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The latest legal news & family, employment, personal injury and wills & succession law news from Complete Clarity Solicitors.

Karianne is a solicitor at Complete Clarity Solicitors specialising in Conveyancing but my work also includes Private Client work including Wills, Power of Attorneys and Executries as well as commercial Leases.

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Confidence Returns to the Property Market

Confidence is returning to the UK housing market after a slight dip in the run-up to the EU Referendum, the latest Property Tracker by the Building Societies Association (BSA) has found.

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‘Traditional’ Methods are Often the Best for Homebuyers

Despite the many different apps and websites that now exist to help homebuyers find their perfect property, many still find that the more ‘traditional’ methods are the best, according to new research from Which?

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'Project’ Properties Prove Popular with Homebuyers

According to recent research, over 70% of prospective homeowners in Britain would prefer to buy a property in need of work rather than a home that is already in move-in condition.

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Speculation over Impact of Brexit on Scottish Property Market

Solicitors Property Centres Scotland has recently published some initial thoughts on what impact the Brexit decision might have on the property market in Scotland.

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House Price Index Reveals Scottish House Price Rise

The latest House Price Index has revealed that the average property price in Scotland in May 2016 was £141,142. This was an increase of 4.0% on the previous year and an increase of 2.8% when compared to the previous month.

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The End of Right to Buy in Scotland

On the 31st July, the Right to Buy, which allows tenants in social housing to buy their homes, will come to an end in Scotland.

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RoS Provides Insight into Scottish Housing Market

A new report from Registers of Scotland (RoS) has revealed that the total value of the residential sales market in Scotland from 2006 to 2016 amounted to just over £148.2 billion.

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Halifax Predicts Slowdown in House Price Growth

The latest House Price Index from Halifax has revealed that house prices in the three months to May were 1.4% higher than in the preceding three months. This was slightly below April’s 1.5% and was the lowest since November 2015 (1.4%).

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Increase in Asking Price Means it is “Perfect time to Sell” Property

Property prices across the UK have risen considerably with many experts stating that those considering selling a property should do so while demand is currently exceptionally high. 

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Edinburgh Property Market Sees Quicker Property Sales

The first quarter of 2016 has seen a fall in the length of time taken to sell a property in east central Scotland, according to the latest House Price Report from ESPC. The figures show that the median selling time dropped from 69 days in the first quarter last year to 41 days this year, a fall of 39.9%.

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ESPC Publishes Review of 2015

ESPC has recently published its review of 2015, which looks back at the property market in east central Scotland over the last year.

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Edinburgh is Home to Scotland’s Most Expensive Streets

The majority of expensive streets in Scotland are to be found in Edinburgh, according to research from Bank of Scotland.

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House Prices Continue to Climb

The UK has seen house prices rise for the third consecutive month, according to the latest Residential Market Survey from RICS.

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East Central Scotland Remains a Sellers’ Market

The latest House Price Report from ESPC has revealed an annual increase of 11.1% in the number of houses sold in East Central Scotland  in the three months from July and September this year.

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Flats Experience the Biggest Price Rise

The average price of flats has risen by 60% over the past ten years, compared to an average rise of 38% for all other residential property types, new research has revealed.

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House Sales Rise but Prices Fall in East Central Scotland

There has been a 10.3% annual increase in the number of houses sold in East Central Scotland between June and August 2015, according to a recent report by ESPC. At the same time there has been 1.0% fall in the average selling price compared to the same period last year.

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Impact of New Borders Railway on Housing Market

New figures published by Registers of Scotland (RoS) have revealed that the new Borders railway has yet to have an impact on the housing market in the surrounding area.

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East Central Scotland Sees Increase in House Sales

There was a 4.1% increase in the number of houses sold across Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife between May and July 2015, compared to the same period last year.

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House Prices Continue to Rise in Edinburgh

There has been a slight fall in house prices across East Central Scotland, according to the latest ESPC House Report, although certain areas continue to buck the trend, including Dunfermline and parts of Edinburgh.

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Scotland Bucks UK Property Supply Trend

The latest RICS UK Residential Market Survey has found that Scotland’s supply of residential housing is rising at a quicker rate than anywhere else in the UK.

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