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                                                              On the airwaves
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 Hello, and welcome to the February issue of ESPC Property &   The legalities of owning a
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                                                              second home in Scotland

 There is so much discussion surrounding energy efficiency at the   28 PROPERTY ADVICE
 moment, and in this issue, we’re focusing on some of the biggest   8  What are the new rules
 news  stories  affecting  Scottish  homeowners,  including  the   around gas boilers?
 proposals for new heat networks to decarbonise heating sytems,   30 AREA FOCUS
 as well as the change in legislation around the installation of gas   Dreaming of Dunfermline
 boilers, so you can keep on top of everything you need to know.
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 Alongside this, we’ve got the heads-up that our popular podcast   How to downsize
 will be returning for its third season this month – perfect listening
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 for your commute.                                            Make a meal of it
 Laura Mearns                                              44 INTERIORS INSIDER
 We’ve got expert advice on buy-to-let mortgages and what it’s like
 in the Edinburgh rental market, as well as everything you need to   44  Enjoy a peaceful slumber
 know about owning a second home, plus advice on downsizing.  all night long

 And  as  always,  we’re  taking  a  look  inside  some  of  the  most
 gorgeous homes currently on the market, to satisfy your property
 daydreams – or perhaps inspire you to find your next home. You’ll
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