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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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House Prices Experiencing Steadier Growth

According to the latest Halifax House Price Index for August 2014, during the last three months (June-August 2014) house prices were 3.0% higher than in the previous three months. This represents a 9.7% rise in prices from the same three months a...
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Big Firm Service, Small Firm Cost

Selling your property? With Blair Cadell you get: A professional estate agency service. We have experienced sales negotiators and dedicated contacts who provide regular feedback. Your sale transaction looked after from start to finish. We are experts in conveyancing. First class marketing....
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Love Thy Neighbour

More than a quarter of UK homeowners have had their property damaged by a neighbour, reveals a new report by Direct Line. Unruly neighbours have in fact run up a collective repair bill of over £5 billion, with damage to shared walls...
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Worry over 'Generation of Lost Opportunities'

A new YouGov poll for the National Housing Federation shows that people are worried about the impact of rising house prices on the next generation. The survey shows that 69% of parents (in England) worry that their children will never be able...
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No sign of an 'Affordability Crunch' for Home Buyers

Last week a report by the Council of Scottish Mortgage Lenders revealed that Scottish home movers have increased the amount they borrow to buy a home by £8000 since the first quarter of this year. On average, first time buyers borrowed £5000...
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Why Use Our Services?

We are an Edinburgh Firm that knows the local market: Blair Cadell are a long established Edinburgh solicitors firm, well-known and well respected in the local community. We understand our clients: Today's clients are confident about their choices and are always looking...