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23
Jan

Property Assistant wanted – join our team!

We currently have an excellent opportunity for a full-time Property Assistant. We are a small, friendly property management company based in the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh. Property Assistant Role Responsibilities: Supporting two Property Managers with day to day tasks in and out of the office Answering telephone calls, responding to emails and enquiries Assisting customers that …

13
Jan

Changes to short term let regulations in Scotland – January 2020

The Scottish Government has just announced changes to short term let regulations in Scotland, due to come into force in spring 2021. A summary of the changes to short term let regulations in Scotland The Scottish Government outlined three key changes to short term let regulations in Scotland: The introduction of licencing for short-term lets, …

23
Dec

5 simple top tips for landlords this Christmas

Christmas is almost here so here’s our top tips for landlords to help you relax over the holidays. This should be a time for relaxing, socialising and taking time out from the whirl of daily routines – not worrying about what your tenants are up to. We’ve already shared our guide to essential winter property …

20
Nov

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2019

18 – 24 November is Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week, an annual campaign to help ensure that everyone understands the dangers of carbon dioxide and how to protect themselves. Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week is a national initiative, and relevant to us all. While we should all be carrying out regular checks on equipment and alarms in …

9
Oct

How well is the Edinburgh private rental market performing? Q2 2019 Analysis

Our experience of Edinburgh’s private rental market over Q2 2019 has seen a welcome return to expected levels of performance, following a longer-than-usual seasonal slowdown. We believe it’s important to understand how the private rental market is performing as a whole in the city, as well as in comparison to Scotland overall. Citylets’ report on …

9
Sep

Changes to Landlord registration in Scotland – are you prepared?

Landlord registration in Scotland has been compulsory since 2006; registration is through the Scottish Landlord Register or via your local authority. Changes are now being made to registration, due to come into force on 16th September 2019. Read on to find out: Why is landlord registration in Scotland changing? What exactly is changing? What you …

4
Sep

Property Manager wanted – join our team!

We are a small, friendly property management company based in the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh. We currently have an excellent opportunity for a full-time Property Manager who will be responsible for our portfolio of short-term letting properties. Property Manager Responsibilities: As a property manager, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of the short …

11
Aug

The 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe is here!

Crowds enjoying a street performer on the Royal Mile © Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is here! Anyone popping into our office will have noticed the hum of activity building up over the last few months, as we ensure our Festival properties, their landlords and guests are all set to go. As you …

22
Jul

Rental deposits in Scotland – are you breaking the law?

We’re all familiar with the idea of paying a deposit for a rental property, but with all the legislation governing rental deposits in Scotland, are you doing everything in line with the law? Recent research by SafeDeposits Scotland found that in the last 18 months, over 200 landlords have been found to be in breach …

26
Jun

Do you need a professional property manager? The 5 sure-fire signs

Do you need a professional property manager? Whether you’re an experienced investor with a portfolio of rental properties, or considering your first property investment, how do you know if you need a professional property manager? How do you determine whether the financial outlay is worth it? Managing your own long term or short term rental …