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Do You View Your Property Through Rose-tinted Spectacles

If a seller is given the correct advice and adopts the right marketing approach then their property is much more likely to attract a buyer. Edinburgh property owners, do you view your property through 'rose-tinted spectacles'? Many of us do, especially in...
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April 1st - Land and Buildings Transaction Tax

Not an April Fool's Joke!!! Cause of much controversy within property circles over the last six months or so, the Scottish government's Land and Buildings Transaction Tax has finally come to pass. It is the first tax to be introduced by the...
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Elderly Care Services

Arranging suitable care for your loved ones can be a frustrating process. According to a consumer survey by Which magazine, 34% of those surveyed said they had spent too long exploring the wrong options. Another 32% said they had wasted time looking...
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5 Inventive Places To Look For Interior Design Ideas

Whether you have a taste for "shabby chic" or prefer a touch of minimalism to your interiors, there are all sorts of places to look for design ideas. Tease out your inner Lawrence Lewellyn-Bowen with the following: Social Media - Pinterest Pinterest...
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3 Smart Locations To Buy Edinburgh Property

Edinburgh has one of the most consistently buoyant property markets in the UK. With superb prime property as well as plenty of first time buyer options and everything else in between it's all about keeping your eyes peeled for a good deal....
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What To Do About Mice in Your Property

Strange noises in the night? Scuttling, squeaking? It could be mice, especially if you live in an old shared building - as many people do in Edinburgh. They're not something that we particularly like to talk about but once you discover a...
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First Time Buyers

Buying your first house can seem a daunting prospect, here are a few tips to keep you on the right track. Buying your first house and getting on the property ladder is a big-step for anyone. As well as a massive financial...
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5 Tips: 5th April Tax Deadline Checklist

Before 5th April it's a good idea to review your investments and finances to ensure that all available reliefs have been utilised. The following are some pointers: 1. Top up your ISA investments - the current maximum limits are £15,000. This can...
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Edinburgh Property Sellers!

Don't be Fooled Don't use a solicitor who makes everything a challenge. They'll be difficult to get on the phone and you'll be chasing them every step of the way. Right up until moving day they'll drag their heels. You'll have to...
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Top Property Selling Tips

Here are Blair Cadell's top property selling tips to maximise your sale as we approach the spring. 1. Target Market and Timing The first step to selling your property quickly and painlessly is to consider your target market. Who do you think...