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22
Mar

Is this the New Norm? Edinburgh’s Private Rental Sector – Q4 2020 analysis

Edinburgh’s private rental sector continues to face exceptional challenges during the Coronavirus pandemic. Our experiences broadly reflected those across the city, with an increase in available properties during the quarter. 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 …

10
Mar

March 2021 COVID Update: Evictions legislation and Financial Support

In this March 2021 COVID update: The Scottish Government has confirmed plans to extend the current coronavirus legislation relating to evictions until 30th September 2021. Further financial support is also being made available to landlords and tenants, through the two existing loan schemes. Coronavirus evictions legislation There are two parts to this legislation; the first …

26
Feb

Changes to short term let regulations in Scotland – update February 2021

Update – 26 February 2021 The Scottish Government has announced the withdrawal of the current proposed legislation. The government now intends to reconsider the changes to short term let regulations in Scotland in June, to address concerns raised and to create draft guidance for councils. This should help provide reassurance to the short term and holiday lettings sector. Despite …

6
Jan

6th January 2021 – COVID Update

A COVID update was not our planned first news post of 2021 – it’s not the start to the year that any of us would have hoped for. However, all of us here at At Home In Edinburgh have a lot to be thankful for, including all our wonderful landlords and tenants – and we wish …

16
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. After the year we’ve all had, this should be a time for relaxing – not worrying about what your tenants are up to. We’ve already shared our guide to essential winter property maintenance, and top tips for …

30
Nov

8-Step essential winter maintenance checklist for landlords

Protect your buy-to-let investments Here’s our essential winter maintenance checklist for landlords – an 8-step guide to maintaining your buy-to-let properties this winter. While we love the crisp, clear days in the winter sunshine, the crunch of frozen leaves underfoot and the promise of a hot festive tipple, the cold weather also brings challenges for …

24
Nov

Coronavirus VS Edinburgh’s private rental sector – Q3 2020

Edinburgh’s private rental sector has experienced unprecedented challenges over the last two quarters. Our experience has mirrored that of agents city-wide, with high numbers of properties on the market at the start of Q3, due to lockdown. As restrictions eased, we saw a huge release of pent-up demand from tenants, with properties letting quickly. Up-to-date …

28
Oct

Edinburgh Property Assistant wanted – we’re hiring!

Position now filled! We’re delighted to bring a new member of the team on board – keep an eye on our social media and news posts to meet our new property assistant!   Edinburgh Property Assistant wanted! We’re looking for a full time Property Assistant to join our team. About Us We are a small, …

14
Oct

Believe in a friendly that works – our shiny new look!

We believe in a friendly that works, and this has been at the core of our vision from the day Vicky first opened our doors, back in 2011. Since then, At Home In Edinburgh has grown and developed in a way we could only dream of – and now our family business brand needs to …

24
Sep

A new home – we’ve moved!

We are very excited to officially announce that At Home in Edinburgh has now moved to a new home, in Marchmont. We have loved the last six years in Stockbridge, but as our family business has developed we have outgrown our space there. Our new office gives us the right environment to continue to grow, …