The Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill

  • Written by Guillaume
  • General
  • April 02nd, 2020

Yesterday, the Scottish Parliament passed an emergency Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill that includes some points that are relevant for our sector. The main parts are the announcement of an interest-free loan scheme for landlords whose rental income has dropped and some temporary changes to the notice and eviction processes.

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Working with Umega during Coronavirus restrictions

  • Written by Guillaume
  • Umega
  • April 02nd, 2020

We’ve adapted the way we deal with customers during the Coronavirus outbreak. We’re working remotely and our office is closed apart from for pre-arranged key collection until Government restrictions are lifted. In the meantime here’s how to get in touch with us;

Tenants looking to Rent a property

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Safely finding a rental home Edinburgh

  • Written by Guillaume
  • General
  • March 26th, 2020

If you need to move into a new rental property during this period of restricted movement, we’ve adapted our services so that you will not come face-to-face with anyone at any time. We’ve called a halt to all but our necessary letting services and amended them as follows: 

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Coronavirus Update - Advice for tenants with financial concerns

  • Written by Guillaume
  • General
  • March 24th, 2020

These are unprecedented times.

Our priority at Umega is to keep our tenancies going; doing what we can to help landlords and tenants navigate through these challenging times and make sure we keep roofs over our tenants’ heads. 

Please, please, please talk to us.

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Remote Valuation and on boarding

  • Written by Guillaume
  • Landlord
  • March 18th, 2020
Making life easier for landlords during these challenging times

We understand that during times like this, property owners will need advice, information, answers and support more quickly than ever. In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and the associated changes to the way people are working, living, socializing and…

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How we'll operate during the Coronavirus outbreak

  • Written by Guillaume
  • General
  • March 17th, 2020

To our customers

In order to put our employees and customers safety first we’ve made the decision to accelerate our work-from-home plans.
Starting on the 17th of March 2020, our team will be working from home.

We believe this is the responsible action to take, allowing us to achieve…

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First Time Landlord : The Guide

  • Written by Guillaume
  • General
  • March 06th, 2020

Are you moving out of your home and, instead of selling it, you’ve been able to hold onto it as an investment? Here’s a short guide to give you some pointers on what to consider as you embark on your journey as a first time landlord.

Get some…
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