How to Avoid Cowboy Builders: 6 Tips from The Federation of Master Builders

Cowboy builders are able to win work because they look convincing, but there are some precautions you can take to identify them and help make sure that your dream build does not turn into a nightmare.

Rent Pressure Zones: A Positive Move for Edinburgh Tenants?

Legislation has recently been passed in Scotland that paves the way for local councils to apply for rent pressure zones in areas where they deem rents to be increasing excessively. We take a look at what rent pressure zones could mean for...

PRS Fire and Electrical Safety: Are we doing enough to protect tenants?

The fire at Grenfell Tower shocked us all. Following this tragedy, it is natural that thoughts turn to the regulations and practices put in place to keep us safe in our homes. For those in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) the main...

Winner: The Scottish Home Awards 2017

Following on from our awards success in 2016, Clan Gordon have been named Residential Lettings Team of the Year at The Scottish Home Awards 2017.

Property of the Week: Walker Street

Find out more about our Edinburgh lettings property of the week on Walker Street.

Property of the Week: Northumberland Street South East Lane

Find out more about our Edinburgh lettings property of the week on Northumberland Street South East Lane.

One Year Until Introduction of Enforced Letting Agent Regulation in Scotland

One Year Until Introduction of Enforced Letting Agent Regulation in Scotland This time next year letting agents in Edinburgh will be preparing for the introduction of enforced letting agent regulation becoming a reality across the country. Under The Letting Agent Code of...

Christmas Fundraising Update

Thank you! On Sunday 4th December Team Clan Gordon braved the cold and ran the Edinburgh Christmas 10k in Inverleith Park to raise money for Fresh Start, a fantastic local charity supporting previously homeless households across Edinburgh. We chose to support Fresh...

New First-Tier Tribunal for the Private Rented Sector in Scotland

The first stage of the implementation of the Tribunals (Scotland) Act 2014 will take place on 1st December, 2016 as two existing housing panels – The Private Rented Housing Panel (PRHP) and Home Owner Housing Panel (HOHP) –merge to create the new...

Clan Gordon Supports Fresh Start

As Edinburgh letting agents, we firmly believe that everyone should have a home to call their own. Unfortunately, there are many people in Edinburgh who are not in this position so we have decided to support Fresh Start in the fantastic work...

Residential Letting Team of the Year 2016

We are delighted to have been awarded Residential Letting Team of the Year at The Herald Property Awards 2016.

Brexit: Impact on the Edinburgh property market?

Despite a majority vote of 62% in Scotland, and 74% in Edinburgh to remain in the European Union, the UK has voted to leave by a majority of 52% to 48%. We take a look at what this could mean for the...