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And the winner is...

...congratulations to all and thanks to Scott & Co, sponsors and organisers for a glittering gala evening at the splendid Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh for the Scottish Legal Awards 2014 last night. To quote host Grant Stott "Everyone's a winner". No tongue...
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Free Wi-Fi Will be Good for Property Market

Last week Edinburgh Council was asked to approve the award of a 10 year contract to bring free high-speed Wi-Fi to Edinburgh this summer. So should councils provide free public Wi-Fi? Is it really a justifiable expenditure in the current economic climate?...
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Interiors: Do's and Don'ts

The secret to attracting a buyer for your property with interior design is subtlety - too personal and your potential buyers won't be able to envisage your place as their own,  too garish or messy and they might not even step inside...
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First Time Buyers: Do Your Homework on Costs

  The Scottish property market is looking stronger than it has done for several years, particularly in Edinburgh. Government initiatives such as Help to Buy have helped stimulate the market from the bottom up and banks are lending more freely than in...
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Sunny Forecast for Edinburgh Property Market

It is a beautiful sunny morning in March and there is a genuine sense of positivity in the Edinburgh property market.  The latest house price report published by the Edinburgh Solicitors Property Centre has revealed that the number of homes sold across...
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Making Sure Your Financial Affairs are in Safe Hands

  As we grow older, we may find ourselves in a position where somebody else has to help manage our financial affairs. Broadly speaking there are four ways in which someone could help you with your financial affairs. 1. An informal arrangement,...
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Thinking about Putting a Will in Place?

A Will is the best way of ensuring that those whom you want to inherit do inherit and that your Estate is dealt with in the cheapest and most efficient way possible. There are all sorts of things we need to do...
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Increase Space to Increase Value

Adding some value to your property can be as easy as giving the place a lick of paint or replacing a tired rug - even the simple act of tidying can improve the old feng shui and give your home a boost....
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Social Media in Business: Top Tips

    1. Demonstrate what your company does. Multimedia is integral to social media, so getting connected allows you to express your company's value proposition beyond a written statement and to reach a larger audience. 2. Be candid. In uncertain economic times,...
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Argh! Why is My House Not Selling?

Even in a buoyant market, with a great property to sell, sometimes it is hard to attract a buyer. This can be a nightmare, emotionally as well as financially. The trick is to stay positive whilst remaining realistic. Here are a few...