Lets Talk with Citylets is your podcast channel dedicated to all things around the world of lettings - investment, legislation, rights & responsibilities, your stories and more. New episodes featuring industry experts, tenants, landlords and voices from over the world of lettings are available fortnightly.
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The Increasing Importance to Maintain Rented Property, with Brian Geddes of R J Building Surveying Ltd
Episode 79 features Brian Geddes, Managing Director of R J Building Surveying Ltd discussing why there is an ever increasing requirement to regularly inspect and maintain properties. Brian talks through the dangers of building neglect and highlights reports that can increase the value of a property.
Lead in Drinking Water Regulations and the Edinburgh Lettings Market, with Angela Watt
Founder of Edinburgh based Watt Property, Angela Watt, joins Lets Talk for episode 78 to share her views on the current Edinburgh rental market and legislative matters, such as the regulations for lead in drinking water, due to take effect from March 2024.
Helping Landlords who Have Experienced a Significant Increase in Costs, with Laura Chapman
Episode 77 features Director of Edinburgh based Chapmans, Laura Chapman, giving advice to landlords who have experienced a significant increase in costs and feel it necessary to raise rents higher than the stipulated cap.
Scotland’s Short-Term Lets Licensing with Fiona Campbell of ASSC
CEO of the Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers (ASSC), Fiona Campbell, joins Lets Talk for episode 76 to discuss the serious concerns of the measures introduced by the Scottish Government to regulate the short-term lettings industry.
How to Deal with Pest Infestations featuring Michelle O’Donnell from Glasgow Property Letting
Branch Manager of Glasgow Property Letting, Michelle O’Donnell, joins Lets Talk for episode 75 to discuss the different types of pest infestations that can commonly occur in Scottish rental properties, how to identify them, their cause and how they can be eliminated.