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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.

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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.

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

 

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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)

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

 

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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)

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

 

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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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FPTV (EP 20) 11% drop in Fife Homes ‘For Sale’ in Last 3 Months What does this mean for Fife property owners? (3 min read, 60 min watch)

With most Fife families home schooling their children in lockdown and the forthcoming Land and Buildings Transaction Tax Holiday deadline on the 31st March 2021, less Fife properties have been coming onto the Fife property market since the new year. This has prompted a 11% drop in the supply of Fife homes for sale compared to November 2020. Continue reading FPTV (EP 20) 11% drop in Fife Homes ‘For Sale’ in Last 3 Months What does this mean for Fife property owners? (3 min read, 60 min watch)

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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