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Published by Amy Lorimer on 9th March 2018

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First Time Sellers - Second Time Buyers


By Cameron Stephen on 8th Mar 2018

David Lauder, a mortgage adviser at the ESPC in Edinburgh, gives some useful advice for those people thinking of selling and buying in Edinburgh.

Lack of Housing for First Time Buyers


By Cameron Stephen on 6th Mar 2018

Theresa May has talked about the lack of housing available for First Time Buyers - something we are all too familiar with in Edinburgh.

Lack of Housing for First Time Buyers


By Cameron Stephen on 6th Mar 2018

Theresa May has talked about the lack of housing available for First Time Buyers - something we are all too familiar with in Edinburgh.

Featured Property: 88 Bingham Broadway


By Jayne McAllister on 27th Feb 2018

New to the market is this lovely and exceptionally spacious house.

Love It or List It - An idea for Edinburgh?


By Cameron Stephen on 6th Feb 2018

We've been binge watching Love It or List It and wondering if the concept could work here in Edinburgh.

Council Tax in Edinburgh


By Amy Lorimer on 1st Feb 2018

Relocating to Edinburgh? Or purchasing your first property? Overwhelmed by the world of council tax? Our guide is here to help.

Luxury Retirement Village in Granton


By Amy Lorimer on 9th Jan 2018

As part of the regeneration of Granton, plans for a Luxury Retirement Village are now in place.

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.

Cameron Stephen's Review of 2017


By Cameron Stephen on 21st Dec 2017

A good year for selling property in Edinburgh but a tough year from First Time Buyers

Closing Dates - A Guide for Buyers


By Cameron Stephen on 30th Nov 2017

A guide to understanding closing dates for home buyers offering for properties for sale in Edinburgh.

Selling Your Home from the Outside


By Amy Lorimer on 9th Nov 2017

When it comes to property, first impressions are key. How can you ensure you create a good one before buyers even get through the door?

Edinburgh's Most Haunted


By Amy Lorimer on 26th Oct 2017

With Halloween approaching we've been looking at some of Edinburgh's most haunted sites.

ESPC House Price Report September 2017


By Cameron Stephen on 10th Oct 2017

The latest report from the ESPC confirms that property prices in Edinburgh are still on the rise.

South Queensferry


By Amy Lorimer on 26th Sep 2017

A guide to South Queensferry, including history, property and amenities.

Cameron Stephen Interviews Nick Hancock


By Cameron Stephen on 21st Sep 2017

Interview by Cameron Stephen with Nick Hancock, Chartered Surveyor - all about Home Reports and the Edinburgh Property Market in September 2017

Cameron Stephen Interviews Nick Hancock


By Cameron Stephen on 21st Sep 2017

Interview by Cameron Stephen with Nick Hancock, Chartered Surveyor - all about Home Reports and the Edinburgh Property Market in September 2017

Tips for Unmarried Couples Buying Property


By Cameron Stephen on 19th Sep 2017

It's becoming more and more common for unmarried parties to team together and purchase property but what are the logistics of this?

Granton


By Amy Lorimer on 12th Sep 2017

A guide to Granton, Edinburgh, including history, property and amenities.

Pagan Osborne


By Cameron Stephen on 7th Sep 2017

Last week saw the Scottish law firm of Pagan Osborne go into administration and was then taken over by Thorntons.

Zoopla's Insight Into First Time Buyers


By Cameron Stephen on 4th Sep 2017

What does the recent Zoopla survey for first time buyers reveal?

Zoopla's Insight Into First Time Buyers


By Cameron Stephen on 4th Sep 2017

What does the recent Zoopla survey for first time buyers reveal?

ESPC House Price Report May 2017


By Cameron Stephen on 30th Aug 2017

The latest report from the ESPC confirms that property prices in Edinburgh are still on the rise.

ESPC House Price Report May 2017


By Cameron Stephen on 30th Aug 2017

The latest report from the ESPC confirms that property prices in Edinburgh are still on the rise.

Pros and Cons of New Properties


By Amy Lorimer on 22nd Aug 2017

Pros and Cons of New Properties in Edinburgh

Pros and Cons of Older Properties


By Amy Lorimer on 15th Aug 2017

Pros and Cons of Older Properties, such as Victorian and Georgian buildings often found in Edinburgh

First Time Buyer Mythbusters


By Cameron Stephen on 10th Aug 2017

Buying your first home can feel like a minefield. We've been looking to bust some of the myths that cause concern.

First Time Buyer Mythbusters


By Cameron Stephen on 10th Aug 2017

Buying your first home can feel like a minefield. We've been looking to bust some of the myths that cause concern.

Newhaven


By Amy Lorimer on 3rd Aug 2017

A guide to Newhaven, Edinburgh, including history, property and amenities.

Lochend


By Amy Lorimer on 28th Jul 2017

A guide to Lochend, Edinburgh, including history, property and amenities.

Lochend


By Amy Lorimer on 28th Jul 2017

A guide to Lochend, Edinburgh, including history, property and amenities.

Relocating to Edinburgh


By Jayne McAllister on 26th Jul 2017

Edinburgh is a city like no other in many ways, including it's property market. Here's our guide to getting your relocation right.

Relocating to Edinburgh


By Jayne McAllister on 26th Jul 2017

Edinburgh is a city like no other in many ways, including it's property market. Here's our guide to getting your relocation right.

Moving Day with Children


By Amy Lorimer on 24th Jul 2017

Our top tips for moving house with kids.

Moving Day with Children


By Amy Lorimer on 24th Jul 2017

Our top tips for moving house with kids.

Moving Day with Children


By Amy Lorimer on 24th Jul 2017

Our top tips for moving house with kids.

Moving Day with Children


By Amy Lorimer on 24th Jul 2017

Our top tips for moving house with kids.

Moving Day with Children


By Amy Lorimer on 24th Jul 2017

Our top tips for moving house with kids.

Moving Day with Children


By Amy Lorimer on 24th Jul 2017

Our top tips for moving house with kids.

The National Whisky Festival


By Jenna Lee on 21st Jul 2017

This weekend Edinburgh will host the National Whisky Festival.

Selling and Buying with Children


By Amy Lorimer on 18th Jul 2017

Our top tips for suriving the buying and selling process when you have a young family.

Selling and Buying with Children


By Amy Lorimer on 18th Jul 2017

Our top tips for suriving the buying and selling process when you have a young family.

Selling and Buying with Children


By Amy Lorimer on 18th Jul 2017

Our top tips for suriving the buying and selling process when you have a young family.

Selling and Buying with Children


By Amy Lorimer on 18th Jul 2017

Our top tips for suriving the buying and selling process when you have a young family.

Selling and Buying with Children


By Amy Lorimer on 18th Jul 2017

Our top tips for suriving the buying and selling process when you have a young family.

Selling and Buying with Children


By Amy Lorimer on 18th Jul 2017

Our top tips for suriving the buying and selling process when you have a young family.

Reasons to consider a New Build Property


By Amy Lorimer on 11th Jul 2017

New Build properties are sometimes over-looked but they can be a great option for all property buyers, especially first time buyers.

Stress-free Moving Day


By Fiona Duff on 7th Jul 2017

Moving property can be a very stressful event but with a little advanced planning you can relief the stress quite a bit.

Proposed Changes to ADS


By Cameron Stephen on 8th Jun 2017

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

House Price Report April 2017


By Jayne McAllister on 31st May 2017

The Edinburgh House Price report for April 2017 has been published and it makes for an interesting read.

Musselburgh


By Amy Lorimer on 19th May 2017

A guide to Musselburgh area of East Lothian, including history, property and amenities.

Shared Ownership of Rental Property and Tax


By Cameron Stephen on 16th May 2017

Buy to let properties: Can you save some tax by changing the shares of ownership?

Noting Interest in a Property in Edinburgh


By Cameron Stephen on 15th May 2017

A short guide to understanding Noting Interest for home buyers offering for properties in and around Edinburgh.

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.

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?

Help to Buy ISAs - Explained - Part Two


By Fiona Duff on 21st Mar 2017

Explaining what you need to do and what we do nearer to the completion of your property purchase in order to claim and receive the bonus.

Help to Buy ISAs - Explained - Part One


By Fiona Duff on 20th Mar 2017

Confused by Help to Buy ISA? Let us explain to you about the Help to Buy: ISA Scheme and how it can benefit first time buyers.

When can I start looking for my new home?


By Cameron Stephen on 21st Feb 2017

Our brief guide to explain when you should start looking for your new home once your home is under offer.