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3 Innovative Startup Businesses

Blair Cadell can advise on all methods of business start and set up including related tax and accountancy services. Whether you are thinking about becoming a sole trader or starting a limited partnership, we can help you get on the right legal...
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How will LBTT affect me?

In April next year a new tax on Scottish property transactions will commence, replacing the existing stamp duty system. From April, the new Land & Buildings Transaction Tax will mean that buyers will not be taxed on sales below £135,000 and will...
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10 Ways To Improve The Presentation of Your Property

When it comes to selling a property, presentation is everything - here are ten easy to implement tips for making your home into a palace. Nothing improves the atmosphere of a home more than bright, light spaces - mirrors can help, and...
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5 Tips For Energy Efficiency

Imagine a completely energy efficient home; the ideal home of the future, some would argue. The outer-shell of the building has a double-wall construction, three layers of insulation and an impermeable vapour barrier that resists moisture diffusion through the walls. Add in...
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5 Tips For Landlords

Property is a popular investment as it offers a chance of a decent return. Because after all, people will always need somewhere to live. Though it's not always plain sailing, for as we know house prices can fluctuate - as well as...
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How To Seal The Deal on Your Dream Home

Get a Feel for the Local Market Not sure if the asking price for an Edinburgh property is fair? Contact Blair Cadell to get an accurate idea of the right deal with area and price comparisons. Our team is very experienced and...
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Blair Cadell Can Advise You on Elderly Care

GETTING OLDER Modern advances in health, hygiene and nutrition have made the prospect of living into old age a statistical likelihood; and most of us would like to know that when we start to lose our hair and the valentine's cards stop...
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Selling Your Property? Is it Ready?

To get the best possible price for your property good presentation is essential. It is important to make sure that your property stands out from the crowd when preparing it for sale or rent. Instant Improvements Obviously first impressions are crucial. As...
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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...