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January 25, 2016

Planning for old age

Whether it is setting up a Will, financial planning in case you or your relative needs long term care or to go into a nursing home, or having a Power of Attorney in place, the time to take action is the present, before you need it. McQueen Legal, members of Solicitors for Older People Scotland, is currently offering a 10% discount on Wills and Power of Attorneys.

December 16, 2015

First time buyers – your ultimate guide

From saving a deposit to getting a mortgage to then getting your keys to your very first property, buying for the first time can be an exciting, and somewhat daunting, process. With years of experience finding clients their dream home, McQueen Legal has put together their top tips for those new to the process.

November 10, 2015

The costs of purchasing a property

Angela Laird, advises on what costs you need to account for when buying a home.

November 03, 2015

Why we think selling in winter can be a great opportunity and here’s why:-

Less CompetitionThere are fewer properties on the market at this time of year therefore it stands to reason that from a selling perspective there is less competition. Buyer demand will be focused on what is available- including your own home! If you wait until the New Year or spring, many sellers will have the same idea and your property may not stand out the same, especially if two or three others…

November 01, 2015

Make a Will in November and donate to charity

Have you thought about making a Will, but never got round to it? Putting your dying wishes in black and white is not complicated, nor expensive. Especially during November as McQueen Legal is participating in Will Aid. So instead of charging our usual fees, we are asking clients instead to make a voluntary donation to Will Aid.

November 01, 2015

Spiralling private sector rents could be a thing of the past

Radical new proposals are being discussed to cap rent increases in the private sector, impacting significantly on private landlords who would see their incomes slashed.

November 01, 2015

New builds v older properties

It’s a case of love them or hate them. Some people will only buy new builds and others won’t even consider them. To help you make that decision, have a look at our guide to the pros and cons of new builds versus traditional properties.

November 01, 2015

How to prepare your property for sale

Selling your property is a big deal and preparing it for sale can not only help you sell quicker, but also potentially increase the value of your property. With years of experience getting properties ready to market, and getting them sold as quickly as possible, here are our top tips.

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