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Author: Lisa Curran

New year, new investment – but where should you buy?

  If you’re thinking of making a new buy-to-let investment this year, you may be wondering if there are any particular types of property or ‘hotspots’ you should be considering – locations where prices are predicted to rise quickly and where rental returns are well

image of a property items for inventory Currans Homes

Property inventories – all you need to know

What is an inventory and why you should create one when you let your property An inventory lists and describes the contents and condition of everything in a property – from the paint on the walls to the cutlery in a kitchen drawer. It’s put

Should you downsize, upsize or stay put Currans Homes

Benefits to downsizing, upsizing and right-sizing

Downsizing, upsizing and right-sizing – MAKE THE RIGHT MOVE FOR YOU Are you thinking about making a change to where you live? If you no longer need all the rooms in your home, you might have decided to downsize into something smaller. Or perhaps it’s

Good money reasons to remortgage your property Currans Homes

Reasons to remortgage your rental property

As a landlord, you might own your property outright or you may have a buy to let mortgage. If you do currently have borrowing, it could be because you didn’t have enough capital available to buy without a mortgage. Or perhaps you chose to leverage

Reasons to change estate agents Currans Homes

Thinking of changing estate agents?

Our smooth move guide to changing estate agents A great agent will be focused on selling your home at the best price, in a timeframe that suits you. If everything goes well, they’ll put the right value on it, market it effectively, then negotiate and

5 Steps To Assess Rental Yield

The essential steps to assess (potential) rental yield on your investment property As a landlord, it’s important to be able to assess whether a property is likely to be a good investment before you buy it. Then, once your property’s rented out, it’s helpful if

Furnished vs Unfurnished Rental Properties, Currans Homes

Unfurnished vs furnished properties explained

  Whenever landlords have a rental property to prepare for the market, one decision they have to make is whether to let it furnished or unfurnished. If you’re in that position right now, two questions you might be asking are: ‘Do I want the bother

How to add thousands to your home with styling, Currans Homes

Landlords – how to protect your rental income

For many landlords, rental income provides a valuable boost to their other earnings or pension. For some, it may even be their only income, while others might mainly use it to cover the cost of the mortgage and other expenses, as they wait for growth