Best places to eat in Edinburgh this festival

Whether you’re looking to sample fresh local seafood, Highland game or something a little more exotic, Edinburgh is a perfect place to be if you are a food lover. Great quality restaurants can be found around every corner of this beautiful city. Here at At Home In Edinburgh we have hand picked 5 great restaurants …


Our top 5 picks for this year’s Festivals

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016 is celebrating the 70th year of culture, performance and fun. There are over 3,000 shows from 48 different countries in almost 300 venues across Edinburgh ranging from stand up comedy to family shows, Shakespeare to contemporary theatre, music to dance performances. While choices are always good to have, sometimes it …


5 Ways to enjoy Edinburgh on a budget

Scotland’s capital Edinburgh is well known for its festivals, castles and haunted tales. People travel from all over the world to experience the beauty and the rich culture that the capital has to offer ranging from art, history, nature to all sorts of entertainment. However, Edinburgh can be an expensive place to visit particularly in …


Letting agent regulation update

Legislation affecting agents in Scotland expected to come in force in 2018. From then, anyone in Scotland who carries a letting agency work in course of their business will be required to register with the Scottish Government abide by statutory code of practice and adhere for training requirement The wording of the letting agent statutory …


How to Avoid Cleaning Disputes

  Recent data collated by the tenant deposit schemes shows that cleaning issues continue to be the commonest dispute between landlords and tenants, accounting for around 50% of claims. The most common cleaning issues reported include stained and marked carpets, ovens, heavy limescale to kitchen and bathroom fittings, grease deposits thoughout the kitchen. dirty surfaces …


Best beaches to visit this summer in Scotland

Scotland has some of the prettiest white sand and blue water beaches you can imagine. If you are in Edinburgh for a short stay this summer or live here all year round, make the effort to explore our beautiful country. Here are At Home in Edinburgh’s top picks. Achnahaird beach The bay of Achnahaird is a rarely visited …


Do you understand the betterment principle?

The “betterment principle” is a key part of determining a fair tenant deposit deduction but according to a recent study carried out by My Property Inventories, 60% of landlords admit to not understanding it. This often leads to unrealistic expectations of what can be claimed against tenant deposits. The betterment principle states that if an item was old at …