what they want in face of higher borrowing costs, waiting for price

falls and/or lower mortgage rates

  • Mortgage rates expected to fall slowly in Q4 2023
  • Number of buyers will increase once mortgage rates get below 4.5%
  • A buyers’ market remains – the average discount to the asking price to achieve a sale up to 4.2%, the

highest since 2019

  • Average UK house prices on track to be 2-3% lower over 2023

 

(Watch/Listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/zoopla-uk-house-price-index-september-2023/

 

 

 

Watch out for the Wealth Creation Show on Mondays @ 12.30pm live on these channels:

 

EP 91: The Wealth Creation Show: The Wealth Mastery Mindset

What others fail to realise is that their deep beliefs (usually the ones their parents had) determine how much money they make or don’t make, who they marry, what kind of home they live in, the clothes they wear, the kind of car they drive and everything else!

Everything you do is controlled by your beliefs! Our beliefs are our views, our judgments, our way of thinking, what we believe in, what we believe to be true or false, right or wrong, and our conclusions about life.

Very seldom do we consciously choose our beliefs. We usually inherit them from our parents and environment around us.

Can your beliefs change your life? And what are your beliefs?

Luckily, you don’t need to head back to school to understand this as Lettings Director, Richard Cook and one of the UK’s most successful property investors, Jim Parker are on hand to discuss

 

(Watch/listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/ep-91-the-wealth-creation-show-the-wealth-mastery-mindset/

 

If you’ve missed the previous shows you can catch up on our play list: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLu-dtDBNhbLJvH_47QHVWEQSB0w2_KGj9

 

If you are a private client of ours, including the ongoing support you can also receive one to one mentoring on portfolio building. Please contact us to richard.cook@fifeproperties.co.uk

 

This is all about accelerating your wealth in 2023.

*We must point out that we are not financial advisors, and this is only our opinion of what we would do. Investments can go down as well as up so if you do want professional advice from a qualified advisor, please contact us direct and we will put you in touch with someone.

FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – 10th – 16th Sept 2023 (Watch/Read/Listen)

 

 

PODCAST:  https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fife-properties/episodes/FIFE-PROPERTY-MARKET-UPDATE–10th–16th-Sept-2023-e29e9f6 

 

Weekly round up on what’s driving the Fife Property market including a look at recent listings, sales and coming soon:

Article, Podcast and TV Shows written and produced this week are:

 

FP TV (EP 160) EMPTY PROMISE: Turn a vacant spell into a brighter future for your buy-to-let

An empty rental property doesn’t have to be a downer. In fact, having some time between tenancies gives you the chance to optimise your investment’s rental yield, sales value, and future popularity.

That said, vacant homes do have some extra risks and management that you don’t need to think about when your property has a tenant.

So, whether you’re making improvements to turn a greater profit, or just keeping things in check until the next tenancy begins, this week’s blog is jam-packed with expert tips and tricks.

Lettings Director Richard Cook along with one of the UK’s most successful Property Investors, Jim Parker discuss this topic.

 

(Watch/read/listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/fptv-ep-160-empty-promise-turn-a-vacant-spell-into-a-brighter-future-for-your-buy-to-let/

 

 

 

UNDERSTANDING FIFE’S PROPERTY MARKET: The Hidden Perils of Overpricing Your Home in Fife’s Cooling Market

Thinking about selling your home in Fife? New data reveals it’s more crucial than ever to price it correctly! With the UK housing market at its lowest growth rate since 2012 and high mortgage rates affecting demand, overpricing your Fife home could spell disaster—leading to fewer views, longer time on the market, and even stigmatising your property so it doesn’t sell. Dive into our latest article to understand the nuances of Fife’s cooling property market (with local stats) and avoid the hidden perils of overpricing!

(Watch/Read/Listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/understanding-fifes-property-market-the-hidden-perils-of-overpricing-your-home-in-fifes-cooling-market/

 

 

 

 

Watch out for the Wealth Creation Show on Mondays @ 12.30pm live on these channels:

 

EP 89: The Wealth Creation Show: Cash Flow is King!

One of the most important lessons entrepreneurs have to learn, often painfully, is that cash really is king.

It doesn’t matter how much money is coming in the future if you don’t have enough money to get from here to there.

Do you know the difference between profit and cash flow?

Would you like to know how to project and manage cash flow?

Luckily, you don’t need to head back to school to understand this as Lettings Director, Richard Cook and one of the UK’s most successful property investors, Jim Parker is on hand to discuss

 

(Watch/listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/the-wealth-creation-show-cash-flow-is-king/

 

If you’ve missed the previous shows you can catch up on our play list: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLu-dtDBNhbLJvH_47QHVWEQSB0w2_KGj9

 

If you are a private client of ours, including the ongoing support you can also receive one to one mentoring on portfolio building. Please contact us to richard.cook@fifeproperties.co.uk

 

This is all about accelerating your wealth in 2023.

 

*We must point out that we are not financial advisors, and this is only our opinion of what we would do. Investments can go down as well as up so if you do want professional advice from a qualified advisor, please contact us direct and we will put you in touch with someone.

 

FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – 27th Aug – 2nd Sept 2023 (Watch/Listen)

 

PODCAST: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fife-properties/episodes/FIFE-PROPERTY-MARKET-UPDATE–27th-Aug–2nd-Sept-2023-e28s9o9

 

Weekly round up on what’s driving the Fife Property market including a look at recent listings, sales and coming soon:

Article, Podcast and TV Shows written and produced this week are:

 

FP TV (EP 158) SPREAD YOUR LETS: Is it time to diversify your lettings portfolio?

Although long-term lettings to professional tenants are easily the most hands-off way of being a landlord, they’re not your only option.

Continue reading FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – 27th Aug – 2nd Sept 2023 (Watch/Listen)

FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – 13th – 19th AUG 2023 (Watch/Listen)

 

 

PODCAST: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fife-properties/episodes/FIFE-PROPERTY-MARKET-UPDATE–13th–19th-AUG-2023-e28al29

 

Weekly round up on what’s driving the Fife Property market including a look at recent listings, sales and coming soon:

Article, Podcast and TV Shows written and produced this week are:

 

FP TV EP 156: RIGOROUS REFERENCING: The secret sauce for trouble-free tenancies and peace of mind

Continue reading FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – 13th – 19th AUG 2023 (Watch/Listen)

FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – 16th – 22nd JULY 2023 (Watch/Listen)

 

 

PODCAST: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fife-properties/episodes/FIFE-PROPERTY-MARKET-UPDATE–16th–22nd-JULY-2023-e279938 

 

Weekly round up on what’s driving the Fife Property market including a look at recent listings, sales and coming soon:

Article, Podcast and TV Shows written and produced this week are:

 

FP TV (EP 152) TOO MANY TENANTS: How do you pick the best of the best for your rental property?

It sounds like a landlord’s dream come true: a shortage of rental homes, multiple tenants competing for each one, and rents going through the roof. It’s the same story for almost every property to rent, but the flood of enquiries can be overwhelming. So how do you avoid getting bogged down in a sea of viewings and admin? Lettings Director Richard Cook and Jim Parker provide an insight into how this process works.

(Watch/read/listen) https://www.fifeproperties.co.uk/blog/fp-tv-ep-150-too-many-tenants-how-do-you-pick-the-best-of-the-best-for-your-rental-property/

 

 

Continue reading FIFE PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE – 16th – 22nd JULY 2023 (Watch/Listen)

FP TV (EP 152) TOO MANY TENANTS: How do you pick the best of the best for your rental property? (Watch/Read/Listen)

 

 

PODCAST: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/fife-properties/episodes/FP-TV-EP-152-TOO-MANY-TENANTS-How-do-you-pick-the-best-of-the-best-for-your-rental-property-e278s04

 

It sounds like a landlord’s dream come true: a shortage of rental homes, multiple tenants competing for each one, and rents going through the roof.

 

It’s the same story for almost every property to rent in YOUR TOWN, but the flood of enquiries can be overwhelming. So how do you avoid getting bogged down in a sea of viewings and admin?

Continue reading FP TV (EP 152) TOO MANY TENANTS: How do you pick the best of the best for your rental property? (Watch/Read/Listen)

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