Archive: Student News

Halloween in Edinburgh

With Edinburgh’s murky history consisting of gruesome grave-robbers, Grassmarket hangings and disease-ridden streets, it’s no surprise that it’s considered one of the most haunted places in Europe. So where better to celebrate Halloween than right here in the city?

Here we have a roundup of free alternative Halloween events taking…

It pays for students to swot up when renting for the first time
It's both an exciting and daunting time for students starting a new university term. Just now, thousands of students will be moving in to a rented flat and becoming tenants for the very first time, but renting shouldn't be stressful for students providing they do their homework ahead of the…
Five things people are saying about Edinburgh right now
Steve Coyle, operations director, at Cullen Property outlines the top five things the media are saying about Edinburgh right now and why investing in the capital is a good move. 1.'Edinburgh best university city in UK for buy-to-let' According to the Scotsman, Edinburgh has been named as the top university…
nightmare landlord
Tips on how to deal with nightmare landlords
  Soaring house prices has seen the rise of ‘generation rent’ over the last few years. Experts predict renters will outnumber homeowners in 104 parliamentary constituencies by 2021, if current housing trends continue. Landlords are cashing in on this tenant trend and some are neglecting their properties and tenant’s…
Edinburgh festivals
  The month of August is known as festival season here in Edinburgh, and it’s a great time to live in the city. Check out our roundup of exciting festivals taking place this month: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe: The largest arts festival in the world takes place every August. There’s…
Keys for the house
You’ve signed the lease, arranged payment of your first month’s rent and deposit, and have given us your direct debit details. What happens next? Whilst exciting, moving into a new flat can raise a lot of questions. Here we have developed a useful guide to help you get settled into…
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…

Student Viewings
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

secure student flat
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’,…
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…