Murray Beith Murray

Services - Residential Property and Estate Agency

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Buying a Property

At Murray Beith Murray we understand that buying a property is one of the most significant financial decisions you will ever make. As a result our highly experienced and award winning Residential Property team aim to make the process as smooth as possible. We can guide you through the whole process; from arranging a viewing, to “noting interest”, to organising a survey, to then negotiating and concluding the terms of the purchase. Our service is partner-led and we provide our clients with a very high standard of personal service and attention.

If you are looking to buy but have not found your ideal property, we have an ever growing property database which makes it easier to identify properties that meet your criteria, whether it be a main residence or an investment property, ultimately saving you both time and money.

Selling a Property

Selling a property can be a tense, nerve-wracking experience particularly given changing market conditions. Our team at Murray Beith Murray are highly experienced in property sales and can help to remove the stress. Over 90% of all properties sold in the Edinburgh area are sold through the ESPC, of which we are a member.

We will take you through the process from beginning to end, from negotiating with potential purchasers, handling offers, concluding missives, to dealing with your mortgage lender. We provide a full estate agency service which includes advice on marketing and advertising, together with completion of the necessary conveyancing.

Whilst we are selling your property, it will appear on our website, the ESPC, Primelocation, Find a Property, and Location International and other leading property sales websites. Viewers of your property will be followed up within 24 hours for their feedback. In our experience, this invaluable information can enhance the selling process.

We also have an extensive property database of potential purchasers, whom we regularly update with information on new properties. This ensures that your property gets the best possible start on the market.

Please visit the Property area of this website for further information and to view our properties for sale

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Andrew Stephen Partner

Andrew Stephen

Andrew heads up the Property Group within the firm and handles a wide range of property transactions in Edinburgh and beyond.

Andrew’s work mainly involves advising on residential sales and purchases, as well as re-mortgages, transfers and repossession work.

He is supported by the firm’s Estate Agency team who handle the marketing of properties for sale. With particular expertise in the Edinburgh property market, Andrew is the firm’s representative for the ESPC.

Andrew also has expertise in commercial work for property and landowning clients.

Outside of work, Andrew enjoys golf, cricket and rugby.

Areas of work

  • Residential purchases
  • Residential sales
  • Estate agency
  • Re-mortgages
  • Repossessions
  • Commercial land use and leasing
  • Executry conveyancing
  • All aspects of the Edinburgh property market

andrew.stephen@murraybeith.co.uk

Sandy Burnett Partner

Sandy Burnett

Sandy specialises in residential property purchases and sales, with extensive experience in negotiating and marketing property. He has a particular interest in advising expats and foreign nationals on property matters in Scotland. One of the first Scottish solicitors to pioneer the “expat investor” market 20 years ago, he regularly visited the Far East and Dubai organising Scottish Property Road Shows.

Frequently quoted in the property press, Sandy’s views on the Scottish Property Market in general, and in the Edinburgh area in particular, are highly valued.

Sandy is a member of the Lay Advisory Committee for Scotland & Northern Ireland for Kidney Research UK and a past member of the Court of Directors for The Edinburgh Academy.

Areas of work

  • Residential purchases
  • Residential sales
  • Estate agency
  • Expat property investors
  • All aspects of the Edinburgh property market

sandy.burnett@murraybeith.co.uk

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