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OCTOBER 25, 2021 | BY A & S Property
Support With Property Management Service Glasgow
If you’re interested in hiring a property management company or management agent in Glasgow, look no further than A&S Properties....
SEPTEMBER 27, 2021 | BY A & S Property
What Is Property Management?
So, you’ve decided to become a landlord. Congratulations! Renting out properties is a fantastic way to make money, invest in your family’s future, and create a long term foundation of financial security....
JUNE 14, 2021 | BY A & S Property
How To Buy Property In Scotland: A Timeline For Acquiring Rentals
When it comes to buying a property for r, there’s no ‘one size fits all’ procedure. we hope to break down the time frame expected for each element in the process, from the most time consuming to the quickest....
APRIL 22, 2021 | BY A & S Property
The Top Qualities You Need From A Glasgow Landlord
As established property managers in Glasgow and the surrounding areas, we know what it takes to help keep things running smoothly. But what qualities are there that you should be looking for in Glasgow landlords?...
MARCH 16, 2021 | BY A & S Property
12 Top Tips For Buy-To-Let Property Investment In Scotland
Here are some top tips you may want to consider before any investment into a buy-to-let (BTL) property in Scotland. Get in touch if you want to learn more....
DECEMBER 04, 2020 | BY A & S Property
What Are The Landlord Responsibilities Scotland?
If you are wondering what are Landlord Responsibilities Scotland? Take a read of our guide. Get in touch to learn more, or to discuss how our property management services can help take the stress of the following responsibilities off your shoulders...
MARCH 19, 2020 | BY A & S Property
Government Advice For Landlords
Given the unprecedented circumstances, we would ask for your support to ensure no tenant is evicted because they have suffered financial hardship due to Coronavirus. I hope that you will recognise at this challenging time that landlords must be flexible with tenants facing financial hardship and signpost them to the sources of financial support available....
MARCH 19, 2020 | BY A & S Property
Government Advice For Tenants
We would ask you to urge your tenants to apply for Statutory Sick Pay and Universal Credit where they are eligible. We would also urge you to encourage them to speak to you as soon as they are in financial difficulty as it may mean that they are unable to pay their rent at this time....
DECEMBER 10, 2019 | BY A & S Property
Best cities for buy-to-let investments revealed
Despite the recent tax and regulatory changes, buy-to-let continues to look an attractive income investment at a time of low-interest rates and volatile stock markets, but which city ranks best for buy-to-let investment? 
Aldermore’s new Buy-to-Let City Tracker, which analyses 25 cities across the UK to understand the best places for......
JULY 05, 2019 | BY A & S Property
Glasgow’s first major city centre Build to Rent development successfully delivered
Construction has been completed on the first major city centre Build to Rent development in Glasgow.
With young professionals flocking to the Merchant City scheme, Candleriggs Court has been fully-let within weeks, demonstrating appetite for city centre living.
Having been met with high levels of occupier demand, the entire 36-apartment complex......
JULY 01, 2019 | BY A & S Property
Scotland’s fastest growing rental market unveiled
Rents rose in most areas of Scotland during the month of May, the latest figures from Your Move Scotland show, as demand in the market increased.
The research shows that Glasgow and Clyde posted the fastest rent rises in Scotland, with rents increasing by 1.9% between April and May, leaving......
JUNE 24, 2019 | BY A & S Property
Tory leadership candidates urged to scrap controversial Right to Rent scheme
The two candidates for Conservative leader are being urged to make a public commitment to abolishing the controversial Right to Rent scheme.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, the two candidates, are facing calls from a coalition of organisations made up of the Residential Landlords Association (RLA), the Joint Council for......
JUNE 24, 2019 | BY A & S Property
How the tenant fee ban is changing buy-to-let
The tenant fee ban is new to most of the UK, but has been in place in Scotland since 2012. Advocates of extending the ban throughout the rest of the UK pointed to the fact that rents in Scotland have not risen significantly in the intervening years.
While this may......
JUNE 24, 2019 | BY A & S Property
Newcastle Intermediaries extends buy-to-let products to Scotland
Newcastle Intermediaries is now offering its buy-to-let mortgage range to borrowers in Scotland.
It comes over three years after the firm, which is the intermediary arm of the Newcastle Building Society, entered the buy-to-let market in England and Wales.
The range is available with both two and five year fixed rates,......
JUNE 20, 2019 | BY A & S Property
ONS: Rents increased by 1.3% in the UK in the year to May 2019
Rents in the UK’s private rented sector increased by 1.3% in the 12 months to May 2019, up from 1.2% in April, ONS’s Index of Private Housing Rental Prices has found.
In England rents increased by 1.3%, in Wales by 1.2%, and in Scotland by 0.8%, the data shows.
Northern Ireland’s annual......
JUNE 18, 2019 | BY A & S Property
Shelter urged to go back to drawing board on tenancy proposal
The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has urged Shelter to go back to the drawing board after calling for England to adopt Scotland’s model of indefinite tenancies in the private rented sector.
Shelter released a report yesterday suggesting that England should follow Scotland’s lead and provide private tenants with indefinite security......
JUNE 17, 2019 | BY A & S Property
Significant increase in the number of over-50s living in rented homes
There has been a sharp rise in the number of over 50s renting homes, according to new research from Hamptons International.
Some 15% of rented households so far this year are made up of people aged 50 and over currently rent, up from just 11% in 2012, according to the......
JUNE 13, 2019 | BY A & S Property
Scottish government urged to protect tenants’ rights
The Scottish government is being encouraged to acknowledge that some landlords north of the border are breaking the law by letting property and declaring them to be holiday lets to avoid long term tenancy rights.
David Alexander, joint managing director of Apropos, wants to see the Scottish government acknowledge tenants’......
JUNE 11, 2019 | BY A & S Property
Property prices set to rise by 4.8% over the next six months
The vast majority of homeowners in Britain expect residential property prices to rise over the next six months, Zoopla’s latest ‘Housing market sentiment survey' has found.
Confidence in the market is growing, with some 81% expecting home values in their area to increase before the end of the year, which is......
JUNE 04, 2019 | BY A & S Property
Top BTL locations based on speed at which you can recoup your investment
New research looking at the best buy-to-let markets to recoup your investment on both property price and stamp duty costs based solely on annual rental return has revealed that Scotland currently ranks as the number one country in the UK.  
The research, commissioned by Benham and Reeves, found that......