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Plans for Airbnb Restrictions in Edinburgh


By Amy Lorimer on 23rd Jan 2018

Plans for restrictions in Edinburgh's Airbnb properties have been proposed and we take a look at what this might mean.

Plans for Airbnb Restrictions in Edinburgh


By Amy Lorimer on 23rd Jan 2018

Plans for restrictions in Edinburgh's Airbnb properties have been proposed and we take a look at what this might mean.

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.

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


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

Changes to LBTT - The Scottish Budget


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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

Protect Your Home at Christmas


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Before you settle down to enjoy this festive season, consider how best your can protect your home.

Costs vs. Fees - What's the Difference?


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What’s the difference between costs and fees when selling your property in Edinburgh?

Build Over Railway Lines - Housing Solution?


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A recent report has claimed that building over London's railway lines will help relieve the problem of lack of housing in London.

2017 Christmas Interior Trends


By Amy Lorimer on 21st Nov 2017

What trends are featuring in this years Christmas decorations?

Portobello Beach


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Just because we're coming into winter doesn’t mean we can't enjoy Edinburgh's fantatic seaside of Portobello.

Edinburgh's Christmas 2017


By Amy Lorimer on 14th Nov 2017

The Edinburgh's Christmas event in our city centre begins this weekend. What can you expect?

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


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A guide to Meadowbank, including history, property and amenties.

Meadowbank Fireworks


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

The Golden Ratio in Interiors


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Are you familar with the golden ratio and it's appeal to us humans?

Tips for Preparing Your Home for Winter


By Amy Lorimer on 31st Oct 2017

Our top tips for getting your home ready for the winter elements.

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.

5 Tips for Small Kitchens


By Amy Lorimer on 24th Oct 2017

Small kitchens are often a common theme, especially in properties available to First Time Buyers. But how do you go about maximising what you have?

5 Tips for Small Kitchens


By Amy Lorimer on 24th Oct 2017

Small kitchens are often a common theme, especially in properties available to First Time Buyers. But how do you go about maximising what you have?

How to Choose an Estate Agent in Edinburgh?


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

Featured Property: 7/6 Timber Bush, Edinburgh


By Jayne McAllister on 15th Oct 2017

New to the market, this lovely little flat is perfect for a first time buyer or as an investment property.

Featured Property: 7/6 Timber Bush, Edinburgh


By Jayne McAllister on 15th Oct 2017

New to the market, this lovely little flat is perfect for a first time buyer or as an investment property.

Scotland Food and Drink Show 2017


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This weekend is the Scotland Food and Drink Show here in Edinburgh. Will we see you there?

ESPC House Price Report September 2017


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

Should I change the locks at my new home?


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It's been revealed that many people do not change the locks on the door of their new properties. We look at why you probably should.

10 Facts about the Forth Bridges


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With the Queensferry Crossing now open, we've been looking at the history of all three Forth Bridges.

Selling Your Investment Property in Edinburgh


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Our handy guide for landlords wanting to sell their properties in Edinburgh.

South Queensferry


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

Cameron Stephen Interviews Nick Hancock


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

Edinburgh's Open Doors


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This weekend many of Edinburgh's otherwise closed buildings will open their doors to the public.

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?

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop


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The Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop has just launched it's Autumn17/Spring18 Courses Programme but what exactly is it?

Granton


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

An Example to Follow


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Have you noticed the lady in Leith who picks up the litter?

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Future of Edinburgh's Trams


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We consider what the future may hold for Edinburgh's Trams.

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.

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.

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?

End of Fringe Fireworks 2017


By Jenna Lee on 28th Aug 2017

Another summer is over in Edinburgh and it's time for the annual fireworks display.

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 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

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

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


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

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?

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?

Edinburgh Foodies Festival


By Jenna Lee on 4th Aug 2017

The Foodies Festival is making it's annual trip to Edinburgh this weekend.

Newhaven


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

Lochend


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

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


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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.

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


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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.

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017


By Jenna Lee on 14th Jul 2017

Another Edinburgh festival and this one is sure to get your feet tapping.

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2017


By Jenna Lee on 14th Jul 2017

Another Edinburgh festival and this one is sure to get your feet tapping.

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.

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.

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


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

Wildlife in Your Garden this Summer


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With the summer holidays starting in Edinburgh, we've been thinking about how we can make our outdoor space better for British wildlife.

Architecture Fringe 2017


By Jenna Lee on 3rd Jul 2017

This month the Architecture Fringe takes place across Scotland

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.

Bringing Magic to Edinburgh


By Jenna Lee on 30th Jun 2017

Today marks the start of the Edinbugh International Magic Festival.

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.

Edinburgh's Best Films


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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.

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?

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?

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.

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.

Edinburgh's Most Unique Airbnb's


By Amy Lorimer on 14th Jun 2017

It seems like Airbnb has become a popular choice for those planning a stay away from home. We've put together a list of some of the best in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh's Most Unique Airbnb's


By Amy Lorimer on 14th Jun 2017

It seems like Airbnb has become a popular choice for those planning a stay away from home. We've put together a list of some of the best in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh's Most Unique Airbnb's


By Amy Lorimer on 14th Jun 2017

It seems like Airbnb has become a popular choice for those planning a stay away from home. We've put together a list of some of the best in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh's Most Unique Airbnb's


By Amy Lorimer on 14th Jun 2017

It seems like Airbnb has become a popular choice for those planning a stay away from home. We've put together a list of some of the best in Edinburgh.

Easter Road


By Amy Lorimer on 13th Jun 2017

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

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 Walk


By Amy Lorimer on 12th Jun 2017

A guide to the Leith Walk 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!