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Student HMO Lets
What is an HMO property? Why do students need them? What do I have to do?   These are some of the many questions that are being asked daily so we have created a quick fix to answer all of these questions and help to iron out all of your burning questions.   What is […]
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How to reduce the amount of plastic you are using in your home?
It has been reported that there is between 4.7 and 12.8 million metric tons of plastic floating around in the ocean currently. This is an astonishing amount of waste which is impacting our climate hugely just now.   We have outlined some ways in which you can help to reduce this and improve our planet: […]
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Traditional estate agent Vs Online estate agent
The big debate currently consuming all property experts, home owners and potential buyers- who do I choose to sell my house with? A tried and tested high street estate agent, or take a leap of faith and leave your most prized possession in the hands of an online company?   To avoid being COMPLETELY biased, […]
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Events every student NEEDS to be at this Summer- Glasgow Edition 
It’s a well known fact that Glasgow is one of the best places to be in the Summer, especially for Students- there’s no shortage of events in the Merchant City, West-End, South-Side and even the infamous Finneston Strip!   We have noted the 5 best events that no student can afford to miss this summer, […]
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Legislation affecting BOTH Tenant and Landlord
It’s no surprise that the rental market has undergone yet MORE changes to legislation from 2017-2019 than ever before.   If you don’t already know, The Private Residential Tenancy came into force on the 1st December 2017 and has brought about some big changes. The tenancy system establishes the legal agreement between tenant and landlord, […]
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Top Tips to increase the value of your rental property
As all private landlords know, keeping your rental property looking sharp can be a job that falls further down the to do list every time the lease is renewed. So, to help ease this burden, we have pulled together a few top tips on how to get the most out of your rental property:   […]
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Living A Champagne Insta-Lifestyle on a Lemonade Budget
So, you want to live an Instagram-able champagne lifestyle but you’re a student. You’ve got books to buy, rent to pay, bills, food… we get it.  It also doesn’t help that on your downtime you scroll through social media to find a plethora of posts from your favourite influencers flaunting their latest designer purchase and […]
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The impact of Brexit on the Scottish Property Market
As things stand, the Brexit deadline has been extended until October 31st, with no clear progress as of yet on what terms the UK will ultimately leave the EU. As might be expected, this Brexit deadlock has made uncertainty the watchword of the day and, much like elsewhere in the UK, Scotland is seeing the […]
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Meet Carolanne Waters: HMO Specialist
Name: Carolanne Waters Job title? HMO Specialist What your job entails? I arrange House in Multiple Occupancy (HMO) Licences for landlords that want to rent out their properties to 3 or more unrelated persons in the one flat. I liaise with Glasgow City Council, Fire Scotland and Licensing to ensure a smooth process for our […]
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