Archive: Tenant News

Coronavirus Scotland Bill
Coronavirus Scotland Bill - What Landlords & Tenants Need to Know
Today, we want to highlight the Coronavirus Scotland Bill and how this will affect our landlords and residents as of the 6th of April. The Bill, as expected, alters the way Landlords can recover possession of a tenanted property under all tenures.  There are two major alterations to the…
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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
Business as Unusual in Practice : Cullen Property
The new landscape With the adoption of our new ‘virtual viewings' 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 direction of the wind, but we can adjust…
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,…
Council Tax Bands in Edinburgh
Council Tax Bands in Edinburgh, Discounts & Exemptions

 

Council Tax Bands in Edinburgh are often the last thing you consider when looking to move into a new property in Edinburgh. It is important to pay these in a timely manner so that bills do not mount up. These fees can be split between your flatmates if living…

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Please Respond to Our Latest Email - Washing Machine Recall
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 used if they are on the affected list below. As…
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Cullen Property Smashes Fundraising Target To Help Tackle Homelessness in Scotland
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…
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Happy Holidays from all at Cullen Property
Here at Cullen Property, we've been preparing for Christmas in the office and at home whilst working hard to ensure everything runs smoothly over the festive break. So much so, we wanted to share our efforts on the blog! Take a look: Stefanie Robinson, Property Manager Kamila Zielinski, Client Accounts…