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January 24, 2017

Check your Will as law of succession faces major overhaul

Nobody likes to think about it, but with recent changes to the law on succession, then it is important to ensure your Will still reflects your true intentions. McQueen Legal is urging clients to check their Wills as the law of succession saw its most significant overhaul in 50 years at the end of last year.

January 17, 2017

Thinking of letting out your flat in Edinburgh for short term holidays or breaks?

From Airbnb to holiday lets, if you are thinking of letting out your property in Edinburgh for short term holidays or breaks, have a read of our top things to consider.

December 05, 2016

Santa returns to Bruntfield

As part of his big trip from the North Pole, Santa will be visiting our Bruntsfield office this week. Bring the kids and come and see the big man himself from 5.30pm until 7pm on Wednesday 7th December. As well as seeing Santa there will be a kids tomobola, all in aid of Marie Curie.

November 25, 2016

Cash for Kids Mission Christmas

1 in 5 children are living in poverty. Let's held make this Christmas special for everyone. Cash for Kids Mission Christmas is asking you to buy an extra present that they can donate to a disadvantaged local child to make their Christmas morning special. They need new and unwrapped gifts suitable for children and young people aged 0-18 years, and you can donate at their drop-off points in any of the…

November 18, 2016

Christmas is coming...

To get us all in the festive spirit, this Christmas McQueen Legal is offering £100 off our marketing fee and £100 off our conveyancing fee. All you have to do is pay by 31st January 2017 and put your property on the market by 28th February 2017. *T&C's apply* And on that Christmas note, don't forget to visit our Santa's Grotto on 7th December from 5.30pm at our Morningside office. As well as the Big…

November 18, 2016

Spotlight on Gorebridge

A forming mining village in Midlothian, Gorebridge is now a vibrant residential village with lots to offer and you also get a lot more for you money when it comes to buying a property. In September last year Gorebridge saw the return of the Waverley Line with a new station built on the site of the original station giving rail access to both the Borders and Edinburgh Waverley railway station, making…

November 17, 2016

Kitchens sell homes

A modern and attractive kitchen can often make or break a sale. Is it worth upgrading your kitchen to sell your home? Read for more information on making your kitchen work for your sale.

November 16, 2016

Survivorship destinations – what happens when you die?

When two or more people buy a house together, title to the property will usually be taken in joint names and frequently in equal shares. A survivorship destination is a clause in the title deeds that is commonly used in this situation, especially by married couples, and generally states that a property “is disponed to A and B equally between them and to the survivor of them”. The effect of a survivorship…

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