Factotum was established in 1985 by Chris and Sarah Boisseau. Over the years our family business has successfully built up a large portfolio of properties throughout Edinburgh.

Our flexible approach to letting makes us unique. We work with the market to maximise rental occupancy for landlords and tailor lets to suit tenants requirements. As a result, our core business is long term, short term and holiday lets. We specialise in letting for the Edinburgh Festival during the months of July and Aug
Read full description...Factotum was established in 1985 by Chris and Sarah Boisseau. Over the years our family business has successfully built up a large portfolio of properties throughout Edinburgh.

Our flexible approach to letting makes us unique. We work with the market to maximise rental occupancy for landlords and tailor lets to suit tenants requirements. As a result, our core business is long term, short term and holiday lets. We specialise in letting for the Edinburgh Festival during the months of July and August.
Factotum Letting

63 Dublin Street
Edinburgh
City of Edinburgh
EH3 6NS
0131 290 2929

www.factotumletting.com

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Sep 29,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Keith'
Sep 29,2016
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I was spent 10 days at the Fringe this summer and at the last moment I decide I need to rent a flat in Edinburgh. Factotum were very efficient, sorted everything out for me in a tight timescale and were extremely pleasant to deal with....
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Sep 20,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Judy_208'
Sep 20,2016
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my review is for Emma Wilkins who has exceeded all expectations in my recent use of Factotum to let me flat. She has responded to emails promptly and gone beyond her duties at every stage - even going to the property at the weekend when ...
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absolutely fine and actually very reasonable for the amount of work put in
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Sep 08,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Mandy Jones'
Sep 08,2016
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We're very happy with the company and the level of accommodation on offer. This year's flat was the perfect festival property. We've stayed in several flats through Factotum during August and had very few (minor/easily resolved) issues. Andrea has been our primary contact for ...
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ƒâ€š‚£75 ex vat. Reasonable.
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Aug 31,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Glenn'
Aug 31,2016
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This is at least the sixth year we have used Factotum and I would have no hesitation in recommending them. We rent for a week during the festival each year and have had only two problems in the 6 years. Last year the flat owner charged ...
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Whilst not cheap I believe they are fair.
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Aug 18,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Daisy'
Aug 18,2016
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We are new landlords and it was a bit daunting thinking how we could rent our property which is not in the centre of Edinburgh and a little harder to reach. After a fabulous review from a friend,who had been a tenant of Factotum, ...
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Aug 03,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Sonya'
Aug 03,2016
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Natasha has been professional and attentive in finding a longer term let for my flat. She keeps me up to date with all developments related to my let both prior and since finding a tennant whilst being able to work on her initiatives to problem ...
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The fees are reasonable for the services offered and around the going rate particularly as the start up fees isn't exorbitant.
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Aug 01,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Ros Curtis'
Aug 01,2016
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Factotum was particularly helpful and very prompt in replying to my enquiries - Jennifer Ferguson was especially helpful and friendly. I would highly recommend them...
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fine
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Jul 22,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Jane Levitz'
Jul 22,2016
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I highly recommend Factotum and especially Emma Wilkins .Over the four years that we rented in Edinburgh, the agents at Factotum were very helpful whenever an issue arose. And special thanks to Emma for being particularly helpful at the end of the tenancy for arranging ...
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Jul 05,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Arnie'
Jul 05,2016
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Well, I've dealt with Factotum since 2007 and have never been disappointed. Stacey Marshall in particular has been superb, but Chris, Lora, Dave, Harry et al have always been superb. They've never struggled to find my a courteous, clean and prompt paying tenant and are never ...
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Market Rate - so Happy
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Jun 14,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'R Power'
Jun 14,2016
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Factotum looked after my flat for 5 years and I have always found them very efficient and professional. Emma always replies to my emails quickly and sorts out any problems. They were excellent at finding tenants and my flat was rarely empty- would thoroughly recommend....
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Jun 14,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Catriona'
Jun 14,2016
1 people found
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We needed to find a short-term let in Edinburgh with practically no notice and on a tight budget. We had our two young kids with us and were hoping also to find somewhere that could take our cat too. Factotum was one of the few ...
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Fine.
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May 30,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Stefan'
May 30,2016
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When I first approached Factotum to view a flat for rent I have to say I was a little bit wary. After a few years of renting in Edinburgh I had never heard of this agency and neither had any of my friends. These concerns, ...
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May 12,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Kruno'
May 12,2016
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I have had the pleasure of having Emma for my renting agent over the past one and a half year, and I can state with confidence that she is a highly motivated and responsible person with a high degree of integrity. I therefore highly recommend ...
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May 12,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Rosie Henry'
May 12,2016
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Sophie Thomson one of THE BEST, helpful and friendly staff very professional with her job, quick responds for the household maintenance. 5 Stars is not enough, I would give 10**********STARS....
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Good
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May 10,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Modz7'
May 10,2016
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I spent over 6 months looking for a flat, until finding factotum, both agents Emma and Maggie went out of their way to help in the searching for a suitable flat, as well as the application process involved with acquiring the flat. If it was for ...
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May 10,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Sarah & Gordon'
May 10,2016
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Having rented a flat in the New Town twice in the past two years ....both short and long term ,from Factotum ,we have nothing but but the highest of praise and respect for the Letting Agent. Emma was our point of contact , always replied immediately ...
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Good
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May 09,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Rory Gillies'
May 09,2016
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We bought a flat so our daughter could live there with two friends and thought we could look after the letting ourselves but after talking to friends and being recommended Factotum, its money very well spent. Factotum have kept us correct with changing regulations and ...
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Apr 29,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'N. Lynner, EPA Internships in Europe'
Apr 29,2016
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My business requires renting from 10 to 16 flats within a given 12 months, and the longer I have worked with Factotum, the better my service has gotten! I am delighted to find Kerrie, Andrea, and also Jack Carmichael are always there to help my tenants with their ...
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Reasonable!
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Apr 28,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Andrew Wilson'
Apr 28,2016
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I am indeed grateful to Factotum for their excellent work and help with the rental of my family's Edinburgh property portfolio. The team work hard to ensure that both my tenants & landlord achieve maximum satisfaction and most importantly kept updated. The service delivery and ...
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Landlord - Good & within the Edinburgh property range. Better with multiple property portfolio.
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Apr 24,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Stephen'
Apr 24,2016
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Hard to think of how a landlord could be any better than Factotum have been for us. Sophie replies almost instantly to any query and any maintenance issues are always resolved quickly and efficiently. The flat is ideal for what we want in terms of ...
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Fair given the service provided.
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Mar 25,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'David Parkinson'
Mar 25,2016
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The flat was well maintained and supplied, as well as being perfectly located. The staff were welcoming, patient, and helpful from start to finish. When the power returned after a short failure, all systems were running right away thanks to good and timely advice. I ...
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The flat was the best value available in an extremely attractive, central area of the New Town.
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Dec 23,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Nanna Cartwright'
Dec 23,2015
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The television in the property we rented did not work. Within hours Jack was here to retune it. Unfortunately it did not work so an expert areial guy came next day. No luck this time either but no problem a new TV arrived the next ...
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Nov 06,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Nikki Miller'
Nov 06,2015
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Factotum Letting have been fantastic. We live in Edinburgh and had sold our property so were needing to rent whilst we waited for the new property to be ready. As we have a dog we were finding a rental property very difficult and most agents ...
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Oct 26,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Dr Saffin'
Oct 26,2015
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Factotum actively managed my property for over five years (2007-13) and always found good tenants. There was one exception where the tenants were difficult and caused some damage - Factotum dealt with theme efficiently and arranged the repairs promptly. There have been several occasions where ...
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Oct 25,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Mary Rafferty'
Oct 25,2015
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I live and work overseas at present and decided to let my flat. A few agencies were recommended to me and I chose Factotum after an initial meeting. I found the agents to be professional ,friendly and informative. The agent dealing with my property is ...
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Oct 24,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'louisaclare'
Oct 24,2015
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After having a terrible experience with another estate agent for the past 2 years, Factotum are fantastic. The staff are all so helpful and kind. They will reply to your emails immediately and when we had faults with the flat, they were fixed within hours. I ...
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Oct 21,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'HGordon'
Oct 21,2015
1 people found
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I have been using Factotum for nearly 5 years now to manage my property let. Over the years they have provided a reliable, helpful and efficient service and I find my dealings with them to be straightforward and uncomplicated - everything a landlord needs! Stacey is ...
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Oct 20,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Sam Hakim'
Oct 20,2015
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Ms. Kristina Turner was extremely courteous and very professional in her communications either on the phone or e- mails in every situation . when action is required , she is very prompt and very competent. It was a pleasure dealing with Ms. Kristina Turner and I very ...
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Oct 16,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Andrew Prentice'
Oct 16,2015
1 people found
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I was extremely satisfied with Factotum's services, having used a couple other estate agencies, and already using another in Glasgow who have already proven to be of a lesser standard. Maggie was always quick to reply to any questions, and to organise any faults which ...
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Oct 15,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Factotum Review'
Oct 15,2015
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My experience with Factotum was 100% positive. Everything has just been incredibly efficient and easy. Whenever I had to contact them about certain issues with the flat I was renting, the response was incredibly fast and a resolution was always found very quickly. As well as ...
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No FEES for Long Term Lets.

£75.00 + VAT admin Fee for Short Term and Holiday Lets.
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