Part Time Graphic Designer & Multimedia Champion

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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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How will Brexit impact Edinburgh’s private rented sector?

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  • General
  • February 27th, 2019

It would take a brave person to try to predict what the outcome of Brexit will be politically but, just like every other business in the UK right now, we’ve been thinking about what it could mean for our sector. We’ve weighed up the current trends in Edinburgh’s private rented…

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Guest Blog: The Importance of Landlord’s Insurance

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  • General
  • February 22nd, 2019

As a landlord, it is essential that your buy-to-let property is adequately covered. A let property is a major investment and comprehensive landlord’s insurance is vital to protect you from any potential damage or losses involved with letting a property.

Standard home insurance policies will simply not provide…

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Umega’s charity partnership with SAMH!

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  • General
  • February 20th, 2019

We are excited to announce Umega Lettings’ charity partnership with SAMH!

Umega has supported campaigns and done a significant amount of fundraising over the years. Umega was the only letting agency to support Shelter’s “Make Renting Right” campaign and was a corporate sponsor for Social Bite’s Sleep in the…

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Letting Agent Edinburgh- The Engine Yard

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  • General
  • February 08th, 2019

Are you a buy to let investor looking for a letting agent Edinburgh to manage your property at The Engine Yard or are you an investor considering buying a property within the development?

The development – The Engine Yard is one of Edinburgh’s most exciting new developments, located…

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Smashing stereotypes, not growth records

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  • General
  • January 31st, 2019

What we’ve learned while reaching 1,000

At the end of 2018, Umega Lettings passed the significant milestone of 1,000 properties under management. For any letting agency, reaching 1,000 properties is a very significant point in the journey. We knew last summer that we would reach the magic number…

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