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 Hello, and welcome to the December issue of ESPC Property
 & Interiors!
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                                                              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

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