Why Sell Off-Market?

4 reasons to consider selling your property off-market. We are constantly hearing about the performance of the Edinburgh property market, especially in relation to the shortage of properties pushing up sales prices. However, many landlords and property owners are surprised to hear...

How to Furnish A Rental Property

High quality furnished properties – especially one- and two-bedroom flats – are in high demand across Edinburgh. Find out how to furnish your rental property well, without spending a fortune, helping to maximise your rental income and find the best tenant for...

Rental Property: Furnished or Unfurnished?

Should I rent my property furnished or unfurnished? This is the one question asked by almost every new landlord; there really is no right or wrong answer. We look at the main considerations for furnished and unfurnished properties to help you choose...

Landlord Responsibilities and Obligations

Whether you are a first-time landlord or have been managing a portfolio of rental properties for many years, it is important to keep up to date on your responsibilities and obligations as a landlord. Knowing your responsibilities will protect you, your investment...

What is Landlord Insurance? Frequently Asked Questions

Your buy to let property is a significant asset, so it is important to make sure your investment is protected by having adequate insurance in place. We have answered some of the most common questions landlords ask us relating to landlord insurance.

How To Find A Good Tenant

As a landlord, finding a ‘good’ tenant to rent your property is the most important phase of the lettings process. Your tenant is someone you will trust to look after your most significant asset, alert you when something goes wrong with your...

Overseas Landlord Guide: Rent Your Home When Moving Abroad

Life can be unpredictable. You have the opportunity to move abroad and have to decide what to do with your home while you are away: do you sell or find tenants? We work with landlords who are based all over the world...

Switching to Long Term Renting: Considerations for Edinburgh Landlords

There is no denying that short term holiday lets are big business in Edinburgh – there were over 120,000 Airbnb stays booked in the city during August 2018 alone – but, now that the Festival is over, can short term rentals remain...

How to Change Letting Agent in One Easy Step

Changing letting agent is a quick and straightforward process, requiring just one action from the landlord; your new letting agent will take care of the rest.

Non-Resident Landlords: Tax

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have strict rules regarding income tax payable on profits for landlords who rent out their property in the UK when living abroad. As a non-resident landlord it is important to know what steps to take to ensure...

How to Choose the Best Letting Agent

There are over 200 letting agents operating in Edinburgh, each offering their own take on lettings and property management, making it challenging for new landlords to narrow down their search and choose the letting agent that is the best match for them...

First Time Landlord: Costs

Inheriting a property, relocating for work, or moving to a larger or smaller property are just some of the reasons that someone could find themselves in the position of owning a property that they don’t live in. A decision then has to...
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