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23
May

COVID-19 council tax exemption for student landlords

Good news for Edinburgh student landlords A council tax exemption for student landlords has been announced, following the passing of a second Coronavirus Bill in the Scottish Parliament. The Bill made its way through the Parliament this week, and was passed late on Wednesday evening. A number of alarming private rental sector amendments had been proposed …

3
Apr

Free rental assessments for Edinburgh holiday lets

If you’re a landlord of a holiday let then you’re likely to be struggling with occupancy in these challenging times. It’s a worrying time. How much income do you stand to lose? How do you increase your occupancy rates when there’s no demand? We’re here to help and support you, with free rental assessments to …

3
Apr

Adapting our marketing process to protect our landlords and tenants

We recognise that, despite these unprecedented times, tenants may still need to move home and landlords still have properties coming onto the market. We have adapted our marketing process to allow for social distancing and the current ‘lock down’ in order to continue to successfully let properties. Please be assured that we are here to …

9
Mar

Wanted – Property Administrator

* Recruitment now on hold * Vacancy: We’re looking for a full-time Property Administrator to join our small, friendly property management company, based in the Stockbridge area of Edinburgh. Start Date: end of March / early April 2020 About Us: Vicky and Rick McCann set up At Home In Edinburgh in order to fill a …

6
Mar

How well is the Edinburgh private rental market performing? Q4 2019 Analysis

Our experience of the Edinburgh private rental market over Q4 2019 was of strong demand, followed by the expected seasonal slowdown towards the festive period. Up-to-date knowledge of the private rental sector (PRS) is vital in ensuring that we continue to provide an excellent, efficient service to our clients. Citylets’ quarterly reports offer an overview …

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 …