How a Tenant Find Only Service Assists To Find the Best Tenants

How a Tenant Find Only Service Assists To Find the Best Tenants

High turnover rates are one of the most common problems faced by landlords. This issue can abruptly kill your cash flow, leaving you with a vacant property for weeks or months. So what can you do to reduce your turnover rates and find a new, reliable tenant? A tenant find only service offered by experienced...

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How to Save on Energy Bills When Living With More Than 3 People

How to Find an Agent for Property to Let in Edinburgh

Hiring an agent for your property to let in Edinburgh is one of the best decisions you can make as a landlord. Professional letting agents can help take a massive weight off your shoulders, ensuring that you get your rent on time, comply with legal requirements, and keep your property in tip-top shape. But how...

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Things to Consider when Looking for Property Agents in Edinburgh

Things to Consider when Looking for Property Agents in Edinburgh

Things to Consider when Looking for Property Agents in Edinburgh Are you having trouble dealing with the day-to-day tasks of being a landlord? You don’t have to do everything alone. Property agents in Edinburgh can help minimise your workload. Essential factors to consider when searching for reliable property agents in Edinburgh Services Property agents can do everything...

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What is an EICR?

What is an EICR? What is an EICR? Purpose & benefits of an EICR certificate!

Whether you are a landlord, homeowner, business owner, or property manager, it is required to maintain damages and/or conditions which may indicate potential danger, as well as provide recommendations for improvement within a given property. An electrical installation condition report is also known as an EICR certificate. It is a certificate which has details about...

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What is PAT Testing?

What is PAT Testing?

Portable Appliances Testing (PAT Testing) is a process of inspecting all electrical portable appliances on your property. It includes visual inspection and electrical testing of portable appliances to ensure that all your appliances are working properly. Why PAT Testing is necessary? Throughout Edinburgh and Scotland, it is a legal requirement for businesses and property landlords...

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Coronavirus and Edinburgh HMO licence applications update

Edinburgh HMO Licensing Guide

Higher Edinburgh HMO application fees and Covid-19 delays The recent Coronavirus pandemic may increase average processing times for HMO licence application. The Edinburgh Council’s 249 High Street office has been closed since 22.03.2020. Licensing team members have been working from home, with email and website being their preferred contact methods. Although the average timescale has...

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What to do with a lapsed HMO license in Edinburgh

What to do with a lapsed HMO license in Edinburgh

How to renew an expired HMO licence After buying a property with an HMO licence in Edinburgh, you have 1 month to transfer the license, assuming you were a registered Edinburgh landlord on the date of the purchase. What happens if you don’t do it in time? Or if you were not on the Edinburgh...

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What is Gas Safety Certificates? Why do I need one?

What is Gas Safety Certificates? Why do I need one?

What is Gas Safety Certificates? A gas safety certificate or check involves a Gas Safe registered engineer inspecting all your gas appliances. They will check the appliance is working correctly and will check the following four areas: Gas appliances are on the right setting and burning correctly with the correct operatingpressure Harmful gases are being...

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Everything You Need to Know About Legionella Risk Assessments!

Everything You Need to Know About Legionella Risk Assessments!

What is Legionella Risk Assessment (LRA Check)? A legionella risk assessment is a process of doing an inspection of the water system in your property to ensure that the risk of legionella contaminating the is minimum. Under the Health and Safety Act, it is mandatory for residential landlords and homeowners to conduct a legionella risk...

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How to find the best student-letting agency in Edinburgh?

How to find the best student-letting agency in Edinburgh?

What is this student-letting agency in Edinburgh? If you’re studying in Edinburgh and are thinking about where to live then you might consider the best student-letting agency in Edinburgh. Searching for a house can seem enormous at first. But choosing the right student-letting agency in Edinburgh can make the whole process easier, smooth and less...

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