Tag - Edinburgh

8
Jun

Landlord Referral Scheme

Did you know that we offer £50 for landlord referrals? Most of our landlords come to us by word of mouth and every recommendation puts a spring in our step. In fact, we still do a little happy dance whenever we take on a new property or get a glowing review. How does the landlord referral …

27
May

Edinburgh Rental Market update – Q1 2021: A competitive marketplace

The Edinburgh rental market remained open as COVID restrictions tightened at the beginning of the quarter, with mainland Scotland entering a second lockdown. Understandably, market demand was severely reduced. We also saw a higher number of tenants than usual serve notice. As at the end of 2020, our experiences reflected those of agents across Edinburgh. …

19
May

Edinburgh Property Assistant wanted – we’re hiring!

Edinburgh Property Assistant wanted! We’re looking for a full time Property Assistant to join our team. About Us We are a small, friendly, family-run property management company, based in fantastic new premises in Marchmont, just south of the Meadows. We offer a personal service to our clients, prioritising customer service and efficiency. We are looking …

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 …

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to reconsider the changes to short term let regulations in Scotland in June, to address concerns raised and to create draft guidance for councils.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 …

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 …

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 …

2
May

Property investment opportunities in Edinburgh: Springwell House

There are exciting property investment opportunities in Edinburgh as Gorgie’s historic Springwell House is set to become a contemporary residential complex, in an area which has seen significant increases in rental and housing prices in recent years. Springwell House Springwell House sits in established walled grounds at the junction of Gorgie Road and Ardmillan Terrace. …