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                           Hello and welcome to the August issue of ESPC Property & Interiors.

                           I’m delighted to be back as editor after 14 months away on maternity                                                 6 ESPC NEWS
                           leave, and so excited to bring you the newest edition of our magazine.                                                 Dates for your diary
                           So much has changed since Spring 2022, with the cost-of-living crisis                                               24 IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
                           and the mortgage market affecting the way we buy and sell property,
                           but ESPC is still here to guide you every step of the way.  42     32                                                  The top ten selling areas of
                                                                                                                                                  2023 so far

                           In this month’s issue, we’re looking at the top-selling areas across                                                32 INTERIORS INSIDER
                           Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders, as well as analysing   48                   42                          A home for all seasons
                           the latest property data with our July House Price Report.
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       Editor                                                                                                                                     Transform your outdoors
                           You’ll also find inspiration for dressing your home in a timeless way,                                                 and get everyone together
                           so whether you’re selling or staying, your home can look stylish every
       Laura Mearns                                                                                                                            46 INTERIORS INSIDER
                           season, plus we’re sharing small ways to add value to your property
                           ahead of putting it on the market. There’s also plenty of homes and                                                    Mediterranean-inspired
                           gardens inspiration from Dobbies and John Lewis & Partners.                                                            buys
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                           If you’re remortgaging soon, you’ll find expert advice on page 23,                                                     Founder of SugarDaddy’s
                           while ESPC Lettings explains property management in a nutshell on                                                      Bakery, Amy Ranaldi,
                           page 22 – you can access more free advice and information from our                                                     shares her daily life
                           upcoming podcasts and events, read all about what’s coming up on
                           page 6.

                           As always, you can find hundreds of new properties each week at
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