New Landlord costs of renting out a property

  • Written by Nasim Forootan
  • General
  • June 26th, 2019

It can be hard for new landlords getting their heads around the cost of renting out a property. From interpreting the safety and lettings legislation, to understanding letting agents’ confusing fee structures, it can all get a bit overwhelming. Here’s a guide to the costs of renting out a property…

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Umega is the Residential Lettings Team of the Year 2019

  • Written by Nasim Forootan
  • General
  • June 21st, 2019

We have some great news from Umega’s headquarters. For the second consecutive year Umega is celebrating a milestone. The Scottish Home Awards has chosen Umega Lettings as the Residential Letting Team of the Year 2019 and we couldn’t be happier!

The Scottish Home Awards are Scotland’s largest independent awards competition…

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5-point Plan for a Fresh Start with an Edinburgh Letting Agency

  • Written by Nasim Forootan
  • General
  • May 23rd, 2019

“It’s not me it’s you”

Bringing a relationship to end can be the right thing to do for everyone involved but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to get the wheels in motion. The relationship between landlords and their letting agencies can be a healthy collaborative one or sometimes it…

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Umega joins the parental pay revolution

  • Written by Nasim Forootan
  • General
  • April 25th, 2019

This week, we’ve taken the decision to improve Umega’s parental pay policy for both maternity and paternity pay. Becoming a parent is one of the most important times in anyone’s life and we want to support our people in the right way.

What is Parental Pay?

Parental pay, or maternity…

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Join us! We are hiring a Finance & Office Manager

  • Written by Nasim Forootan
  • Careers
  • March 28th, 2019

Do you have an eagle-eye for detail and the courage to lead the Umega revolution in the way we use and share information? Can you help design and build the supports we need to smash stereotypes and become one of the best small businesses in the world?  We’re looking…

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Choose an Edinburgh letting agent you can trust!

  • Written by Nasim Forootan
  • General
  • March 27th, 2019

As a landlord you want to choose an Edinburgh letting agent you can trust to take care of you, your property and your tenants.

We understand that you want to choose a letting agent you can trust to;

Provide you with good value and won’t spend your money unnecessarily…
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The benefits of using an HMO letting agent in Edinburgh

  • Written by Nasim Forootan
  • General
  • March 22nd, 2019

The benefits of using an HMO letting agent in Edinburgh are many. An HMO (House of Multiple Occupation) letting agent can be a huge asset to landlords, helping them navigate the HMO regulations and by being a link into the local student community. Here are some of the benefits of…

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The appeal of an Edinburgh HMO property

  • Written by Nasim Forootan
  • General
  • March 22nd, 2019

There are plenty of reasons why there’s such a great appeal for an Edinburgh HMO property. According to the City Council’s ‘Edinburgh by Numbers’ report, over 60,000 students live in Edinburgh; almost 12% of the city’s population (513,000 in 2017). This presents a great opportunity to landlords with an Edinburgh…

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Umega Make People / People Make Umega

  • Written by Nasim Forootan
  • General
  • March 18th, 2019

By Emily Hazlitt

In an industry whose central focus is people, property letting is almost inexplicably linked with a negative stereotype of how it treats individuals. Specifically, tenants. Horror stories from pretty much everyone who has rented, lay the foundations for the sector we work in. At Umega Lettings one…

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