Rocketing Rents Reaches The Media

by Heather Peebles

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

17 APR Edinburgh Evening News PG 18 CROPFollowing our story on Edinburgh’s booming student sector is fuelling an unprecedented surge in rental prices, according to Citylets, Scotland’s certified leading lettings portal.

Average rents for larger properties (four bedrooms and upwards) in prime student locations are rocketing, vastly outstripping growth rates for the country as a whole.

The trend has led to record numbers of owners of large properties putting their properties up to let in some areas in time to seize on the traditional student Easter rush to secure properties for the next academic year.

Edinburgh Evening News, picked up on this story which reinforces the property and rental issues in Edinburgh. With a readership of 32,160, awareness of the housing rental market in Edinburgh is likely to each a large audience.

The coverage was achieved as part of an ongoing PR campaign for CityLets. The original press release can be read on the Holyrood PR website here.

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Private: Heather Peebles

Based as a PR in Edinburgh, Heather Peebles is a highly-valued member of the team at Holyrood PR. Her work with the Scottish public relations consultancy sees her advising clients in healthcare, construction, renewables and logistics. As well as delivering numerous successful PR campaigns, she is also experienced in crisis PR and reputation management.

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