If you’re an Edinburgh landlord, ensuring maintenance and repairs are carried out in good time is crucial. With rents in the city at an all-time high, tenants have a right to expect excellent service with minimal delays.
But a shortage of good tradespeople in the capital is causing problems for many landlords who do not have a reliable property maintenance service in place. They are reporting a backlog of issues that have led to unhappy tenants and jobs stacking up.
Be Smart and Draw Up A Schedule For Your Property Maintenance
Drawing up a maintenance schedule is an excellent way to ensure regular checks of your rental property are carried out, and items are replaced on rotation or when required. Planning ahead is key and making tenants aware of the maintenance schedule gives them confidence the rental property well maintained and their needs are met.
Urgent Issues With Your Rental Property In Edinburgh
Emergency call-outs are more of a challenge. What if a boiler stops working or a pipe springs a leak in the middle of the night? When you’re a landlord, you can’t leave things to chance and hope the worst won’t happen.
Unless you’re qualified to handle these issues yourself, it’s important to have a network of trade experts on hand to call. And it’s not just the obvious emergencies you need to consider…
What if your tenant breaks a key in the front door lock? Or drops something in the bathroom, cracking the shower tray? Or the property has a sudden infestation of flies?
The key is preparation. It’s impossible to be an efficient landlord without putting plans in place for every eventuality. Source reliable tradespeople and book calls early to guarantee work being carried out on time. And for landlords who find managing their properties a hassle, a good letting agent can relieve the burden.
At Clan Gordon, we’ve been looking after properties on behalf of Edinburgh landlords for more than 15 years, so we’ve seen our fair share of unusual emergencies! And we’ve built a network of reliable, reputable local tradespeople who are fully insured to carry out all our maintenance and repairs.
Clan Gordon offers a responsive property maintenance service across Edinburgh
The trusted relationship with our bank of tradespeople means we don’t have to do a last-minute search for an emergency plumber or locksmith because we are well-established customers and have an excellent working arrangement with our suppliers, spanning many years.
Our landlords’ tenants aren’t left waiting when they really need help, and maintenance and repairs get carried out on time according to our schedule. We know happy tenants make the best tenants, and we do everything we can to keep them happy.
Full Property Management Service
With a Clan Gordon property management contract, it’s not only maintenance and repairs that we look after. We advertise the property, source reliable tenants, carry out safety inspections, draw up inventories, make checks at regular intervals and keep landlords fully informed.
If managing your buy-to-let property in Edinburgh is a headache and you can’t find reputable tradespeople, why not talk to us? Schedule a call now and chat with one of our expert advisors. We’re currently offering a £250 credit for all landlords that switch to Clan Gordon’s letting service.
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