Focus on Investment in Gorgie & Dalry

Wide ranging investment opportunities surrounding one of Edinburgh's key transport hubs with multiple train, tram and bus routes converging in Haymarket.

Focus on Leith Buy to Let

Following our last post about where to invest in buy to let in Edinburgh we focus in this blog on Leith where ongoing regeneration is making this a good place to start looking now for an investment property.

5 Key Reasons to Invest in Edinburgh Residential Property

If you're thinking about investing in property in Edinburgh and you're not sure how, why or where or if you don't know Edinburgh well we've set out some key things to consider about letting in Edinburgh while starting your journey. We're one...

HMO Licence: Landlord Responsibilities

If you own an HMO property, it is essential that it is managed properly to keep both you and your tenants protected. Is your letting agent taking the required steps to ensure your property meets strict HMO legislation? Jonathan Gordon talks about...

How Good Is Your Letting Agent?

At Clan Gordon, we regularly take over the management of properties from other Edinburgh letting agents and are, all too frequently, surprised by the condition of the property and the lack of safety certificates. Jonathan Gordon talks about some recent examples and...

Letting Agent Let You Down?

Choosing the best letting agent to manage your property can feel like an impossible task; you need an agent who you can trust to maintain your most valuable asset, who will also provide a high level of service to your tenants. You...

Is Your Letting Agent Registered?

Letting agent registration was introduced by the Scottish Government in January 2018. One year on, and three months after the compulsory registration date, we look at why it is important to check if your letting agent is registered.

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.
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