Investor Information

Why Cullen Property?

With over 20 years’ experience in Edinburgh’s buy-to-let market and as investors ourselves, we know exactly which properties will deliver high capital and rental yields.

Put simply, we are your Edinburgh buy-to-let personal shopper.

There are many more reasons to invest with Cullen Property:

  • Edinburgh specialists in buy-to-let: we know the city inside out and can advise you on the best areas and types of property for a long-term, high-yielding investment. We can also source these for you.
  • Student market experts: Edinburgh’s student population continues to grow and students are constantly looking for high-quality properties to rent and share with their friends. Investing in suitable property guarantees stability and high returns.
  • We search the Edinburgh market for suitable properties: Sign-up to receive regular updates or contact us directly to discuss your requirements.
  • We liaise with: lawyers, vendors and mortgage brokers to make your purchase as stress-free as possible.
  • Total transparency: on all costs.
  • Fully managed cash-flow positive investments: take a look at our case studies.

What We Do for Our Investors

Where to start with Edinburgh property investment?

Our typical investor will have between £50k and £2m to invest in Edinburgh property and may choose to either purchase properties outright or gear their funds to build a larger portfolio. Please look at our Case Studies to see the type of assets we source for our clients.

In short, we;

  • Source properties on both the open market and via off-market exclusive deals
  • Carry out a full property/site visit
  • Prepare a full and detailed financial appraisal
  • Circulate the main ‘headline’ details via newsletter to our registered investors
  • Forward full details on request of the property
  • Advise on the investment property opportunity
  • Arrange any surveys, roofing assessment or site plan confirmations as required
  • Set up legal conveyancing and independent financial advice as required
  • Collect keys, record meter reading, transfer utilities, test all fittings and appliances
  • Arrange architect and refurbishment plans as required and obtain quotes
  • Project manage all works
  • Submit and obtain HMO Licence (House of Multiple Occupancy) as required
  • Market and let the property (usually while the works are ongoing so that tenants are ready to move in as soon as possible)
  • Manage the property on an ongoing basis following completion.

Basically, we do everything for you with your Edinburgh property investment so that you don’t even need to visit the property unless you’d like to!

Please call us on 0131 221 1818 or email our Managing Director Steve to find out how we can find the right Edinburgh property investment for you.

Property Investor Guide

Take care of all aspects of running our properties

They are a highly professional organisation and take care of all aspects of running our properties, including all maintenance, legislative and compliance issues.

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  • Landlord
Made the property management and tenant finding process effortless

They really have made the property management and tenant finding process effortless.

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  • Landlord

Legal Responsibilities

At Cullen Property, we handle the whole investment process for you.

This includes sourcing and presenting properties to you, as well as introducing you to lawyers (you may already have your own preferred Scottish based lawyer), banks, IFAs and other sources of finance, and tax experts. Once your investment property has been purchased and is ready to be let, our full management service ensures you adhere to all relevant rules and regulations and are fully compliant with the legal responsibilities of being a landlord.

Please contact our investment team on 0131 221 1818 to discuss your individual circumstances.

FAQs

Whether making your first investment purchase or adding to your portfolio there are many considerations you should make. There is no such thing as too much advice. Cullen have a strong network of non-affiliated businesses which we will always advise you to take advice from ahead of any major decision. The small number of hours this will take can have a huge effect on your investment purchase. As we always say, you don’t know what you don’t know, we want you to have the same advice we seek for ourselves.

Scotland’s Capital City, Auld Reekie – Edinburgh is regularly noted as not only top of list for where to invest based on your potential yield and returns but almost as important, Edinburgh is regularly rated as one of the best places to live in the UK. There are many accolade’s for Edinburgh including Scotland’s highest ranked university being just one of the four universities in the city. Edinburgh is also an economically strong city, it is vibrant, cosmopolitan and highly educated. Edinburgh boasts more green space than any other city in the UK as well as a beautiful coastline to the Forth. The population has increased by nearly 10% between 2007 – 2017 and forecasts predict this will continue. While attracting around 85,000 students to the city, a very significant circa 70% of our population are of working age. There are many reasons to choose Edinburgh. At Cullen we are Edinburgh centric, this is the only city we work in and advise on – we are experts of Edinburgh.

Cullen Property Limited have been established for more than 20 years, we are an Edinburgh centric firm with strong values. Customer service is at the top of our agenda, we are always striving to ensure our one-to-one dedicated service is always delivered. Our property managers look after your properties as they would their own. We are personally qualified and are proud to be one of the first registered agents in Scotland. While we will always be available to meet with, our door is always open or happy to have a conversation we also use high end software to aid the managing of the portfolio and keep up to date with advances in technology to support our

At Cullen Property we offer an end to end investment service from sourcing through acquisition to property management. Essentially, Cullen Property is your Edinburgh property ‘personal shopper’ and will handle all things compliance, legislative, marketing, background checking and maintenance for you post purchase. We maximise your ROI by providing high-quality homes to tenants and excellent service.