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5 Flowers That Will Sell Your House

Winter is certainly upon us now in Edinburgh and what better way to forget about that than looking at some lovely summery pictures of flowers. Below is a selection of flowers that could help you sell your home - or at least...
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Edinburgh Christmas Lights

  Calling all photographers! Send in your best pictures of Edinburgh properties over Christmas and we will publish them on our facebook page. Entries should be emailed to alasdair.peoples@blaircadell.com.   (image:hapticflapjack/FlickrCC) (image:photojenni/FlickrCC) (image:photojenni/FlickrCC) As property experts Blair Cadell are in the best...
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Where Exactly do People Turn for Business Advice?

(image:laughlin/FlickrCC) A recent survey by a leading financial services provider came up with the interesting finding that many small business owners would first turn to friends and family for business advice, rather than seeking professional guidance. The survey claimed that 23% of...
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Stocking Filler Selling Tips

(image:LizMarie_AK/FlickrCC) 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 might buy your property? Then try to tailor your space to appeal to the main group...
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Mortgage Lending Reaches Five Year High

Scotland is experiencing a five year high in lending for home-buying, a new report suggests. According to the Council of Mortgage Lenders, overall home-owner lending for house purchase has increased by 23 per cent year-on year since 2008. Iain Malloch, chair of...
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The SNP's White Paper: No Cure-all for Uncertanity

Today the SNP publish their much anticipated White Paper on Scottish Independence - in it they put forward a blueprint for how Scotland would look should we vote yes in next year's referendum. Yet despite claims that this 650 page document will...
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Paying For Elderly Care In Scotland

If you are over 65, living in Scotland, and have been assessed by the Social Work Department of your Local Authority as needing care at home, they will provide it free of charge. However, you will still need to pay for non-personal...
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A Warm Welcome to Chinese Property Investors

    Earlier this year it was announced that London's Royal Docks area would be transformed into a thriving business hub fuelled by a £1 billion investment. According to initial projections the proposed 600,000 square foot business district could be worth around...
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Good News for Scottish Business

  Call us FREE today on 0800 515 626 New figures published today show that employment in Scotland rose by 16,000 over the three months from July to September, meaning there are now 2,547,000 Scots in work. However, the Office for National...
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Surge in Demand, House Prices Rise

  A new housing report from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors has revealed that UK house prices are on the up after a promising rise in demand. The report found that the net balance of Chartered surveyors who saw price rises...