To quote Benjamin Franklin, in this world nothing can said to be certain, except death and taxes. Letting a property is a great way to generate additional income or enhance your pension / retirement income. Unfortunately, it’s not free from rental income tax. Here’s Factotum’s guide on what to expect when you rent your property. […]
Nobody ever said that customer service is easy. As a letting agent, our top priority is to keep our tenants happy, keep our landlords happy and in order to achieve that, we always strive to go above and beyond. Sometimes, however… that can prove to be a bit more challenging. From circuses and swimming pools to […]
There’s absolutely no doubt that the success of Airbnb and Airbnb agents has completely changed the landscape of the Edinburgh lettings market. It’s a fantastic business model. Allowing users to capitalise on their property by renting their spare room, it’s an easy way to make some extra money. The website that was originally designed to rent […]
Easter Egg rolling has been a tradition since the 19th century. Symbolic of rolling away the rock in front of Christ’s tomb, the egg is also supposed to signify the rebirth of land during spring. Being amongst the UK’s hilliest cities, Edinburgh is “eggactly” the right place to find the perfect Easter egg rolling spot. […]
August in Edinburgh. That bittersweet month that every Edinburgh resident loves and hates at the same time. We have the world’s biggest arts festival on our doorsteps. It’s fun, it’s exciting, there’s so much going on… you can’t get a taxi anywhere, the streets are heaving and GET ME OUT OF HERE! It’s a wonderful […]
Edinburgh is full of amazing areas – but where do you belong? In stylish Stockbridge, the historic Old Town or the Georgian splendour of the New Town? Or are you an edgy Leither or a Morningside magnate? Find out in Factotum’s Edinburgh area quiz!
One thing you can always say about the residents of Edinburgh is that we are always fiercely proud of our city. The architecture is second to none, and as caretakers of one of the world’s largest UNESCO World Heritage sites we love our buildings, our large green spaces, our world-class galleries and museums, our history […]