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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.
                                                           42 INTERIORS INSIDER
 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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