If you've lost a loved one - help us to help you

"I used to be more involved with our finances but latterly with James having taking early retirement, he dealt with everything. I couldn't face looking through the papers let alone have an idea where to start" By the time you make contact...

"Please release me..." - is Equity Release the right way to go?

Engelbert Humperdinck couldn't have imagined such a come back in 1967 at the time of his mega hit, but Equity release is expected to become more common 40 plus years on as the UK government seeks to encourage more people to use...

Tough property questions for aging parents

What's the right thing for Mum, Dad and their home? Consider for example a familiar situation such as this: Mum and Dad own their own house but the title is in Dad's sole name.  Dad has been diagnosed with early stages of...

Big Firm Service At Small Firm Cost: Your one stop for Solicitors Edinburgh

'It costs nothing to talk', I hear my colleague say to his new clients who are starting a social media company. They are rightly cautious about their start up costs.  We offer fixed fees to all clients, based on a case by...

Spring 2012 Residential Property blog

The first five months of the year have seen a marked increase in activity and sales compared to 2011.  Blair Cadell have recorded a 60% jump in like for like sales during this period which is very encouraging considering the ongoing flat...

Over £1,000 raised for L'Arche at Jubilee Lunch

Blair Cadell co-hosted a Jubilee Lunch today with Highcross Developments for local charity L'Arche.  It was an incredible success, raising £1,046 Part of the success was the generous donation by Consider IT (Stuart Gilbertson of Consider IT above left with the event organisers)...

A Successful Edinburgh Sale. A Case Study

We recently acted for the Martin family in the sale of a property in the popular Stockbridge area of Edinburgh.  Like most of us, and by their own admission, they viewed their property through  'rose-tinted spectacles'. The Martins called upon our Property...

Pointers to help you sell your homeā€¦..

In a competitive  market  you can generally sell a house faster by lowering the price. But there are other ways to enhance a home's attractiveness besides lowering the asking price. If you're looking to sell your home in the current market, read on for...

Budgeting Tips for Small Businesses

Akia Garnett offers some valuable tips for small businesses in testing times If your financial year parallels our annual calendar, then you made it through the first quarter or as you may formally call it, the first quarter. Perhaps you're feeling optimistic about...

Wondering whether to join Google+ ?

Here's a thought provoking summary from Guy Kawasaki Co-Founder of Alltop Recent Posts "Make no mistake: Google+ is growing more rapidly than Facebook and Twitter combined. But should you join the millions upon millions of users in their circles? Guy Kawasaki is a...