In line with latest Government’s guidelines on home moving, the housing market remains open during the national lockdown which started on 5th November 2020, and all our offices in England continue to operate. Our offices in Scotland remain in operation following the latest guidelines. Our Welsh offices resumed operations from Monday, 9th November 2020, following the latest guidance on home moving restrictions. Health and safety remains our main priority, and we continue to follow a number of strict measures to protect our customers and staff. More information

Kirkcaldy

08/01/2014

Condensation or Damp?

This is the time of year we receive calls from tenants reporting problems with damp and mould. Further investigation determines the damp problem is in fact condensation, this diagnosis is usually hotly disputed by the tenant. However, a recent

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Kirkcaldy

10/12/2013

Christmas Holidays

Over the Christmas and New Year holiday period, our office will be closed from 5pm on Monday, 23 December 2013 and will re-open on Friday, 3 January 2014 at 9am. Should you require the services of a tradesman during this period, please email in the first

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Kirkcaldy

10/12/2013

Winter Months Top Tips

During the winter months, and if the property will be left unoccupied for any period exceeding 14 days: Please ensure appropriate steps are taken to avoid any problem with burst pipes. We would suggest that heating is left on in the property at a low

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Kirkcaldy

30/10/2013

Come & Meet Martin & Co at National Landlord Day 2013

National Landlord Day at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh on Tuesday 12 November 2013 – at the time of emailing we have only 39 places left and we do expect another sell out event, the sixth year running. If you would like to attend and have not yet booked,

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Kirkcaldy

03/10/2013

Don't let legislation bug you

As both new and experienced landlords will know, there is a wide range of legislation that you need to keep up-to date with to risk hefty fines and in some cases imprisonment. At Martin & Co we recognise this, with many of the business owners and their

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Kirkcaldy

02/10/2013

Legionanaire's Disease: Your legal obligations as landlord and letting agent.

Legionnaires Disease: Your legal obligations as landlord and letting agent. Recent changes in Legislation now require all Residential Letting/Managing Agents and Landlords to carry out compliant ‘Risk Assessments’ on every property under their

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Kirkcaldy

12/03/2013

That Was Quick!

Martin & Co Kirkcaldy broke its own record this week finding tenants for two properties within an hour of the properties becoming available. We are generally a shy bunch here in Kirkcaldy but feel we are justified in blowing our own trumpet on this

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Kirkcaldy

11/03/2013

Property Wanted for Ideal Tenant

Professional couple coming into the area for a one year work contract urgently seeking two - four bedroom furnished house in the Kirkcaldy area.

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Kirkcaldy

26/02/2013

Your property wanted - Can’t sell, why not let?

Has your property been up for sale (for ages)? Letting out your property whilst the housing market recovers makes a lot of sense: Rents are rising in many parts of theUK. An occupied house (with a tenant) is more secure than an empty house (esp. during

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Kirkcaldy

26/02/2013

Are your current estate agency fees too high?

Is your agent asking you to reduce your sale price? Martin & Co UK has launched into Sales with 0% commission service. We believe we can help sell your property and save you thousands in estate agency fees. Martin & Co Kirkcaldy will soon be launching

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Kirkcaldy

26/02/2013

Is Estate Agency Dragging Lettings Down?

The latest report by Christopher Hamer, the Ombudsman for Estate Agents (OAE) shows a massive 200% annual increase in letting-related complaints, highlighting the need for the public to be acutely aware of rapid changes in the property letting industry.

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Kirkcaldy

26/02/2013

Is Estate Agency Dragging Lettings Down?

The latest report by Christopher Hamer, the Ombudsman for Estate Agents (OAE) shows a massive 200% annual increase in letting-related complaints, highlighting the need for the public to be acutely aware of rapid changes in the property letting industry.

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