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...

5 Tips to Create Great Property Marketing Photographs

Are you an Edinburgh landlord, struggling to generate viewings for your rental property? Whether you are marketing the property yourself or using a letting agent, it may be time to revaluate your marketing pictures to ensure they are showing the property at...

Rental Property: Is Furnished or Unfurnished Best?

One question that we get asked by almost every new landlord is if it is best to let a property furnished or unfurnished. For this question there really is no right or wrong answer, we have put together our thoughts on both...

The Benefits of Using a Regulated Letting Agent

As a regulated agent we follow strict rules of professional conduct at all times so, whether looking to rent, buy or sell their property, our clients know that their asset is in safe hands.

Does Your Rental Property Meet Current Safety Legislation?

Over the past twelve months’ changes to legislation surrounding safety requirements in rental properties has changed, resulting in a higher standard of safety for tenants and additional safety checks for landlords and agents. In order to ensure that your property meets the...

End of Council Stair Lighting Service – What does this mean for you?

The City of Edinburgh Council recently announced that they will no longer be providing their long standing repair and maintenance service for stair lighting in tenement blocks. We take a look at what this means for landlords and tenants.

Legionella: A Landlord Guide

Legionella risk assessments are now mandatory for all rented properties. We take a look at what is required for landlords to be compliant.

2016 Landlord Survey Results

2016 Landlord Survey Results The results are in for our 2016 Landlord and Tenant Satisfaction Surveys, see below for how our landlords rate us…

5 Top Tips for Buy to Let Property Renovation

Buy to let properties come in all shapes and sizes and in order to ensure the best possible return on your investment, and attract high calibre tenants, it may be necessary to carry out some renovation works before marketing the property for...

Landlord Insurance Block Policy

Happy new year to all our clients and tenants! We hope 2016 will be a happy and prosperous one for you all. With our own insurance renewal about to start for Clan Gordon we thought it would be a good time to...
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