57 episodes

The ESPC Show is the podcast to listen to if you're interested in any part of the Scottish property market! Each week we'll dive into a topic and share all that you need to know about it. Our promise is to provide honest, jargon-free and data driven advice from informative expert guests. Covering everything from buying a home in Scotland for the first time to investing in a rental property, The ESPC Show is the perfect audio companion. ESPC is the home of property in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife, the Scottish Borders, Dumfries and Galloway and the West of Scotland. We are so much more than a property portal though, we provide mortgage advice through ESPC Mortgages and a full lettings management service with ESPC Lettings, as well as a wide network of solicitor estate agent member firms and a host of Scottish property advice. 

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The ESPC Show is the podcast to listen to if you're interested in any part of the Scottish property market! Each week we'll dive into a topic and share all that you need to know about it. Our promise is to provide honest, jargon-free and data driven advice from informative expert guests. Covering everything from buying a home in Scotland for the first time to investing in a rental property, The ESPC Show is the perfect audio companion. ESPC is the home of property in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife, the Scottish Borders, Dumfries and Galloway and the West of Scotland. We are so much more than a property portal though, we provide mortgage advice through ESPC Mortgages and a full lettings management service with ESPC Lettings, as well as a wide network of solicitor estate agent member firms and a host of Scottish property advice. 

    The property market in St Andrew's

    The property market in St Andrew's

    Join Paul and Megan for the season finale of the ESPC Property Show, recorded from the luxurious Old Course Hotel in St Andrews. They are joined by Lynsey Dammer and Douglas Kinnear from Thornton's estate agents to delve into the unique charm of the St Andrews property market.Discover why this historic town, known for its university and golf, remains a top choice for home buyers and investors. From property types in high demand to the impact of student housing regulations and the boomin...

    • 19 min
    Property expert roundtable: Rent caps, housing emergency & politics (Part 2)

    Property expert roundtable: Rent caps, housing emergency & politics (Part 2)

    Welcome back to the ESPC Property Show! In this episode, Paul and Megan continue their insightful roundtable discussion with experts from three ESPC solicitor estate agent member firms.Delving into the political side of the housing market, they explore the impacts of rent caps, taxation, and offer potential solutions for first-time buyers in Scotland. Our guests discuss the unintended consequences of current policies, the challenges landlords face, and the broader implications for tenants and...

    • 22 min
    Property expert roundtable: Current market update (Part 1)

    Property expert roundtable: Current market update (Part 1)

    Welcome back to the ESPC Property Show! In this episode, hosts Megan and Paul are joined by industry experts Matthew Gray, Amy Howard, and Derek Brien to provide valuable insights for home buyers in Scotland. This comprehensive discussion covers the current property market trends, factors influencing property sales, and advice for navigating the purchasing process. They delve into market performance, the impact of seasonality, and offer predictions for the next six months. Whether y...

    • 21 min
    Preventing Youth Homelessness: Insights from Rock Trust

    Preventing Youth Homelessness: Insights from Rock Trust

    In this episode of the ESPC Property Show, hosts Paul & Megan are joined by Kate Polson, the CEO at Rock Trust, a charity dedicated to preventing youth homelessness.They delve into the critical issues surrounding youth homelessness in Scotland, discussing the innovative programs Rock Trust offers to support young people in crisis. Kate shares insights into the challenges faced by these individuals and the multifaceted approach Rock Trust takes, including education, accommodation, and...

    • 24 min
    Buying a new build home

    Buying a new build home

    In this episode of the ESPC show, we dive into the world of new build homes in Scotland. Join us as we chat with Hazel Davies from Cruden Homes and Kim Newbigging from Cala Homes Scotland. They share valuable insights into the new build purchasing process, discuss the benefits of buying a new build, and answer key questions prospective buyers might have. Whether you're a first-time buyer or looking to invest in a new property, this episode provides essential information to help you navigate t...

    • 35 min
    Advice for first time buyers in Scotland

    Advice for first time buyers in Scotland

    Join Paul and Megan from ESPC as they sit down with Maurice Allen, Residential Property Managing Director at Lindsay's, for a comprehensive guide to first-time home buying in Scotland. Maurice shares invaluable insights and advice on everything from financing and solicitors to government schemes and property investments. 0:00-0:38 Intro0:38-3:36 First things to do as a first time buyer3:36-5:36 Additional costs in buying a home in Scotland5:36-7:51 What do solicitors do in Scotland?7:51-9:20 ...

    • 27 min

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