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13
Feb

St James Centre Development

Have you walked past the St James Centre recently and wondered what on earth is going on? The centre was closed to the public in October 2016 when a huge regeneration project commenced. The site is under complete redevelopment and the project is expected to complete in 2020. The new development will be a mix …

6
Feb

Mice in your property

Mice in your property Seeing mice in Edinburgh properties is extremely common. To some they are a nuisance, to others they can be terrifying. The truth is it is extremely difficult, almost impossible, to stop the occasional mouse making an appearance. Mice pass through extremely tight spaces and can move easily between properties. This is …

15
Nov

Buying a Second Home in Edinburgh

Buying a Second Home in Edinburgh Many of our short-term landlords are renting out their second homes here in Edinburgh and we are regularly contacted by prospective purchasers asking for our advice. To make it easier for you, we have written the below article to provide answers to some of our most common FAQs. Why …

15
Nov

Where to invest in Edinburgh

Where to invest in Edinburgh We are often asked by potential landlords with an eye to property investment which areas of Edinburgh will offer the best return for their money. For some time now both the Dalry and Leith Walk areas have proven to offer a reliable income as the strong demand for rentals, particularly …

29
Aug

A lesson in Scottish – must know phrases!

Whether you’re coming to Scotland for a short holiday or making a longer term move, understanding (or at least partly understanding) what the locals are saying to you is always helpful. If you think you would have no issues holding a conversation with Scottish locals because you took English lessons or come from an English …

23
Aug

Best places to eat in Edinburgh this festival

Whether you’re looking to sample fresh local seafood, Highland game or something a little more exotic, Edinburgh is a perfect place to be if you are a food lover. Great quality restaurants can be found around every corner of this beautiful city. Here at At Home In Edinburgh we have hand picked 5 great restaurants …

16
Aug

Our top 5 picks for this year’s Festivals

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016 is celebrating the 70th year of culture, performance and fun. There are over 3,000 shows from 48 different countries in almost 300 venues across Edinburgh ranging from stand up comedy to family shows, Shakespeare to contemporary theatre, music to dance performances. While choices are always good to have, sometimes it …

8
Aug

5 Ways to enjoy Edinburgh on a budget

Scotland’s capital Edinburgh is well known for its festivals, castles and haunted tales. People travel from all over the world to experience the beauty and the rich culture that the capital has to offer ranging from art, history, nature to all sorts of entertainment. However, Edinburgh can be an expensive place to visit particularly in …