Archive for the ‘Renting’ Category

Financial pressures mean many of us share our homes nowadays. This can also be because we love the social aspect as well as the financial benefits. But when it comes to choosing a flatmate, what are the pros and cons of sharing with friends as opposed to strangers? Let’s find out. Living with friends: the […]

Sometimes, when it comes to relationships, it can be hard to read the other person. Does she love me, does she not? Fortunately, when it comes to tenant and landlord relationships, the terms are usually written in black and white for both parties to see. Sometimes, however, there are unforeseen circumstances that have to be […]

New research from Rettie reveals Build to Rent (BTR) becoming a more effective way of providing new housing across the UK. Although to date its use in Scotland has been fairly limited, this is changing and recent projects will supply more than 2,500 BTR schemes in Glasgow and Edinburgh, with another successful scheme operating in […]

Prices remain competitive in Scotland compared to the rest of the UK and the rental sector continues to show signs of growth at a time of low interest rates and volatile stock markets. The latest Registers of Scotland monthly house price statistics show that the average price of residential property in Scotland rose by 2.6 per […]

With pension funds and insurers said to be lining up to plough billions into the UK’s rental market to create American-style rented housing, it could give tenants an alternative to buy-to-let landlords. More importantly, this new American-style rental model is geared to creating genuine communities based around clusters of well-designed high quality housing with on-site […]

  With the rental market moving fast, we’re sharing with you a great selection of houses and flats to rent across Scotland, that could be just what you’re looking for. 2 bedroom furnished house to rent in Edinburgh This mid-terraced house is located in the Murrayfield area with good transport links and the centre by […]

Spring is a good time for moving to a new rental home, that’s why we’ve taken a look at some of the rental properties available on s1homes that could be what you’re looking for. 2 bedroom furnished flat to rent in Hyndland, Glasgow Stunning 2 bedroom flat fully renovated with bay windowed lounge, kitchen, 2 […]

If you rent your home, there may be a time when it suits you to sublet. Perhaps you’re planning a round-the-world working holiday but want to keep your much-loved flat or house to return to when you get back. Maybe you’re moving in with the love of your life but want to keep your options […]

If home is where the heart is, does it really matter whether we own the object of our affections or simply rent it? Truth be told, there are advantages and disadvantages in both these scenarios. So let’s look more closely at buying versus renting.   Buying: the pros Investment Depending on your mortgage deal – […]

Competition means the rental market is red hot right now, so landlords have their pick of new tenants. This means. if you see a property that ticks all the boxes on your wish list, you’ll need to move faster than Planet Earth’s star iguana to make it yours. Thankfully we’ve top tips to help you […]

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