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...

Old Will is brought back from the dead to scare would-be beneficiaries!

The High Court in England and Wales recently ruled that 13 separate Wills made by the late June Clark between 2004 and her death in 2016 were invalid because a...

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...

Client Article - How we bought our dream home in Edinburgh

One of our recent clients has written a very complimentary article about her experience while she sold and bought her property with us. This is a perfect example of what...

Small businesses could be in BIG trouble

A recent report by Legal & General found that over half (51%) of Britain’s small business owners have left no instructions in their Will or made any special arrangements regarding...

Ensure you do not lock yourself out of a tax saving!

A new Inheritance Tax allowance - the “Residence Nil Rate Band” (“RNRB”) - comes into force today. This will provide an additional allowance of £100,000 for many people, in addition...

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...
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