Looking after your home

Advice, news and guidance to help
tenants in Edinburgh

Looking after your home

Advice, news and guidance to help
tenants in Edinburgh

Tips and tricks for a happy tenancy

What are you responsible for? How can you make your home a sanctuary? What maintenance should you do? And what are your rights? Blogs and case studies to help you get the most out of your tenancy.

What is Fair Wear and Tear in Your Rental Property?

What is Fair Wear and Tear in Your Rental Property? Book an appointment What is Fair Wear and Tear in Your Rental Property? Most of us understand the term wear...

How to Find Your Perfect Edinburgh Lettings Property

How to Find Your Perfect Edinburgh Lettings Property Book an appointment How to Find Your Perfect Edinburgh Lettings Property Whether you are relocating to Edinburgh, or are renting for the...

3 Top Tips For Viewing A Lettings Property

3 Top Tips For Viewing A Lettings Property Book an appointment 3 Top Tips For Viewing A Lettings Property The Edinburgh lettings market is notoriously fast-paced and you may have...

How to Minimise Condensation Damp in your Edinburgh Lettings Property

How to Minimise Condensation Damp in your Edinburgh Lettings Property Book an appointment How to Minimise Condensation Damp in your Edinburgh Lettings Property Condensation damp can be a common issue...

First Time Tenants: Frequently Asked Questions

First Time Tenants: Frequently Asked Questions Book an appointment First Time Tenants: Frequently Asked Questions Whether you are moving for the first time, or are coming back to the rental...

10 Simple Tips to Keep Your Home Safe this Summer

10 Simple Tips to Keep Your Home Safe this Summer Book an appointment 10 Simple Tips to Keep Your Home Safe this Summer Summer is a time when many of...

Renting in Edinburgh: Avoiding Scams

Renting in Edinburgh: Avoiding Scams Book an appointment Renting in Edinburgh: Avoiding Scams Lettings scams are still relatively rare in Edinburgh however, due to the nature of the scam, the...

Tenancy Deposits: 5 Top Tips for Tenants

Tenancy Deposits: 5 Top Tips for Tenants Book an appointment Tenancy Deposits: 5 Top Tips for Tenants At Clan Gordon, we know that rental property deposits are a considerable sum...

10 Energy Saving Tips for Edinburgh Tenants

10 Energy Saving Tips for Edinburgh Tenants Book an appointment 10 Energy Saving Tips for Edinburgh Tenants We all know that it is important to use less energy and reduce...

First Time Tenants: Budget Planner

First Time Tenants: Budget Planner Book an appointment First Time Tenants: Budget Planner Renting can be expensive. We have put together the main costs for tenants - including upfront, monthly...

A Tenant Guide to Referencing

A Tenant Guide to Referencing Book an appointment A Tenant Guide to Referencing Your application to rent your new home has been accepted… now all you have to do is...

Can My Landlord Evict Me?

Can My Landlord Evict Me? Book an appointment Can My Landlord Evict Me? Renting is a great way for tenants to live in a property without committing to buying, bypassing...

Tenant Information: Common Maintenance Issues

Tenant Information: Common Maintenance Issues Book an appointment Tenant Information: Common Maintenance Issues Maintenance issues crop up even in the best-maintained properties; usually when we least expect it. These issues...

How to Prevent Pests in Your Home

How to Prevent Pests in Your Home Book an appointment How to Prevent Pests in Your Home We all expect to find the odd insect in our home from time...

Cold Weather Tips for Edinburgh Tenants

Cold Weather Tips for Edinburgh Tenants Book an appointment Cold Weather Tips for Edinburgh Tenants The temperature has dropped over the last few weeks and, with predictions of more winter...

Tenant Satisfaction Survey Results 2019

Tenant Satisfaction Survey Results 2019 Book an appointment Tenant Satisfaction Survey Results 2019 It's that time of year again, the results of our 2019 Tenant Satisfaction Survey are in. Find...

A First-time Renters Guide to the Different Tenancy Types Available

A First-time Renters Guide to the Different Tenancy Types Available Book an appointment A First-time Renters Guide to the Different Tenancy Types Available If you've never rented before then you...

7 Hacks for Making Your Rental Property feel like Home

7 Hacks for Making your Rental Property feel like Home Book an appointment 7 Hacks for Making your Rental Property feel like Home 1. Locate your stopcock and know how...

A Guide to Renting: Your Responsibilities as a Tenant

A Guide to Renting: Your Responsibilities as a Tenant Book an appointment A Guide to Renting: Your Responsibilities as a Tenant Now that you've found a flat that you love,...

Top Tips for Communicating with your Landlord

Top Tips for Communicating with your Landlord Book an appointment Top Tips for Communicating with your Landlord As a tenant, life at home goes much more smoothly if you have...

Understanding your Responsibilities as a Tenant

Understanding your Responsibilities as a Tenant Book an appointment Understanding your Responsibilities as a Tenant When you move into a tenancy your landlord is obliged to maintain the property so...