Archive: Cullen Property Blog

Returningtoedinburgh
Returning to Edinburgh? Visit these 5 Places!
As you all start returning back to Edinburgh in preparation for the new semester, we thought we’d share 5 places we recommend you visit in the City! As a tourist destination that relies on income generated from visitors, we encourage our tenants to ‘act like tourists’ to help post-lockdown Edinburgh!…
phase2
What Phase 2 Means For Finding A Flat
Following the First Minister’s announcement on the 18th of June regarding Scotland’s transition to Phase 2 of the lockdown exit strategy, we felt it necessary to share some suggestions for securing a flat this year, given the exceptional circumstances and the permittance to move homes as of the 29th of…
Flat hunting
Flat Hunting Throughout the ‘New Normal’ with Cullen Property
Flat Hunting Throughout the ‘New Normal’ with Cullen Property We know at the best of times flat hunting in Edinburgh can be a bit stressful. So, in light of the Coronavirus  pandemic and the introduction of social distancing measures, we have put together a sustainable plan to cater to the…
Confused about lockdown?
Confused About Lockdown? Here's What You Need To Know
Confused about lockdown? Here's what you need to know:   Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has just clarified what the current lockdown measures in Scotland are, the slight adjustment being made and how the measures differ from those that have been announced by the UK Government.   Stay at Home…
Things to do in lockdown
Things to do in Lockdown to Beat the Boredom
Things to do in lockdown to beat the boredom: We hope everyone is staying safe and sane. Following the Government update which announced a further 3 weeks being added onto lockdown, we thought we would share some resources to keep you busy during your time at home. Hopefully, it does not trail…
Free Mental Health Webinars
Free Mental Health Webinars - First Psychology Scotland
First Psychology Scotland (FPS) is launching a series of Free mental health webinars to help Scots de-stress and relax during lockdown. In addition, the mental health service provider, with seven centres throughout Scotland is offering a free downloadable online Coronavirus Toolkit to help people cope with the stresses and impact…
mental and physical health
Mental and Physical Health During Lockdown
In what can only be described as a time of great uncertainty, our team have banded together to share how they have been maintaining their mental and physical health during life in lockdown. Here's what our team have been up to:   Scott Binnie – Marketing Manager “For the time…
Coronavirus Scotland Bill
Coronavirus Scotland Bill - What Landlords & Tenants Need to Know
Today, we want to highlight the Coronavirus Scotland Bill and how this will affect our landlords and residents as of the 6th of April. The Bill, as expected, alters the way Landlords can recover possession of a tenanted property under all tenures.  There are two major alterations to the…
long-term market
Ensuring a Compliant Transition to the Long-Term Market
Ensuring a Compliant Transition to the Long-Term Market: A Landlord Checklist   In these unprecedented times, we’ve received a significant number of landlords considering different ways of managing their properties. Here we take a look at some of the key aspects of the long-term rental requirements and how these differ…
Coronavirus Guidance
Coronavirus Guidance - Resource Page
Following our direct communications with our tenants and landlords regarding guidance during these unprecedented times, we have decided to also share this Coronavirus guidance here on the blog. If you find yourself in a tricky situation, please let our team know in the first instance and we can work…