Selling Property Articles, Guides and Tips


Pagan Osborne

Published by Cameron Stephen on 7th September 2017

Read Article

Top tagged articles

Other articles tagged as selling-property are listed here - newest at the top.

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?

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?

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.

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.

Using Social Media to Help Sell Your Home

By Jayne McAllister on 18th Apr 2017

Social Media is a powerful tool! Here's what we do for you when selling your property but we also encourage you to do the same.

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.

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.

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.

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.