Welcome to the Rettie Blog, your go-to destination for all things property-related. Whether you're a seasoned investor, a first-time homebuyer, or simply a property enthusiast, our blog is here to provide you with insightful tips, market trends, and expert advice to help you navigate this exciting world. Join us as we explore the latest property hotspots, share DIY home improvement ideas, and offer valuable insights to make informed decisions in the ever-evolving property market.

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Rettie Supports New Homes Week
29 Feb 2024

Rettie are proud to be supporting New Homes Week 2024 to celebrate the benefits of new builds!

Rettie Lettings Webinar - Navigating the Choppy Waters of the Lettings Market
21 Feb 2024

The Scottish Government has confirmed the rent increase procedure which will apply when the rent cap legislation ends on 31st March 2024. It will allow for Landlords to increase rents and for Tenants to dispute increases. The idea is simple enough, but the process isn't.

Enhancing Edinburgh's Heritage Through Redevelopment
5 Feb 2024

As we head into 2024 and reflect on the previous year we have had, there have been numerous highlights that are worth celebrating.

2023 Rental Market Summary - Edinburgh & Glasgow
1 Feb 2024

From Spring 2023 through to Autumn, demand for rental properties across Edinburgh and Glasgow far exceeded supply, leading to steep competition between tenants and double digit rent inflation. With the 3% rent cap remaining, combined with the rise in interest rates, landlords with vacant properties increased their rents more than in previous years.

Scotland's Housing Need - In the Press
26 Jan 2024

Earlier this week, Rettie released a report on the existing housing need in Scotland.

Understanding Rettie Research: A Closer Look at Property Consultancy
12 Jan 2024

Welcome to Rettie Research Property Consultancy, where we approach the evolving world of property consultancy in a fresh light. Recently recognized as Associate Member of the Year at the Homes for Scotland Awards, our team invites you to join us and become part of a team that helps to set new standards and shape the property industry.

Embrace 2024 with a Fresh Start
27 Dec 2023

A Guide to Decluttering Your Home … As we approach the start of 2024, it’s the perfect time to embark on a journey to create a clutter-free and organised living space. Decluttering your home not only brings a sense of order but also paves the way for new beginnings.

Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas
19 Dec 2023

As we approach Christmas, the air is filled with the sweet scent of holiday anticipation. However, for many, the joy of Christmas can be overshadowed by the stress of hectic preparations, last-minute shopping, and the pressure to create the perfect celebration. Amid the hustle and bustle, it’s easy to lose sight of the true spirit of the season.

31 Days of Rettie
1 Dec 2023

December is here which means the festivities have begun and we will once again be running our 31 days of Rettie Campaign!

2023 Rental Market Roundup Summary - Edinburgh & Glasgow
1 Dec 2023

Demand for rental properties across most levels in the market has been strong from the start of Q1 2023 and increased through Q2 & Q3. During the summer months, demand for affordable accommodation (£1000pcm - £1500pcm in Edinburgh & £800 - £1,200 in Glasgow), rose to almost unmanageable levels.

Rent Control - Time to Act Before October 27th
13 Oct 2023

Background – A New Deal for Tenants … The Government are moving forward with rent control proposals, this includes controlling rents in between tenancies so properties will never be able to revert to the market rate.

A Tale of 4 Cities
11 Oct 2023

The Build to Rent (BTR) sector is growing in Scotland, providing professional managed private rented accommodation funded by institutional investors. There are now close to 17,000 homes operating or in the pipeline across the country. Rettie have produced individual reports, providing the latest updates on BTR delivery in each of Scotland’s main cities.