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Lindsays offer estate agency and legal services for clients all over Scotland

Working from offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Jedburgh and North Berwick, we can help you through the buying or selling process from start to finish.

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Looking for legal advice now that you've decided to move?

Do you need to speak to a financial advisor or family lawyer now that you have decided to move? Looking to update your Will to reflect your change in circumstances? Our expert lawyers can help you.

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Keep up to date with the latest news from Lindsays

We update our blog regularly with news on the property market and issues that affect those buying and selling properties.

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Property market was on “pause” in the run up to the referendum

In the three or four weeks immediately prior to the referendum there was a very clear change in the behaviour of property buyers and sellers.  Whereas the previous eighteen months saw behaviour being largely unaffected, suddenly, the “pause” button was hit by both current and prospective purchasers and sellers. Buyers and sellers alike adopted a w...

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Buy or Sell First?

In the days before the credit crunch and the tightening of bank lending, buying first was the norm. Having seen a property you wished to purchase, you instructed your solicitor to submit an offer and then – if your offer was accepted – you placed your own property on the market, confident that a sale would result, funding the purchase. Since the credit crunch, this approach incurs greater risk. Firstly,...

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Highest number of first time buyers in Scotland since 2007

First time buyer activity is key to the overall health of the housing market, so it was interesting to see figures recently released by The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) for the second quarter of 2014 confirm that there have been 7500 first time buyer loans in Scotland in that period. This is an increase of 29 per cent over the previous three months and a 23 per cent increase on the same period for t...

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