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September 19, 2017

What risks do you face selling without an estate agent?

There is more to selling a property via an estate agent than simply fees. Going solo and selling your home without an estate agent could prove to be very costly and time consuming. Read our guide before taking that risk.

September 15, 2017

How to improve your home on a budget

Owning your own property can sometimes be hard on the bank balance but it doesn’t mean that you can’t make DIY improvements. Have a look at our top tips for improving your home whilst on a strict budget.

September 11, 2017

Not having a Power of Attorney could be a financial headache

Having a Power of Attorney (POA) in place could be considered even more important than having a Will. A POA is a legal document that lets you appoint one or more people to help you make decisions or to make decisions on your behalf, should you not be able to do so yourself, and you never know when you might need this – without prior warning.

September 07, 2017

How to keep burglars at bay

A recent study by the Co-op Insurance shows that ‘smart homes’ are a key deterrent to burglars and vital for keeping your home safe. Read our top tips for keeping your home more secure and your valuables safe.

August 08, 2017

Forget man caves, backyard bars and she-sheds are the latest trend

The latest home and garden trend is about making the most of the traditional back garden shed. Sheds are being transformed into backyard bars, socialising spaces and ‘she-sheds’...

August 01, 2017

Fire safety advice for your home

Most fires in the home can be prevented by taking some basic and common sense precautions. Are you aware of the potential risks within your home? ...

July 25, 2017

Rents in Edinburgh reach new record high

Rents in Edinburgh have increased by 5.2% and now sit at an average of £1,037 per month, higher than anywhere else in Scotland...

July 19, 2017

Don’t let going on holiday impact a potential property sale

When you go on holiday make sure your estate agent has keys and that your property is ready for potential viewers should that all important offer come in whilst you are lying on the beach! ...

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