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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…
Virtual Viewings
Virtual Viewing : Business as Unusual in Practice
Virtual Viewing approach - an update:   The new landscape With the adoption of our new ‘virtual viewing' approach and property valuations by way of video walk-throughs, and with all our staff working safely from home, a quote that really resonated with us this week was “We can’t change the…
Edinburgh AirBnB Landlords
Edinburgh AirBnB Landlords - How to Switch to Long-Term Letting
As most Edinburgh AirBnB Landlords will be aware, Covid-19 (and more specifically social distancing) has had a profound impact on the hospitality and tourism sectors within our beautiful city. For the foreseeable future, the Government has strongly advised against unnecessary travel so it may be a good idea to…
Student Flats - FAQs
Student Flats - FAQs
Student Flats - All the most commonly asked questions tenants ask!   Do I have to move in on the availability date? The availability date is when the landlord is ideally looking for the lease to start. There is a small possibility that the availability could be later than advertised,…
New Efficiency Regulations
Energy Efficiency Regulations & Exemptions
*Please note that due to COVID-19 the below guidance has been deferred for the time being*   Scotland’s New Energy Efficiency Regulations have been approved today by ministers, with the new regulations coming into effect as of 1st April 2020.   Scottishlandlords.com report that Private Rented Sector Properties will…
Tenant Find Only - What You Need To Know
Tenant Find Only – What You Need To Know
In this piece we discuss tenant find only services and why it may not provide as much value now as it did before the new private residential tenancy agreements (PRT) with specialist insight from our in-house lettings expert, Mhairi-Clare Galletta (or MC for short!). Mhairi-Clare Galletta (MC), New Business Executive…
Washing Machine Recall
Washing Machine Recall
Washing Machine Recall - Please reply to our latest email Dear Tenants, It has come to our attention certain brands and model numbers of washing machines are being recalled by manufacturers due to faults. Affected models are at risk of fire if used and must be turned off and not…
Homelessness in Scotland
Homelessness in Scotland : Cullen Property Smashes Fundraising Target
On Saturday 7th of December, members of our team slept out in Princes Street Gardens to raise money and awareness to tackle the issue of homelessness in Scotland during The World’s Big Sleepout. It was a wet and windy night and the conditions really brought home the plight of the…