This two-minute read looks at how to trim down your energy bills.
Householders were hit with budget-busting energy price hikes in 2022 – a trend that looks set to continue well into the new year.
Here are some ways to claw back some cash on your heating bills and help the environment at the same time.
This two-minute read looks at some simple steps landlords and tenants can take to reduce the risk of condensation causing mould, damp and disputes.
What causes condensation?
When moist air is cooled by contact with cold surfaces such as walls, windows or mirrors, the moisture condenses into water droplets, AKA: condensation.
This can often cause unsightly mould and, in extreme cases, be unhealthy. Not just in terms of physical health but because it’s a common breeding ground for disputes between landlords and tenants.
Welcome to our November Property blog
This month I am focusing on the residential rental property market. In terms of activity very little has changed with respect to supply and demand.
As of today, the 10th of November, while writing this blog there are 11 properties in total for rent on Daft in Waterford City. This includes 3 student properties. There are a further 8 in the County of which one is a holiday home and only available until April to rent.
In this two-minute read, we look at how landlords in Waterford can make sure their rental investments stand up to the challenges of winter weather.
With winter officially only a few weeks away, the time is now ideal for landlords to take steps to ensure their properties are prepared for whatever December to February serves up.
By putting a winter property maintenance plan in place, you’re setting yourself and your tenants up for a trouble-free winter period.
Maria Clifford, Director Liberty Blue, discusses the Health and Safety obligations of landlords in her latest video (which you can… Read More
In this three-minute read, we look at why regular inspections should be central to your property management strategy. When you’re… Read More
Plenty of interesting reading recently about the property market and why now is not the time to buy property according to David Mc Williams.
Even the economic experts admit that they got it wrong over the last 12 months. Regina Mangan discusses the latest Daft report and her thoughts on where the market is going
In this two-minute read, we show you how to keep calm and in control when letting your Waterford property.
The idea that investing in rental property is easy passive income is a myth. Letting and managing rental property can be stressful, especially for inexperienced or accidental landlords.
This month sees the championing of Stress Awareness Month; an annual event which recognises the dangers of modern-day stress and provides valuable coping strategies. If you are wading through tenancy treacle, read our top tips to temper your tension.
In this three-minute read, we explain why it pays for landlords to review the management of their property.
Spring is traditionally a time for a good tidy up and clear out. If you’re a landlord, it’s also an excellent opportunity to give your property management strategy a once-over.
Taking the time to review what is and isn’t working with your investment will save you money and energy further down the track.
You should never underestimate the importance of carrying out annual rent reviews to maintain the value of your property. Not only do rent reviews keep your income at the current market value but they also ensure your property achieves the maximum potential price, should you wish to sell. Find out why in this 2 minute read.
When it comes to renting your property, the most important thing you must do is to select the right tenant. There are no second chances, you must get this right from day one. Afterall your property may be one of the biggest assets you own. Do not leave things to chance. If you do not choose the right tenants, you will enter a world of financial and emotional stress.
The past year has presented a challenge to many landlords who find themselves with a vacant property which may require both work and new tenants. It has been especially tricky for landlords living outside of Waterford. Despite everything, the rental market throughout Waterford has been very strong. We are attracting good prospective tenants who are relocating to Waterford, seeking quality rented accommodation.
Regina discusses the ins and outs of how to be a successful landlord in 2020. Her landlord tips and tricks… Read More
Waterford Landlord Advice Event Update Thank you to everyone who came along to our inaugural Landlord Briefing event in March.… Read More
At present in Waterford you can pick up a good investment property for under €100,000 and these will generally generate… Read More
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