Category: Lets Talk

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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Lets Talk with Michelle Christie

Manager of Edinburgh based Jobs In Letting (JIL), Michelle Christie, joins episode 32 of Lets Talk to discuss how the recruitment company adopts a unique approach to serving the property and lettings industry. Keeping to a traditional method of meeting all candidates, rather than just online contact, the team can gain invaluable insight into the …

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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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