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Cullen Property notice rise in young professionals opting to rent together
Cullen Property, Edinburgh's leading property investment, lettings and management specialist, has noticed a rise in the number of young professionals opting to live together in a rented property in Edinburgh. This trend, coined ‘hutching up’, has been happening in London for a number of years, due to unaffordable housing…
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The student buy-to-let market is a great investment but do your homework before you buy
Britain’s universities are more in demand than ever which opens up excellent opportunities for investment in student properties. Successful student towns are becoming big business, where increasing demand for housing means high rental yields as well as capital appreciation. Although most universities can just about accommodate all first-year students in…
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Student 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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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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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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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…