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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Part Time Graphic Designer & Multimedia Champion

  • Written by Nasim Forootan
  • Umega
  • March 15th, 2019

We’re on the lookout for a creative cookie who loves all things media, graphic design & digital. If this is you, come and help Umega tell our story as we give the lettings sector a long-overdue shake-up.

One of Edinburgh’s most exciting companies is recruiting a new position of Graphic…

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Guide for International investors looking to invest in Edinburgh property

  • Written by Nasim Forootan
  • General
  • March 14th, 2019

Here are the key considerations for international investors when investing in Edinburgh property:

Finance Sourcing Ownership & tax Legals Property Management

Finance – for international investors looking to borrow money to invest in Edinburgh property they will need to secure a mortgage before starting a property search. Recently mortgages…

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Build to Rent Consultancy – Lochrin Quay, Edinburgh

  • Written by Nasim Forootan
  • General
  • March 14th, 2019

In summer 2018, Umega provided consultancy advice to the team who completed an acquisition of Edinburgh’s landmark Build to Rent development at Lochrin Quay. Lochrin Quay was the first up-built-and traded PRS investment scheme in Scotland and was the first transaction of it’s kind in the country.

The Development –…

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Buy to Let Property at Ropeworks, Edinburgh

The Ropeworks, a new residential development in Edinburgh’s vibrant Leith area provides investors with a fantastic opportunity to add to their buy to let property portfolios due to the good rental returns and long-term capital growth prospects that it offers.

The Development

The Area – Leith sits to the…

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