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Thinking of Selling? Confidence in The Property Market

Just under half of Scottish householders anticipate that their home will increase in value over the next 12 months, according to new research by Clydesdale Bank. This is compared to only 25% at the same time last year. These new statistics reflect...
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How Much Should I Offer?

You're thinking about buying your dream property - or at any rate, a property that you like the look of. After looking at the home report valuation, scrutinising your bank statements, your partner's bank statements, your piggy bank - you're ready to...
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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...
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Edinburgh Streetname Derivations

Do you know the story behind the name of the street you live on? Streetnames, or odonyms, can present all sorts of interesting historical portraits and anecdotes. Here are the stories behind five well known Edinburgh streets: 1. The Royal Mile -...