Lets Talk with Ashley Puren

Episode 8 of Citylets podcast channel, Lets Talk, features Ashley Puren from Pure Property Management. Ashley, originally from South Africa, started in property aged just 22 in his home town and is now the owner of property portfolios in both Edinburgh and South Africa as well as running his successful family letting agency here. If that …

Read more  >

Mixed Signals

Rents in Scotland’s private rented sector (PRS) continued to edge upwards in the first quarter of the year despite the political landscape which has impacted markets in other sectors. The average property to rent in Scotland rose 1.7% to stand at £793 per month. 1 and 2 bed properties charted a familiar course both recording …

Read more  >

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 …

Read more  >

Increasing Numbers of Families Calling Scotland’s PRS Home

Scotland’s private rented sector (PRS) continued to rise, up 5% year on year (YOY), according to the latest Citylets Rental Report Q4 2018. Strong demand for properties of all sizes in major cities underpinned growth, with larger 3 and 4 bed properties posting the steepest gains as an increasing number of families settle in the …

Read more  >

Glasgow Lion

The Scottish Private Rented Sector recorded another annual rise as at Q3 2018 with rents up 2.2% to stand at £789 per month on average. Continued demand for properties of all sizes pushed rents higher with 4 bed properties, as per previous two quarters of 2018, recording the steepest annual growth at 5.5%. The average …

Read more  >

Major Trends Continue as Scottish PRS Reaches New Highs

With most of Scotland’s large urban markets sitting at or near all time highs, it will be unsurprising to note that the average property to rent in Scotland recorded it’s highest figure to date in Q2 2018 at £799 per month. Scotland’s overall annual rate of growth, however, remains low at 1.3%. Larger properties, in …

Read more  >