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12,000 Airbnbs in Edinburgh? Fact or Fiction….
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If you have been aware of the conversation concerning Edinburgh short term lets over the past few years, you will probably have read that there are 12,000 Airbnbs in Edinburgh. 12,000 Airbnbs. That seems like a massive figure, doesn’t it? So, is it a statement of fact or fiction? Let’s…

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What do guests think about Edinburgh short term lets?
What do guests think of Edinburgh short term lets
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What do guests think about Edinburgh short term lets? It is a good question. Understanding what guests think – why and how often they use self catering accommodation and what they would do if staying in a home in Edinburgh becomes much more difficult, is surely an important aspect to…

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Brilliant Women Led Businesses in Edinburgh
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March is the month of women – Recognising their history, struggles and achievements. To celebrate the achievements of women in our city, we’ve put together the collection below showcasing a few of the many brilliant female-led businesses in Edinburgh. Exploring local businesses is a wonderful way of experiencing the fabric…

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Edinburgh Council Planning Control Zone – Dickins Response
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On 23rd February 2022, Edinburgh Council voted through their Planning Control Zone. This means that people wanting to rent their homes as short term lets in the city will need to have change of use planning permission from residential to commercial. The Council have made it clear that they will…

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Edinburgh’s Best Winter Walks 
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It’s no secret that Edinburgh winters can be long so when we have a good weather day, the city seems to comes out of hibernation. After burrowing down through blistering weather, brisk winter walks are wonderfully energising. We’re very lucky in Edinburgh with an endless choice of beautiful parks and…

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