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why writing a Will is important

Some estimates put those of us adults in the UK without a will as high as 70%. This is a high figure and there could be a variety of possible reasons for this: The fear of dying and not wanting to think...
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Blair Property Sales Predictions 2017

A surprise Brexit vote, surprise US president and a threatened second Scottish Referendum to name but three of the biggest topics. How do these and other factors affect our predictions for the housing market in East Central Scotland for 2017? House Prices...
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Property update Dec 2016

Despite the well aired political and economic uncertainties of the times 2016 has seen property prices in Edinburgh steadily on the increase across all sectors apart from the very top end of the market. There are more first time buyers looking to...
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One Thing Is Certain: Nothing Is Certain

At Blair Cadell, as we busy ourselves with our clients’ pre-Christmas must-do’s and our plans for the delivery of our quality and value services for the new year ahead, we’ve been reflecting on 2016 as a year of significant events, surprises and...
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Property presentation

Our experience shows us that homeowners can go wrong when selling because they do not contact the services of a solicitor estate agent. The solicitor and estate agents market in Edinburgh is very competitive and selling your house without their help will...
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5 Ways to Improve the Look of Your House from the Outside Giving Buyers a Great Impression

Do as much as you can if you want to encourage multiple interest and get the highest offer. Part of this is making a great first impression. The outside of your home should look spectacular, making potential buyers want to go in...
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Interior Design Help for Projects on a Budget

As any homeowner will know, tackling an interior design project, whether a new bathroom or a whole house redo plus extension, can be tough and stressful. All those decisions, finding the right contractors, understanding the differences between a range of materials and...
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Some Things To Consider Before Your Building Project Starts

People often think design is all about ideas. In fact, design is the process that takes the idea, develops it, prepares it and communicates it, ready to be made into reality. Whether you work with a professional architect or designer, or just...
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Housing market shows signs of a post-Brexit surge as mortgage approvals rise

Economists are concluding that the recent gloomy warnings of a fall in house prices have 'proved to be wide of the mark', and the the 'paralysis' in the immediate aftermath of June's shock vote to leave the EU has largely subsided according...
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What’s happening in the Edinburgh property market this autumn?

First time buyers are at long last getting a look in with the ease of lending criteria but with demand continuing to outstrip supply closing date competition for attractive City properties is back on the regular agenda. It was never going to...