We’ve been shortlisted for The Scottish Home Awards

  • Written by Umega Lettings
  • General
  • May 11th, 2018

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for ‘Residential Letting Team of the Year’ in the Scottish Home Awards.

The awards take place at The Corn Exchange on 14th June 2018 and “highlight excellence in building, design, marketing and customer care” across the Scottish residential property industry.

Our shortlisting…

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Switching from SATs to PRTs

  • Written by Umega Lettings
  • General
  • May 10th, 2018

Switching from SATs to PRTs

In December 2017 a new Private Rented Tenancy agreement (or PRT) was introduced covering all private tenancies in Scotland. Any new tenancy starting after this date is a PRT. This has replaced the previous Short-Assured Tenancy agreement (or SAT) and the even older Assured Tenancy…

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Navigating Legislation for Landlords

  • Written by Umega Lettings
  • Landlord
  • May 03rd, 2018

Landlords: How to successfully navigate tenancy legislation

If you’ve never been a landlord before, trying to get your head around the different parts of legislation relating to private tenancies can be dizzying. When you break it down, it’s not as onerous as it first appears but the key to simplifying…

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Property Owners: Selling vs Renting

Selling vs Renting Property in Edinburgh

When someone inherits a property in Edinburgh or they move home but retain ownership of their previous property, they have a decision to make about what to do with the empty property. Assuming they don’t want to keep it as a second home with…

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Edinburgh Property Investment Update

There’s plenty to feel good about if you’ve invested in Edinburgh property. The city continues to perform well on a global scale with our booming Universities, growing tech sector and fantastic quality of life helping to deliver 41.6% house price growth over the past 5 years (compared to 25.1% growth…

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