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The Social Bite Sleep in the Park Experience
Cullen Property raises over £12,000 to support Social BiteOn Saturday 9th December 2017, seven members of the Cullen Property team took part in Social Bite’s ‘Sleep in the Park’ to help raise funds and awareness to help eradicate homelessness in Scotland. The team tell us about their involvement…
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Stay warm this winter
With the cold winter nights closing in it can be tempting to throw on a couple of extra layers and hide underneath a blanket to avoid those costly central heating bills. While extra layers is a sound strategy, there are plenty of other cost effective tricks at your disposal. Here…
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What's on November 2017
So you’ve seen the bonfire night fireworks but now you’re looking to get out of the cold and experience something a little different. As always, Edinburgh provides plenty of events to choose from and below are three that we think might be for you this November. Trainspotting Experience the theatre…
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Cullen Property welcomes the Letting Agent Register
The Scottish Government is introducing new legislation and regulation to the Scotland’s private residential sector over the next few months which all landlords and letting agents need to be aware of.  From 31st January 2018, any person or business letting and managing any Scottish residential property on behalf of another person…
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Reduce the risk of fire this October
We can all agree the weather is getting colder so it can be tempting to give that big night out a miss. Instead, you might decide to cook a homemade dinner, bring out the electric blanket, light a few candles and stick on a film. Sounds like a great night…
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Lauren Hand - Property Administrator
We’re delighted to welcome Lauren to the team as our new Property Administrator. Lauren currently holds an SVQ Level 3 in Business Administration (Modern Apprenticeship). A typical day at Cullen Property for Lauren includes organising lease signings and lease renewals, answering phone calls, dealing with property enquiries, arranging property check-ins…
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What's on in Edinburgh - October
Take a well-deserved break from your studies and check out some of the eclectic events on offer in Edinburgh this October. Edinburgh Oktoberfest Bavarian culture takes over Princes Street Gardens this October with the annual Edinburgh Oktoberfest. From Wednesday 11th to Sunday 15th October, visitors will receive the full, world-renowned Oktoberfest…
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Private Residential Tenancy – what does this mean for tenants?
On 1st December 2017, the Scottish Government will launch a new type of tenancy called the Private Residential Tenancy (PRT). The purpose of this new tenancy scheme is to improve security for you as a tenant whilst also providing safeguards for the landlord. Existing tenancies will not be affected, but once…
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How will the new Private Residential Tenancy regime affect me as a landlord or investor?
Information for landlords and investors with properties in ScotlandDid you know that, in less than two months, tenancies in the Scotland’s private rental sector will be changing? The Scottish Government will be bringing the new Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) into effect from 1st December 2017. What is changing? Currently, all Lease…
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What's on - September
Don’t worry, the festival madness that hit the city in August might be over, but there are plenty of events to keep you entertained throughout September. Free open-air art exhibition in the Grassmarket This month-long exhibition features historic images of the Old Town with a psychedelic twist. There will be…