First Time Buyers Edinburgh Articles, Guides and Tips


Closing Dates - A Guide for Buyers

Published by Cameron Stephen on 30th November 2017

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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?

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.

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.

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 amenities.

Leith Walk

By Amy Lorimer on 12th Jun 2017

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

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.

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!

Edinburgh Commuting Guide

By Amy Lorimer on 25th May 2017

Your guide to the different ways of commuting around Edinburgh.

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?

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.