We are Umega

A bit more about us

We’re Neil and Andy, the guys who started Umega Lettings. We’ve been best buds since we were little. We grew up in Edinburgh, left home and became tenants. Like so many others we were ripped off, suffered poor service and were kept in the dark by our letting agents. We discovered landlords were receiving the same treatment so in 2007 we started Umega Lettings.

Our agency abandons the historic behaviours common within our sector where tenants and landlords are exploited. Our service will always improve through innovating and not accepting ‘good enough’. We’re creating an outstanding place to work and our commitment to culture and service has helped us grow from humble beginnings to now serving thousands of landlords and tenants and being crowed Residential Lettings Team of the Year at the 2018 and 2019 Scottish Home Awards.

We’re so, so proud of our business, our team and our growing reputation. As our employee and customer base has grown, so has our appetite and ability to do more. We have an opportunity and a responsibility to continue to progress and increase our impact as a sector-leading company and world-class employer and we are grabbing this opportunity with both hands.

We do business better and we’re happy to talk about it.

Our Values

Throughout our 12+ years in business we’ve stayed true to our core values which have helped us create a company we’re incredibly proud to run and work for.

We work to a high bar

We work to a high bar

We show what we’re really about

We show what we’re really about

We take the plunge

We take the plunge

We improve the lives of people around us

We improve the lives of people around us

We work to a high-bar

We constantly strive to understand and deliver a better service and experience for our customers. We are disciplined in the way we work, giving us the freedom space and courage to experiment and push the boundaries.

We show what we’re really about

There is no secret sauce as to why our customers trust us. It comes from being open in the way we work, communicate and show our vulnerabilities. We do not work in fear or worry about what might happen when we give over our true selves in bucket loads.

We take the plunge

Even when we are at the top of our game, we look at how we can improve our service and our approach. We want our team to be brave, play, experiment and ultimately find better ways of doing things for our customers. We can always do more.

Our mission is to improve the lives of people around us

Our tenants, landlords and employees will not be with us forever and we place a high value on the time they are with us. During every tenant’s time with us, we work to ensure their home is their sanctuary. For landlords, absolute confidence their property is in the best possible hands. For our team, every employee will leave Umega, not just a better professional, but with a better understanding of what they want from life.

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Our Story So Far

We started from humble beginnings in a small office in Corstorphine and have grown steadily since 2007  to earning the reputation as Scotland’s leading letting agency, recognised in 2018 and 2019 as Scotland’s Residential Letting team of the year at our industry’s major awards. Take a look at our story so far;

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    June 2019

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    April 2019

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    December 2018

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    September 2018

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    June 2018

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    January 2018

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    December 2017

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    November 2017

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    January 2017

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    August 2016

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    May 2016

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    December 2015

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    November 2015

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    June 2015

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    November 2014

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    February 2014

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    October 2014

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    March 2011

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    May 2009

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    May 2008

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    September 2007

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    April 2006

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    January 2006

So there you have it. That’s how we got to where we are today, thanks to our incredible employees, landlords and tenants.

We’ll continue to set high standards in our sector, leading by example for others to follow, in the belief that the ripple effects of our approach will be felt throughout the Private Rented Sector.

We’re always looking for amazing individuals who share our excitement and vision for our sector to join our tribe either as employees, landlords or tenants.