From Holiday Let to Residential Let

Robb Residential are seeing a move from short-term and holiday lets to the traditional letting market (Private Rented Tenancy (PRT)) as landlords seek more security and regular rental income.  “Many holiday let landlords are looking to secure their income with a move to assured tenancies. Landlords are increasingly realising the removal of platform fees (AirBnB currently 3%) and management costs (Houst starts at 12%), or taking away the hassle of turnaround when “guest” are late offers a much more attractive value … Continued

Awaiting Cladding Certification – Letting in Glasgow and Edinburgh

Increasingly, prospective sellers awaiting the EWS1 cladding certification are considering letting in the interim. According to some figures, the current backlog for EWS1 certification introduced after the Grenfell Tower tragedy is a wait of over 36 months. This is partly due to COVID-19, but primarily down a 2019 requirement being expanded to cover many more … Continued

Mortgages in the Pandemic

As businesses went into furlough, the world shut down, and people no longer went to offices back in March 2020, banks started to focus on a key factor driven by COVID-19: debt. Those thinking of buying saw the high Loan-to-Value (LTV) mortgage deals evaporate, so the new UK Government initiative, formalised via the Budget, to help with … Continued

Sell Property Now with Our Personal Touch

The Robb Residential Team continue to field a significantly increased number of sales enquiries as homeowners seek a move as vaccination gathers pace and we all hope to emerge from lockdown to enjoy spring and a great summer. The number of buyers currently outstrips supply by some margin, and properties are selling quickly and well … Continued

Selling and Letting Beautiful Homes in Scotland

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