Category: Lets Talk

Citylets 21st Anniversary

On episode 31 of Lets Talk owner and Managing Director, Thomas Ashdown, joins host Gillian Semmler to give a whistle-stop tour of Citylets’ journey to date as the organisation celebrates its 21st year. Thomas, who started Citylets shortly after Edinburgh University, talks about the challenges faced over the years and offers advice to those considering …

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Lets Talk with Mike Smith

Mike Smith, Operations Manager of SafeDeposits Scotland joins Gillian Semmler for episode 30 of Lets Talk. Mike chats about why there was a need for tenancy deposit schemes to be introduced and discusses the various services that his organisation offers to landlords, tenants and agents. Mike gives advice on common issues and how to avoid …

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Lets Talk with Jack Gallagher

Following Western Lettings recent Scottish Homes award of highly commended for ‘Residential Lettings Team of the Year’, founder Jack Gallagher, joins Lets Talk to chat about the commendation. Western Lettings are a multi award winning agency who, over the last few years, have won ‘Scotland Agency of the Year’ (GOLD), as well as ‘Small Letting …

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Lets Talk with Rick McCann

The 2020 pandemic brought about the most challenging time for many businesses. Rick and Vicky McCann, founding directors of At Home in Edinburgh, decided to ‘beat the challenges’ and invest heavily in their family letting agency business. Rick joins Gillian Semmler on Lets Talk to chat about the significant changes they made to their business …

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Lets Talk with Stuart Petrie

With the property landscape experiencing significant changes in the past four years, Stuart Petrie joins Gillian Semmler for episode 27 of Lets Talk to discuss the various tax efficient routes that landlords can take to minimise tax payments. Stuart is Tax Director at one of the UK’s leading Chartered Accountants and Business Advisory Firms, Anderson, …

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Lets Talk with John Cox

Director of property professionals, Cox and Co, John Cox features on episode 26 of Lets Talk. Originally launched as whole of market mortgage brokers, the company quickly progressed to offer a full turn-key service which includes specialist lending advice, from mortgages and insurance to portfolio building. Cox and Co assist a wide range of clients …

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