Law Society Journal Property Chains

Can English-type chains in Scottish property transactions be avoided? Precautions may not be enough, but experience shows that proactive management can prevent them getting out of control.

Can I Buy Before I Sell

Article addressing the change in market dynamics since the recession. Most people now have to sell their existing property, or at least get it under offer, before making an offer...

Downsizing advice you can't afford to ignore

Downsizing. It’s not a phrase I particularly like, with its faintly negative air and assumption that ‘it’s all downhill from now on’. But more and more people are making the...

Announcing the launch of our new website

We are pleased to announce that our new and refreshed website is live. edinburghprimeproperty.com Our goal with the new site is to make it easier for you to navigate and...

Update:- Ilott v The Blue Cross and others

In 2015 I commented on the above case. At the time, I confirmed that despite the decision by The Court of Appeal to dismiss a Testator’s perfectly valid Will in...

Business Succession Planning

The Scottish Government recently published their guidance to help public bodies develop effective succession plans for their Boards. The raison d’etre of such succession planning is to ensure highly effective,...

Private Client - Power of Attorney

The Office for National Statistics recently released figures which confirm that Alzheimer’s disease has now become the leading cause of death in England and Wales. According to the report more...

Advertising Campaign

Research suggests that buying or selling a home is now the most stressful experience of modern life. At Simpson & Marwick we aim to make the process as smooth and...

The best areas in Edinburgh for family living

It will come as no surprise that schools are often a deciding factor for families in search of their next home. What makes Edinburgh so unusual is that alongside a...

7 tips for a low maintenance garden

Moving to your first property with a garden? Slightly daunted by the prospect and your lack of green fingers? All is not lost. A wealth of new and clever man-made...
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