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11
Apr

How to find the perfect flatmate

Selecting the right flatmate is not an easy task, especially if you don´t know the person at all. A little bit of planning or forethought can help you to make the correct decision. The team At home in Edinburgh want to share with you some tips to find the perfect flatmate. Write down a list of qualities you …

5
Apr

Edinburgh rental performance – winter 2016

According to the recent Lettingweb report from winter 2016 (Dec, Jan, Feb), in most regions of Scotland properties are being rented out quicker, demonstrating increasing market demand and lack of sufficient stock. Rent increases remain modest overall in Scotland, with Aberdeen still declining. Edinburgh continues to be the strongest performing Scottish city, with two bedroom rents …

30
Mar

Easy & affordable ways to add appeal to your short term rental property

As most short term properties are booked without viewing, adding visual appeal can increase rents and reduce vacant periods. Filling your home with visual joy doesn’t need to be a complicated task; we have seven easy and affordable ways to decorate your property. Take a look and get inspired! 1. Light up your property Many people probably associate …

24
Mar

Selecting the right buy-to-let property

As a buy-to-let landlord, your choice of property is critical in ensuring you achieve the best possible return from your investment and minimal vacant periods. Don’t let your personal preferences influence your business decision. Set a budget It might sound obvious but work out your budget first. This will dictate both the type of property …

11
Mar

The best value places to eat well in Edinburgh!

  The team at At Home in Edinburgh want to share with you some of the fantastic yet affordable places to eat in Edinburgh. The Pink Oink The Pink Oink offers delicious Scottish hog roast rolls. The shop was formed by farmers and serves meat from the Scottish Borders farms. They have two shops located in the Grassmarket and on …

26
Feb

How to Repair Any Type of Hole

Purchasing, selling or renting a flat often means making a few repairs or upgrades beforehand. From At Home in Edinburgh, one of the best letting agencies in town, we want to show easy ways to repair any type of Holes. It is always important to give a good image when renting a flat, specially in …

18
Feb

Tax changes on buy to let properties

Many of our landlords have been discussing with us the impact of the recently announced changes to mortgage tax relief and the second home supplement. Second Supplement In December the Scottish Government announced a (LBTT) Land and Building Transaction Tax ‘second-homes’ supplement on purchases of additional residential properties, including buy-to-let properties. This will come into force from …