Category: Property

Citylets Amongst Top Residential Companies in Edinburgh

Citylets, Scotland’s certified leading portal for property to rent, has been named a top Edinburgh based residential company in a new ranking. Based in the West End of Edinburgh, Citylets is a fully independent and managed by the original founding team company, who recently celebrated its 21st anniversary. With up to 4 million visitors per year …

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Homes Selling Fast as Strong Buyer Demand Continues

From April to June 2021, the property market in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders was characterised by strong buyer demand driving the selling prices up. Over the past three months, properties were moving quickly with a median selling time of just 16 days, two days faster compared to the same time last year …

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Evictions Are Last Resort – Reaffirm Landlords

Private and social landlords in Scotland have signed new joint statements in which they reaffirm their pledge to avoid evictions of tenants facing financial difficulties because of the Coronavirus pandemic. By signing the shared statements, The Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) representing private landlords, together with social landlords’ representative bodies –  Scottish Federation of Housing …

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New £10m Grant Fund for Scottish Tenants in Arrears

The Scottish Government has announced a new £10 million grant scheme for private tenants struggling to pay their rent as a direct consequence of the Coronavirus pandemic. The fund is the latest form of financial support made available to Scottish tenants in arrears, and it aims at ensuring that evictions are used as a last …

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Wheatley Group Pledges to Build 5,500 New Affordable Homes by 2026

Wheatley Group has announced one of the largest affordable housebuilding programmes in the UK which will see 5,500 new homes built across Scotland by 2026. The new homes will be a mix of social and mid-market rent, including properties built to wheelchair standard and accommodation to help older people live independently for longer in their …

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How to Create a Low Maintenance Rental Property

For most landlords, the goal of a rental property is to make money. But maintaining a property can be expensive, especially when tenants are moving in and out. One way to ease the financial burden of this process is to create a durable, low maintenance property that will stand up to wear and tear more …

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