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Published by Amy Lorimer on 16th January 2018

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Buying Property with a Friend


By Cameron Stephen on 11th Dec 2017

Your guide to buying a property with a friend.

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?

Meadowbank Fireworks


By Amy Lorimer on 3rd Nov 2017

The last fireworks show at Meadowbank is scheduled for this weekend in celebration of Bonfire Night.

How to Choose an Estate Agent in Edinburgh?


By Cameron Stephen on 18th Oct 2017

Tips from Cameron Stephen on how to choose an estate agent when you are selling your property in Edinburgh.

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.

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

Granton


By Amy Lorimer on 12th Sep 2017

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

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?

What is the Bank of Mum and Dad?


By Cameron Stephen on 29th Aug 2017

The so-called Bank of Mum and Dad is now he ninth largest lender in the UK. But what is it?

Getting to School in Edinburgh


By Amy Lorimer on 8th Aug 2017

Back to school and back to the daily school run. How do you do it?

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.

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.

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.

Architecture Fringe 2017


By Jenna Lee on 3rd Jul 2017

This month the Architecture Fringe takes place across Scotland

Bringing Magic to Edinburgh


By Jenna Lee on 30th Jun 2017

Today marks the start of the Edinbugh International Magic Festival.

Protect Your Home Whilst You Holiday


By Amy Lorimer on 28th Jun 2017

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

Questions to Ask Whilst Viewing Properties


By Jayne McAllister on 26th Jun 2017

When it comes to viewing property to purchase, what questions should you be asking whilst viewing?

Edinburgh's Best Films


By Amy Lorimer on 21st Jun 2017

With the Edinburgh Film Festival starting this week we have a look at some of the best movies which have been filmed in Edinburgh.

Leith


By Amy Lorimer on 20th Jun 2017

A guide to the Leith area of Edinburgh, including history, property and amenties.

Pensioners Paying a Record 3.7bn on Rent


By Amy Lorimer on 19th Jun 2017

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

Film Fest in the City 2017


By Jenna Lee on 16th Jun 2017

The Edinburgh Film Festival 2017 launches next week and Film Fest in the City is on at St Andrews Square this weeken. Here's what to expect.

Easter Road


By Amy Lorimer on 13th Jun 2017

A guide to the Easter Road area of Leith, Edinburgh, including history, property and amenties.

Leith Walk


By Amy Lorimer on 12th Jun 2017

A guide to the Leith Walk area of Leith, Edinburgh, including history, property and amenties.

Leith Festival 2017


By Amy Lorimer on 9th Jun 2017

The 2017 Leith Festival kicks off this weekend. Here's what you need to know!

Edinburgh the UK's Property Hotspot


By Amy Lorimer on 7th Jun 2017

The Edinburgh News recently reported that Edinburgh has topped London in the top property hot spots. Here's our view on why.

First Time Buyers - Giving Landlords Notice


By Cameron Stephen on 6th Jun 2017

A guide for First Time Buyers on giving notice to their landlords when purchasing their first property in Edinburgh.

The Edinburgh Alphabet


By Amy Lorimer on 5th Jun 2017

The City Art Centre is currently holding an exhibition with a complete A-Z of Edinburgh and it's history.

Lets Talk Extensions


By Amy Lorimer on 2nd Jun 2017

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

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.

10 Tips for First Time Buyers in Edinburgh


By Cameron Stephen on 30th May 2017

The property market in Edinburgh is hugely competitive. To maximise your chances of buying successfully, here are our top 10 tips.

ESPC Paper Celebrating 35th Year


By Cameron Stephen on 29th May 2017

It's been a remarkable 35 years for the ESPC Paper so we think congratulations are in order!

Get Fit in Edinburgh


By Amy Lorimer on 26th May 2017

You're too late for the marathon this year but there is always you can get fit in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Commuting Guide


By Amy Lorimer on 25th May 2017

Your guide to the different ways of commuting around Edinburgh.

Musselburgh


By Amy Lorimer on 19th May 2017

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

Rise in 25-34 year olds Living with Parents


By Amy Lorimer on 17th May 2017

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

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.

Myths of Low Cost Estate Agents


By Jayne McAllister on 13th May 2017

Cameron Stephen and Co. solicitors and estate agents in Edinburgh debunk the myths of low cost estate agents.

Making Your Home Smart


By Amy Lorimer on 12th May 2017

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!

How to prepare your property for viewings


By Amy Lorimer on 11th May 2017

Your photos have done the trick and people want to come see your property for themselves. How can you make sure you leave a lasting impression?

Why we have to sell and buy on the same day?


By Cameron Stephen on 9th May 2017

First time seller's questions answered: why do we have to sell and buy in the same day?

Home Improvement Hacks for First Time Buyers


By Amy Lorimer on 8th May 2017

You've just bought your first home and it's now time to put your stamp on it. But buying property is expensive so here's our hacks to save some money!

Featured Property: 3/10 Cornwallis Place


By Cameron Stephen on 6th May 2017

This month we are delighted to feature this beautifully refurbished top floor flat situated at the edge of Edinburgh's famous New Town.

Bringing Spring Indoors


By Amy Lorimer on 4th May 2017

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.

Portobello


By Amy Lorimer on 2nd May 2017

A guide to Portobello, Edinburgh, including history, property and amenties.

First Time Buyers - Budgeting Guide


By Amy Lorimer on 1st May 2017

Working out the budget for a first time buyer to improve your chances of finding the right property for you and offering successfully.

The Shore, Leith


By Amy Lorimer on 27th Apr 2017

A guide to The Shore area of Leith, Edinburgh, including history, property and amenties.

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.

Our Fixed Price Estate Agency Philosophy


By Amy Lorimer on 25th Apr 2017

An interview with Cameron to explain The Cameron Stephen Fixed Price Estate Agency Fee philosophy.

Making the Most of Victorian Terraces


By Amy Lorimer on 21st Apr 2017

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?

What to do when you complete the sale?


By Fiona Duff on 12th Apr 2017

A guide to explain to the seller what happens on the date they complete the sale of their property with an estate agents in Edinburgh.

Selling your Property: Alterations Made


By Fiona Duff on 10th Apr 2017

Our brief explanation of what consents and documents are required for alterations to your property when you come to selling in Edinburgh.

First Time Buyers - Now the Offer's Accepted?


By Cameron Stephen on 7th Apr 2017

A guide for first time buyers when their offer on a property has been verbally accepted either by negotiation or at a closing date.

How do I get the best price for my property?


By Cameron Stephen on 6th Apr 2017

A brief guide to the property market in Edinburgh in Spring 2017.

Is LBTT working for Scotland?


By Cameron Stephen on 3rd Apr 2017

The recent article in the Herald suggests not.

Closing Dates - A Guide for Sellers


By Jayne McAllister on 31st Mar 2017

Our brief explanation of Closing Dates when selling properties in Scotland from the seller’s point of view and states the position as at March 2017.

Making the Most of Small Properties


By Cameron Stephen on 30th Mar 2017

With property prices in Edinburgh still rising, even small flats can be very expensive but don't be put off as a first time buyer.

What's included when you buy a property?


By Fiona Duff on 29th Mar 2017

Our brief explanation for first time buyers of what you can expect to be included when buying a property in Edinburgh.

Statutory Repairs Notices when Selling


By Fiona Duff on 25th Mar 2017

Our guide explaining Statutory Repairs Notices and how they can affect the sale of your property in Edinburgh.

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.

Does Under Offer mean Sold?


By Fiona Duff on 19th Mar 2017

Our guide for sellers as to the difference between a property being under offer and being sold.

What are you expected to leave when you sell?


By Jayne McAllister on 16th Mar 2017

We explain what is usually included in the price when you sell your property in Edinburgh and what is not included.

Home Reports: How long do they last for?


By Cameron Stephen on 14th Mar 2017

Our brief guide to explain the home report and the uncommon process of updating them.

How important are photos when selling?


By Jayne McAllister on 12th Mar 2017

A guide to explain the importance of good professional photos as part of marketing your property.

Land & Buildings Transaction Tax - LBTT


By Cameron Stephen on 9th Mar 2017

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

Fixed Price Estate Agent or Commission?


By Jayne McAllister on 7th Mar 2017

We explain the difference in the fees charged by Estate Agents in Edinburgh and what this means to the final costs when selling your home in Edinburgh

Property Brochures - Are they still worth it?


By Cameron Stephen on 3rd Mar 2017

Printed property brochures add the cost of marketing and so we explain why they are still necessary.

What is a Home Report?


By Cameron Stephen on 1st Mar 2017

Our brief explanation of Home Reports if you are selling your property in Edinburgh.

Should I be worried about the EPC rating?


By Cameron Stephen on 28th Feb 2017

The EPC is the Energy Performance Certificatre and it forms part of the home report for your property when you sell.

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.

When do we set a closing date for offers?


By Cameron Stephen on 19th Feb 2017

Our brief guide explaining when and why we set a closing date when selling property in Edinburgh.

The Best Time of Year to Sell my Property?


By Cameron Stephen on 16th Feb 2017

Our short guide to explain the current property market in Edinburgh and it's trends.

What is my property in Edinburgh worth?


By Cameron Stephen on 8th Feb 2017

We explain how you can find out the value of your property by yourself or using an estate agent 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.

About Cameron Stephen and Co.


By Cameron Stephen on 1st Feb 2017

All about Cameron Stephen and Co. solicitors and estate agents in Leith, Edinburgh.