Category: Lets Talk

Lets Talk with Colin Pretty

Colin Pretty has been a professional landlord for over 18 years. Episode 38 of Lets Talk hears him chat about why he chose to specifically invest in property and his successful formula for buying the right property to rent. With a wealth of experience, Colin talks about how the pandemic affected his properties and how …


Lets Talk with Vanessa Van De Velde

Property developer, Vanessa Van De Velde, features on episode 37 of Lets Talk. Only in her mid-30’s, Vanessa has been a buy to let landlord for almost 10 years and has also purchased properties to renovate and sell (flip) during that time. She offers insights and helpful advice for those considering investing in property, as …


Lets Talk with Kirsten Speirs

Kirsten Speirs, Owner and Managing Director of events company, KD Media joins host, Gillian Semmler for episode 36 of Lets Talk to talk about their awards programmes and, in particular, the Scottish Home Awards which Citylets sponsor. KD Media run six award ceremonies annually, two dedicated to property plus trade shows and conferences. Kirsten explains …


Lets Talk with Aimi Lewis

Aimi Lewis, Branch Manager of Belvoir Perth, joins host Gillian Semmler on Lets Talk for episode 35 to discuss the effects of the pandemic over the past year on the city’s private rented sector (PRS). Aimi looks at the repercussions from the perspectives of the agent, landlord and tenant too. The Belvoir Branch Manager discusses …


Lets Talk with Camilla Younger

Camilla Younger, owner of Scottish Borders based, CY Lettings, joins host Gillian Semmler on Lets Talk for episode 34 to discuss the area’s private rented sector (PRS). Having over 18 years’ experience in letting, Camilla talks about her journey, including her time with esteemed Rettie and Co, to where she is now and gives her …


Lets Talk with Ann Leslie

Ann Leslie, CEO of LAR Housing Trust joins Lets Talk for episode 33 with host Gillian Semmler. Ann chats about her interesting background that led to her heading up the Scottish housing organisation. With 39 sites spread across the country, Ann discusses the aims and ethos of LAR and how their finance model operates, being …

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