“Lets Talk” with Paul Hilton

Chief Executive of the ESPC, Paul Hilton, popped into Lets Talk recently to talk about the ESPC. Giving extensive information and views on a range of current topics including the challenges faced when being a local property portal within a market dominated by 2 UK wide large companies. Paul shared his knowledge on why ESPC …

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“Lets Talk” with Harry Crombie

Well known and well liked in the Edinburgh property circles, Harry Crombie pops in to talk to Gillian about his new beginning with Murray and Currie and how he reached this current place in life. He also chats about setting up your own business and the challenges involved. Although Harry is from a house building …

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Born to Rent

For the first time in living memory a child in the UK is as likely to be born to a family renting as owning a property, according to a new research. Almost half of all babies (49.2%) born across the country (approximately 365,000 a year) are now starting their lives in rented accommodation, with more …

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‘Discrimination Baked into Right to Rent’

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has branded the Right to Rent scheme a farce after a High Court ruling that the scheme breached the European Convention on Human Rights on the basis it led to discrimination against non-UK nationals with the right to rent and British ethnic minorities. The Right to Rent scheme requires landlords …

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East Central Scotland Experiences Rising House Prices and Longer Selling Times in Q1 19

Average selling prices are continuing to increase year on year in east central Scotland, suggesting that buyer confidence hasn’t been significantly impacted by Brexit. Quarter 1 2019 saw a 3.4% increase YOY in average selling prices in east central Scotland, rising to £238,315 with Edinburgh experiencing a 2.1% increase to £255,280. Three bedroom houses in …

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Lets Talk Podcast – Episode 3 with Mark McLeod from Clouds Property Management

With so much current focus on the short term rental market, Lets Talk invited Mark McLeod from Clouds Property Management to discuss the issues. Mark is founder and director of Clouds, who specialise in top end short term lets in Scotland’s capital city. Mark discusses what short term now means in light of the PRT …

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