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 …


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, …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …