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Alan passes first two units ARLA Propertymark qualification

We'd like to say a big well done to Alan Henderson, one of 1LET's Property Managers. After joining the team in  February this year he has steadily been studying towards the

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National Landlord Day 2017

Growing in scope and size every year, National Landlord Day 2017 will take place on Tuesday 14 November 2017 at Edinburgh's Dynamic Earth.

With the BBC's Sally Magnusson in the chair, speakers and panelists will address all the essential topics ranging from welfare reform...

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1LET sponsor Blackhall Athletic boys football team

We are delighted to be supporting Blackhall Athletic boys football team through sponsorship of their new strips. Last month Alan was able to go along to a training night and meet the team and their managers before presenting them with their new strips.

The 1LET team wishes them good...

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Model Tenancy Agreement for Private Residential Tenancies

Today we recieved notification from SAL that the Scottish Government has published its recommended model tenancy agreement for new Private Residential Tenancies which can be read here.

Any tenancy which...

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1LET awarded "Highly Rated" in 2018 Best Estate Agency Guide

1LET has been ranked among the top 20% of lettings and/or estate agency branches in the UK. With only only 5,153 out of 25,000 agents across the UK featured.

1LET are one of four Edinburgh lettings only branches to feature in the guide which has been compiled by independent...

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A guide to the new Private Residential Tenancy

The Scottish Government will be introducing a new tenancy regime which will replace the current Short Assured Tenancy in Scotland. The purpose of the change is to improve security for tenants and provide safeguards for landlords, lenders and investors.

The Private Housing (Tenancies)...

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We're Hiring! Lettings Manager, Edinburgh City Centre

Job Title: Lettings Manager (12 months Maternity Cover)
Hours:  37.5 hrs per week (Mon-Fri-9am-5pm)
Salary: Circa £27-28k d.o.e
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Meet Raine Selkirk - Our New Property Manager!

Raine joined the team in August 2017 and is currently going through property management training with our Lettings Manager Beata. Having previously worked for Edinburgh Council as a Private Rented Services Officer Raine brings with her a wealth of knowledge of Edinburgh's...

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Guidance on new tenancy regime published

The Scottish government has recently published guidance for landlords relating to the new 'private residential tenancy' and is expected to take effect from December 2017. 

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Price Change for House in Multiple Occupancy (HMO) Applications

Effective from the beginning of June 2017, the City of Edinburgh Council has updated the way it charges landlords for House in Multiple Occupancy (HMO) applications.

Your property is a HMO if:

  • at least 3 unrelated tenants live there...

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Congratulations to Beata Lozyniak on becoming a member of ARLA!

We are delighted to announce that Beata Lozyniak, one of 1LET's Property Managers, has now passed all four of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) exams, passing her final two on Friday 5th of May. Warmest congratulations go to Beata and a huge well done for the work and...

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Meet Our New Modern Apprentice!

We are delighted to introduce you to our new Modern Apprentice - Julia Urlicka! Julia joined the 1LET team in March 2017 as our Business Administration Trainee and is working towards her SVQ Level 3 in Business Administration. Although new to the team Julia is learning fast and is highly...

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Meet Alan Henderson - Our New Property Manager!

We are delighted to introduce you all to our new Property Manager - Alan Henderson. Some of you may well have met/spoke with him already, as he joined the team at the beginning of February. Alan brings with him a whole wealth of property management experience. The ‘Customer...

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We're Hiring! Business Administration Trainee, Edinburgh

This vacancy has now been filled.

1LET is an award winning residential property business where delivering exceptional customer service is the core of our business. A progressive and ever-growing company with a focus on training and development of all employees.

We are now...

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New Letting Agent Regulations to take effect from 31st January 2018

In February 2016, The Letting Agent Code of Practice (Scotland) Regulations 2016 were laid before the Scottish Parliament and will become effective on 31st January 2018. The code sets out the standard of conduct expected of letting agents.

Nik Madan, president of ARLA, said:...

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