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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 …

14
May

How well is the Edinburgh private rental market performing? Q1 2019 Analysis

Edinburgh has a thriving long-term private rental market, which has seen consecutive growth quarter on quarter, year on year, for more than eight years now. We’ve been keenly awaiting Citylets’ report on Scotland’s private rental market performance for the first quarter of 2019 to find out if this growth trend is continuing, and the effect …

28
Mar

Losing rental income? Make sure you know how to set and increase rents legally

Landlords, are you setting the right monthly rental price for your properties? Do you know how to increase rents to optimise your rental income? Edinburgh’s private rental sector is thriving, with Citylets’ industry-recognised reports currently recording growth for more than 32 consecutive quarters – that’s more than eight years. As a landlord you need to …

18
Feb

Edinburgh – the city for buy-to-lets in 2019

Citylets’ Q4 2018 report on the private rental sector (PRS) is out – and it’s more positive news for Scotland, and Edinburgh in particular. Landlords in the capital are seeing the highest average monthly rents in the sector, as the city continues to show strong growth. Here’s our round-up from Citylets’ report, and what it …

12
Feb

Valentine’s Day – Where to feel most ‘At Home in Edinburgh’

Edinburgh, known as ‘the Athens of the North’ and one of the UK’s most romantic cities, is full of possibilities for starry-eyed couples. Here’s our pick of events and venues of where to feel most ‘at home in Edinburgh’ this Valentine’s Day – whether you’re all loved up, or most definitely not! The finest of …

1
Feb

January 2019 Newsletter

Welcome! We’re excited for the New Year here At Home In Edinburgh, and we’ve already got off to a great start! In our first newsletter of 2019 we introduce two new team members, update you on our experiences with new Private Residential Tenancies and also take a look at how these are changing rental management …

14
Jan

NOW is the time to add to your Edinburgh rental property portfolio!

Early 2019 could be the perfect opportunity for landlords to add to their Edinburgh rental property portfolio, and yes, we all know that Brexit’s political uncertainty is looming large – but what you may not have spotted is the positive news from Citylets and ESPC in their most recent reports, which reassuringly show that Scotland’s …

20
Dec

Our Christmas gift to Landlords

‘Tis the season of giving, and here At Home In Edinburgh we’re giving landlords a Christmas gift!   Landlord referrals If you know someone who is considering renting out a property – perhaps a first-time landlord, or someone adding to a growing rental property portfolio – then please put them in touch with us. We can …

14
Dec

Winter-ready rental properties – Our 5 top tips for landlords

Our team shares some of the wisdom they’ve gained during their 25+ years in property management – helping you to make your rental properties winter-ready. Top tips for landlords – protect your buy-to-let investments 1.  Create an information pack for your tenants with a list of the contact numbers you would want them to use in …

5
Dec

Winter maintenance – the essential checklist for landlords

Here’s our essential 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 landlords and property managers. Protect your buy-to-let investments At this time of …

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