Create Demand for Your Rental Property with a Low-Maintenance Garden

Location, access to public transport and a modern kitchen with all the fixtures are important considerations when renting a property. However, over the past year, there’s been a bigger priority for people seeking a new home – a garden.  Having some outdoor space to call their own is something that tenants look for when they’re …

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Lets Talk with Colin Macmillan

One word to describe the recent Glasgow rental market would be ‘frenetic’, and Let’s Talk invited Glasgow Property Letting’s Founder and Managing Director, Colin Macmillan, on the show to discuss the city’s market in detail. Glasgow was the only Scottish city to record positive annual growth across all property types during Q2, and Citylets’ recent …

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Larger Properties Continue to Dominate Buyer Demand

The property market in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders continued to be strong during June-August 2021, with the average selling price up 5.8% year on year (YOY) to £276,703. The area that performed best, achieving the biggest annual rise at 8.6%, was West Fife & Kinross where the average selling price stood at …

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Heating Guide for Tenants: How to Bleed Your Radiators

As the colder weather starts to take hold, you’ll need to make sure the heating in your rental property is working and operating as efficiently as possible to avoid surprises down the line. You may have neglected your radiators over the summer months, but now’s the time to make sure they’re in working order. This …

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‘New Deal for Tenants’ Goes Much Further than Rent Controls

Following a new power-sharing partnership between SNP and the Scottish Greens in order to secure a majority in the Holyrood Parliament, the transformation of the private rented sector is poised to be introduced in Scotland to provide greater security for tenants, improve standards and regulate rents. In what is a 50-page agreement between the two …

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Winners of Residential Letting Team for 2021 Announced

Glasgow based Western Lettings proudly took home the award for ‘Residential Letting Team of the Year’ at the renowned Scottish Home Awards held on 16th September at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Glasgow. The highly sought after category, sponsored by Citylets, saw strong competition with eight finalists, including Ballantynes, Be Rented, Cullen Property, Home …

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