5 Tips for Finding the Right Property Manager for Buy-to-Let

Once you’ve found your ideal investment property, it’s time to find some tenants and just wait for the money to start rolling in. Easy, right? Well, not necessarily. Being a landlord can be a surprisingly hands-on role if you’re opting to self-manage your properties.  This is why we recommend working with a knowledgeable property manager, […]

How to Find the Best Tenant Type for Your Investment Property

Having a target market of tenants in mind for your buy-to-let property is important as it can help you decide what kind of repairs and cosmetic upgrades you should take on and even which property to buy for your investment.  For example, families appreciate lots of storage space and a nicely maintained outdoor space, while […]

Best Updates to Your Buy to Let Property to Increase Value

Making sure your buy-to-let property stays looking fresh and inviting is key to attracting and retaining tenants in the long term and helping you to secure the best possible rental income. If your property is in need of a bit of an update, where should you begin and how much time and money should you […]

Thinking of Starting an Airbnb? Here are Reasons to Think Again

Airbnb has seen a dramatic rise in popularity over the last decade, creating a new avenue of income for property investors. From the outside, it looks like an extremely lucrative investment – and why wouldn’t it be? In 2018, over 3.85 million tourists visited Edinburgh and contributed £1.3 billion to the Scottish economy. So, without […]

Your Guide To Buying UK Property From Hong Kong

Hong Kong offers a thriving, international culture, a robust financial sector and lower taxes to its residents, making it a popular home for UK expats. But with loved ones living abroad and the Hong Kong property market being difficult to make a profit in, many expats and Hong Kong locals alike are looking overseas and […]

Should You Self-Manage Property Or Hire A Property Manager?

If you’re new to the buy-to-let market, one of your first questions will likely be whether you should self-manage your property or get a letting agent to deal with your tenants and any issues that pop up during their tenancy. There are several pros and cons for each option and what’s right for you depends […]

Airbnb vs Renting

Airbnb vs Long Term Lets – Head to Head Is Airbnb more Profitable than Long Term Renting? In our latest blog post we are going to compare long term renting and Airbnb. And provide you with the answer to “Which investment is the best property investment strategy for you?” First let’s cover the basics when […]

Landlords: Building & Contents

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As a landlord, you need to protect your properties and financial well-being against the risk of damage. It is absolutely vital that you have Landlord Building & Contents insurance cover, in the event of storm damage, floods or any other incident or accident, so you won’t be left out of pocket. Cox & Co are […]

Landlords: Rent Your Property

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Whether you’re a first time landlord or an experienced portfolio owner, getting your property on the market can be a daunting prospect. Cox & Co offer an all-inclusive service to prepare your property for market, have it advertised on all major platforms, and source the right tenant for you.  Our experienced property managers provide a free rental assessment, giving you all the […]

Landlords: Insurance & Protection

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Cox & Co’s fully qualified advisors can provide Life Insurance and life protection options, as well as a whole range of other forms of insurance and protection. We can advise and help arrange the following insurances for you: Building insurance – This is to protect you against any damage to your property. Your mortgage lender will […]