A Tenant's guide to deposit refunds

  • Written by Guillaume
  • General
  • May 07th, 2021

Once tenants have moved out of a property, it’s over to their letting agent to take care of the deposit refund process. In this blog, we break down the steps involved so that tenants know what to expect.

Checkout Inspection

The letting agent will inspect the…

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Tenant move out checklist

  • Written by Guillaume
  • General
  • April 29th, 2021

Moving house can be a tricky time with plenty to sort out before, during and after the move. We’ve prepared a checklist of things to take care of in the run up to moving out to help tenants get through their next move as smoothly as possible.

Serving notice

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Coronavirus Update – How we’re working

  • Written by Guillaume
  • General
  • April 26th, 2021

How we’re working – Updated 26th April 2021

As of 26th April, Edinburgh is under level 3 COVID restrictions. This is what that means for Umega’s services.

Available Property Viewings

There is a higher than normal volume of rental properties on the market and we’re receiving…

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Hiring : Experienced Property Letting Professional

  • Written by Guillaume
  • Careers
  • April 22nd, 2021
Wake up. Kick ass. Repeat.

It’s the message on the reusable cups we leave for our new tenants. But it’s more than just a phrase, it’s an ethos and what makes us tick. 

Now more than ever, we need to live up to this message. For…

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Hiring : Temporary Property Marketing Assistant

  • Written by Guillaume
  • Careers
  • April 22nd, 2021
Wake up. Kick ass. Repeat.

It’s the message on the reusable cups we leave for our new tenants. But it’s more than just a phrase, it’s an ethos and what makes us tick. 

Now more than ever, we need to live up to this message. For…

Read More

Hiring : Temporary Lettings Assistant

  • Written by Guillaume
  • Careers
  • April 22nd, 2021
Wake up. Kick ass. Repeat.

It’s the message on the reusable cups we leave for our new tenants. But it’s more than just a phrase, it’s an ethos and what makes us tick. 

Now more than ever, we need to live up to this message. For…

Read More

2021 Student Accommodation Outlook

  • Written by Guillaume
  • General
  • April 06th, 2021

The COVID pandemic has hammered the business model of universities and the related service economies that rely on college and university campus life. We don’t yet know to what extent student campus life will return post-COVID, but data published in Cushman & Wakefield’s UK Student Accommodation Report 2020/21,…

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Edinburgh Sales market update - Q1 2021

We closely monitor property sales data on Rightmove to understand the trends that are shaping Edinburgh’s property sales market and to help us and our customers consider what’s ahead.

This time last year the property market ground to a halt when all but essential home moves…

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Edinburgh Rental Market Update - Q1 2021

  • Written by Guillaume
  • General
  • March 29th, 2021
Static Conditions in March

The volume of available rental properties on the Edinburgh market has increased slightly over the last month. This has been a common theme of 2021 so far with lockdown creating a fairly static set of conditions in the market. Despite the high volume of…

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