Archive: Cullen Property Blog

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Student property developments are good news for students and great news for Edinburgh
Some of you may have noticed a number of signs dotted around Edinburgh building sites saying: 'student accommodation coming soon.' Developments are already underway at Leith Walk, Abbeyhill, Hillside Crescent, Holyrood Road, Fountainbridge and a £30.7m student residential project at Lutton Place was recently approved by The City of Edinburgh…
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Keep your flat safe this summer

 How to holiday-proof your home

Summer is a peak season for burglaries* and with the end of term approaching, many of our tenants go home for the summer, go travelling, or simply go on holiday for a couple of weeks.

Steve Coyle, Operations Director…

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The dangers of tenants sub-letting
This year’s Budget outlined plans to make it illegal for private sector tenancy agreements to include clauses that prevent the sub-letting of the property. This appears to be an ill-thought out, knee-jerk reaction to try and alleviate some of the pressures on the PRS due to a lack of new…
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Student Viewings
Any properties that are of interest, please attend at the viewings times below - You are not required to book on to them just turn up at the property at the date and time specified.   PROPERTY VIEWING SCHEDULE 2 BED PROPERTIES Property Address

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How to Secure a Student Flat

Looking for a student flat? Here are the things you need to know, the questions you should be asking, and the answers you should expect!

Questions to ask

Q 1.     Does it have an EPC Rating on the advert? A 1.      Yes!  (if ‘No’,…
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Winter-proof Your Home
It’s dark and cold and we're all glued to the radiators! To help keep gas and electric bills as low as possible (without having to be permanently attached to a hot water bottle) read these top tips on how to winter-proof your home: 1. Master your energy bills Find out…
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Land & Buildings Transaction Tax
With the recent announcement by John Swinney to reform Stamp Duty into the new Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT), we think there are some interesting points to make about the effect of the LBTT on the Edinburgh property market. So, what is it all about? The tax will take…
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Scottish house prices at their highest in eleven years
I was interested to read this Property Wire article on Scottish property prices being the highest since quarterly house price statistics records began in 2003. The article throws up several points worth commenting on - firstly, that such healthy capital growth is a good thing as it shows that…
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Cullen Property growth generates additional £1m+ in rentals - Team strengthened to meet demand

Edinburgh property investment and lettings specialist Cullen Property has made three new appointments following significant growth in the number of properties being managed.  The last nine months has seen an increase of £1m+ in the overall rental income of its managed portfolio.

Steve Coyle, Cullen…

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Edinburgh’s Cullen Property targets Middle Eastern investors
The only Scottish exhibitor to feature at International Property Investor Show in Dubai Edinburgh property investment and lettings specialist Cullen Property will attend for the first time the International Property & Investor Show 2014 in Abu Dhabi as part of the owner’s strategy to target Middle Eastern property investors and…