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                             Hello, and welcome to the December issue of ESPC Property
                             & Interiors!
                                                                                                                                                6 EXPERT ADVICE
                                                                                                                                                  Viewings 101
                             It’s been a whirlwind year in the housing market, and in
                             this issue, our last of 2023, we’re reflecting on some of the                                                     18 PROPERTY ADVICE
                             happenings across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the                                                              The pros of listing your
                             Borders in the last 12 months.                                                                                       property for a set price in
                                                                                                                                                  today’s market
                             As the new year beckons, perhaps you’re thinking of making a     30                      37                       30 INTERIORS INSIDER
                             change in your own living situation. We’ve got expert advice on                                                      How to ensure your home
                             purchasing a property, how to make the most of viewings, and                                                         is a buyer’s dream
                             what you should do if you fall in love with a home whose Home
        Editor                                                                                                                                 33 AREA SPOTLIGHT
                             Report isn’t exactly glowing. Our real buyers this month, Lucia
                             and Andy, offer plenty of inspiration for what can be done with                                                      Edinburgh’s hotspots
        Laura Mearns         a home that’s less than perfect on page 46.                                                                          in 2023
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                             For sellers, there’s top tips on ensuring your property looks                                                        Property problems and
                             showhome-worthy when the time comes to sell, as well as the                                                          how to solve them
                             lowdown on a popular pricing strategy.
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                                                                                                                                                  Host at home in style this
                             As  always,  you’ll  find  interiors  content  galore,  so  you  can                                                 party season!
                             host the perfect party or set a stunning table, and a spotlight
                             on some of the most stunning homes currently available

                             So, that leaves me to say – Merry Christmas everyone, from     COVER IMAGE: Homesense                 All material published in ESPC magazine is copyright
                             the ESPC team, and we wish you a very happy 2024. Thanks       ESPC (UK) Ltd: 107 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3ES  of the publisher and cannot be reproduced without
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