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Home Report – An Overview

20 Jan Home Report – An Overview

Buying a new house is the biggest financial commitment that most of us will make, and it’s in the interest of both home buyers and sellers to have the best possible information about a perspective new home before putting in an offer. From the 1st of...

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The Conveyancing Process

29 Dec The Conveyancing Process – What You Need to Know

This is our inside guide to property conveyancing, that tricky process where a property gets legally transferred from one owner to another. You can do this yourself but it’s often complex and laborious so we’d advise leaving it to the professionals, that way you’re covered by...

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What is House Completion?

15 Dec What is House Completion?

House completion is the exciting bit of the buying process when the property finally becomes yours. It’s when the property legally changes hands and your money is transferred through to the seller. It’s the end of what can be a rather long process, so it’s worth...

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Winter energy saving tips

05 Dec Winter energy saving tips

Check out our simple energy saving tips which include some of the most practical things you can do to improve efficiency and see savings on your energy bill this winter. The thermostat The first place to look is at the thermostat. Like many families, the thermostat might...

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Types of Survey When Moving Home

11 Nov Different Types of Survey When Moving Home

If you’re buying a house, you’re going to need a survey. This can be unfamiliar territory for many. Fear not, help is at hand. Here’s how to choose a surveyor along with a guide to the type of surveys they offer. Essentially there are 3 types of survey.   Valuation...

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House-viewing checklist

22 Oct House Viewing Checklist

House viewing can be fun and exciting, but it’s also one of the biggest purchases in your life. Check out our top tips to ensure you don’t get lost in the excitement of it all. Create a list of what matters Before you arrange to view any...

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Scottish Home Report FAQ’s Part 2

09 Oct Scottish Home Report FAQ’s Part 2

Last week we compiled a list of answers for some of the most frequently asked questions to do with the Scottish Home Report. Here’s part 2. How much does it cost for a home report? There is no set-in-stone answer to this question and it very much...

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Scottish Home Report FAQ’s Part 1

30 Sep Scottish Home Report FAQ’s Part 1

We have compiled a list of answers for some of the most commonly asked questions about Scottish Home Reports. Check back next week for part 2. How long is the home report valid for? There is no official expiry date on Home Report providing that the home...

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Home Buying Process for First Time Buyers

13 Sep Home Buying Process for First Time Buyers

Buying a new home can see a bit daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Have a read of our guide below to get an understanding of the buying process and hopefully make your experience an enjoyable one. These are the steps to becoming a home...

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Property Market Update

28 Aug Scottish Property Market Update

Scottish property market in summary The average selling price in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders from May until July 2019 was £256,730. This was a 4.1% increase year on year. Sales volume in these areas over the past three months rose by 8.2%...

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