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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‘Exceptionally’ Busy Time for the Scottish Property Market

The Scottish property market continued to perform well from August to October 2020, with the average selling price in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders up 7.9% compared to last year, to £270,983, according to ESPC’s latest House Price Report. The most notable price increase of 20.6% year-on-year (YOY), was recorded in the Scottish …

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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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Edinburgh Named the Best Place to Work from Home in Scotland

Working from home has become the new normal for a vast number of people due to the global pandemic, and the way we think and feel about where we live has naturally changed as a result. A recent research from Uswitch’s Remote Working Index 2020 looked into which towns and cities across the UK offer …

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Residential Letting Team of the Year 2020

Last night, the residential property market came together to recognise those that have performed outstandingly in the industry. Despite the challenges that have been thrown at every company this year by the pandemic, KD Media ensured that the 2020 Scottish Home Awards took place so that the excellence in this market could still be acknowledged. Live …

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Tin Can Deposit Canned

A landlord from Gourock, who failed to protect his tenant’s deposit with an approved scheme, has been ordered to pay £1,500 in compensation. Under the Tenancy Deposit Schemes (Scotland) Regulations 2011, landlords must pay their tenant’s deposit into one of the government’s approved schemes within 30 working days of the start of the tenancy. However, Mark …

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