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ESPC House Price Report November 2017

Published by Cameron Stephen on 27th December 2017

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ESPC House Price Report November 2017

By Cameron Stephen on 27th Dec 2017

The latest report from the ESPC shows a slight slowdown in the market as we approached Christmas.

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ESPC House Price Report September 2017

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Wildlife in Your Garden this Summer

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Protect Your Home Whilst You Holiday

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The summer holiday season is upon us and whilst your mind has turned to sunshine, have you considered proctecting your home whilst you holiday?

Pensioners Paying a Record 3.7bn on Rent

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It's been reported that pensioners now make up a larger segment of the rental market - why is that?

Proposed Changes to ADS

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There's some good news for those currently affected by the Additional Dwelling Supplement here in Scotland. But what does it mean?

Lets Talk Extensions

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Grand Design magazine have released and Extenions Special Issue which got us thinking about the wonderful world of extending properties.

Rise in 25-34 year olds Living with Parents

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There has been a massive rise in the number of young adults living with their parents. Why is that?

Making Your Home Smart

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It seems as though we have reached a new age in technology. Our houses are no longer just bricks but they now have brains too!

Bringing Spring Indoors

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We're not all fortunate enough to have a garden so here's some ideas for bringing the feeling of Spring into your home.

What Type of Buyer are You?

By Cameron Stephen on 3rd May 2017

How to Live Mortgage Free with Sarah Beany got us thinking about what type of buyer a person may be.

Goodbye Hygge, Hello Lagom!

By Amy Lorimer on 25th Apr 2017

Throughout 2016 the interiors of people's homes was dominated by the hygge style. In 2017 however, it's all about lagom.

Making the Most of Victorian Terraces

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The recent edition of Home and Garden features a Victorian Terrace home which is beautifully decorated to maximise it's features.

Why does Leith not have a Starbucks?

By Cameron Stephen on 13th Apr 2017

The so-called Starbucks Effect has yet to hit Leith - why is that?

Is LBTT working for Scotland?

By Cameron Stephen on 3rd Apr 2017

The recent article in the Herald suggests not.

Land & Buildings Transaction Tax - LBTT

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Our brief comments on this tax and whether or not it is achieving its goals.

House prices up by 4% on average in Scotland

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The latest ROS Scottish House Price Index figures might come as a surprise to buyers and sellers in Edinburgh.

How to keep house prices low for generations?

By Cameron Stephen on 2nd Feb 2017

Our summary of and views on this BBC News article in November 2016.