Landlord Satisfaction Survey Results 2018

Each year we ask our landlord and tenant clients to complete our Satisfaction Surveys to let us know what they think of Clan Gordon and help us to continuously improve our service. Find out what our landlords think of Clan Gordon.

Leith Buy to Let Investment: One Bedroom Flat

Purchasing an Edinburgh investment property can be a daunting prospect, even for the most seasoned property investors. We take a look at considerations for landlords looking to buy a one bedroom investment property in Leith.

Long Term or Short Term Rentals: Which is best for you?

In Edinburgh, a city with great potential for both long and short term rental opportunities, it can be difficult for landlords to decide what type of tenancy is best suited to both them and their property. We take a look at the...

The Private Residential Tenancy Regime: Key Changes for Edinburgh Landlords

From 1st December 2017 the new Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) regime will be introduced, replacing the Short Assured Tenancy, which has been used for residential tenancy agreements in Scotland since 1989. We look at the main changes facing landlords when switching from...

The New Private Residential Tenancy: No Minimum Term

From 1st December 2017 the new Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) regime will be introduced across Scotland. We take a look at 4 key considerations for Edinburgh landlords surrounding the omission of an end date in Scottish tenancy agreements.

A Proposed Minimum Standard for Energy Efficiency in the PRS: Does Your Property Comply?

The Scottish Government recently carried out a consultation proposing a minimum standard for energy efficiency in housing in the private rented sector. We take a look at what was proposed in the consultation, and how Scottish landlords will be affected if a...

Landlord Survey Results 2017

Find out how our landlord clients rate Clan Gordon with our 2017 Client Satisfaction Survey results.

5 Top Tips to Improve Rental Yield

For Edinburgh property investors, the average rental yield achieved is between 4% and 6%. However, due to a competitive market pushing up property prices – especially for one and two bedroom properties – it may become increasingly difficult for investors to reach...

Rental Yield: Everything you need to know

When looking for a buy to let investment opportunity in Edinburgh, one of the primary considerations for many landlords is the potential rental yield of the property. Find out why rental yield is important, how to calculate both the gross and net...

Changing Letting Agent: Common Myths

Lack of communication; overpriced maintenance charges; high turnover of staff; long void periods in between tenancies: there are many reasons why a landlord may consider moving the management of their property to a different letting agent. Many landlords tend to choose a...

5 Benefits of Using a Property Management Company

There are many benefits to using a property management company for your Edinburgh lettings property, we have put together 5 of the main benefits below. Property management is a growing business in the UK; there are currently over 200 letting agencies in...

Final Electrical Safety Deadline

Changes to the Repairing Standard under The Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 has resulted in increased requirements for electrical safety in Scottish rental properties. The final deadline for electrical safety in lettings properties will come into force from 1st December, 2016. Now is...
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