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The SPC Scotland Solicitor Survey

Earlier this year ESPC asked solicitors to complete the SPC Scotland Solicitor Survey in an effort to gauge market sentiment across Scotland. With over 200 responses the results have now been analysed with 8 out of 10 solicitors active in the property...
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Selling Your House: Pet Challenges

Associate Paul Hogarty's Dog posing for a Selfie! The difference between a property that sells quickly and one that sits on the market for months on end has much to do with first impressions. If you have a pet (or several), they...
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Things I Love About Blair Cadell...

We offer the best deals: Today's customers are confident about their choices in the marketplace and they are always looking for opportunities when shopping for any service. We are aware of the need to develop new strategies and products to provide our...
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Is Your Local State School Increasing the Value of Your House?

Recent research by The Good Schools Guide has suggested that the UK's best performing state schools are considerably pushing up local house prices. On average, house prices in the catchment areas of the most popular state schools are more than 20% higher...
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Like Beer? Like Pizza? Then You'll like The Crafters Barn

Earlier this month Alasdair Peoples interviewed Byron Holland, owner of The Crafters Barn. Beer. It's one of the best drinks around. And thankfully Edinburgh has no shortage of places where you can purchase a cold pint of it. Beer aficionados flock to...
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What Blair Cadell (and twitter) Can do For Your Small Business

Got a small business? Our solicitors advise small and medium sized businesses on leases, sale and purchase of commercial premises, business sales and acquisitions. If you are starting a new business we can also help you in the initial stages of setting...
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First Time Buyers: Noting Interest in a Property

Gearing up to buy a property? The process involves a number of stages - but you knew that. Itching to get the wheels turning anyway? One of the first things you will have to do once you've found a property that you...
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2014: Changes to the Mortgage Market

The property market is in a state of flux. Recent government incentives like Help to Buy have encouraged first-time buyers to get on the property ladder and house prices are rising as demand begins to get the edge on supply. This all...
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Valuing Your Property Accurately

  How do you value a property? On a basic level it is about balancing the price the seller would like to get for it and the price that buyers would like to pay. A good estate agent will have knowledge of...
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Edinburgh Property Sellers in Strong Position

The ESPC house price report for the first part of 2014 suggests that rising demand from buyers is encouraging sellers to test the market. Flowers in an Edinburgh window. It's that time again! Edinburgh Solicitors Property Centre have released their latest house...