Buying property at auction
Going, going, gone! Property programmes like “Homes Under the Hammer” glamourise buying property at auction then renovating and selling on…Read More
Offers Over…: How much over the asking price do I have to go to buy a house?
One of the key features of the Scottish property market is the blind bidding challenge you have in an offers…Read More
100% Mortgage – Good or Bad?
Prior to the financial meltdown of 2008, which had a significant impact on global economies, 100% mortgages were common. The…Read More
Understanding the Private Landlord Registration Rules in Scotland
The Scottish government introduced new regulations for private landlord registration that came into effect in September 2019. Although private landlord…Read More
Happy Retirement Craig!
As of the 31st March 2023, Craig has retired as a Partner of Morgans. He remains as a consultant for…Read More
Happy Birthday to us!
We know we don’t look it but we are celebrating 30 years in business! We thank all our loyal clients…Read More
Liferent Trusts – sensible planning for the future
Clients often ask us how to prevent their house being sold to pay for care fees when preparing their Will.…Read More
We are seeking a Conveyancing Legal Secretary/Administrator to join our team. Ideally a full-time position but would consider some flexibility…Read More
Merry Christmas from Morgans
Everyone at Morgans would like to wish our clients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy 2023! Please click on…Read More
Morgans are recruiting a Paralegal/Legal Executive/Experienced Legal Secretary to join the team in our Kinross Office The role will…Read More
Queen’s Jubilee Holiday
We will be closed for the Queen’s Jubilee Holiday from 5pm on Wednesday 1st June 2022 and will reopen…Read More
Interlinked Smoke Alarms now required to keep your home safe
On 1 February 2022, new legislation came into place requiring every home in Scotland to have interlinked smoke alarms. The…Read More
Join our Team
CASHROOM ASSISTANT Morgans are seeking a Cash Room Assistant to join our team. The role will include the following: Providing…Read More
Join our Team
RESIDENTIAL CONVEYANCING SOLICITOR Morgans are seeking a Conveyancing Solicitor to join our Kinross office. The ideal candidate will have a…Read More
Merry Christmas Everybody
The Morgans team would like to send some festive cheer to you all. We’re Stepping Into Christmas and looking forward to…Read More
Emergency Contacts for Tenants over Christmas
We will close at 5pm on Thursday 23rd December 2021 and reopen at 9am on Wednesday 5th January 2022. Emails…Read More
Why shouldn’t I accept the highest offer?
In a busy property market, closing dates are routinely fixed. On the closing date, there are usually a number of…Read More
Missives concluded – does that mean I’ve sold my house?
You’ll have heard lawyers and, perhaps, your friends and family talk about “missives” when they’re buying or selling a house.…Read More
Can I pull out of buying a house when my Offer has been accepted?
Clients sometimes ask "can I pull out of buying a house after my Offer has been accepted?". Buying a house…Read More
Join Our Team
Due to our continued expansion, Morgans are recruiting a Legal Secretary to join our team. The role will include the…Read More
First Home Fund to re-open for applications on 1st April 2021
Last year, the Scottish Government created the First Home Fund. This fund was introduced to help first-time buyers providing up…Read More
Disappointment for property buyers as LBTT relief reversed
Kate Forbes, MSP, Cabinet Minister for Finance disappointed property buyers with her announcement on LBTT in the Scottish Budget. The…Read More
UPDATE – Sales/Purchase Property Viewing Guidance COVID-19
The Scottish Government has updated the guidance on house moves following the further tightening of COVID-19 restrictions. The guidance…Read More
PROPERTY MARKET UPDATE
Following the Scottish Government's announcement of enhanced measures from the 4th January 2021 we’re still business as usual, but not…Read More
CONTACTS FOR TENANTS OVER THE CHRISTMAS BREAK
For EMERGENCIES ONLY the following can be contacted when our office is closed: Please check your original emergency numbers to…Read More
Private Client Paralegal Vacancy
Private Client Paralegal Vacancy We are looking for a confident, motivated Paralegal to support our Private Client Department and work…Read More
THE ROLE OF AN EXECUTOR IN SCOTLAND
When a loved one dies, there are many practical issues that need to be considered in order to deal with…Read More
WHY SHOULD I MAKE A WILL?
We come into this world with nothing and, ultimately, we leave with nothing. So what happens to the property we…Read More
Property Tax Holiday
What is Land & Buildings Transaction Tax? Land & Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT to many) is a property tax paid…Read More
Morgans Covid 19 Policies
Now that we are moving toward further easing of the current lockdown restrictions, we have set out some straightforward, client-friendly…Read More
Housing Market to Re-open on the 29th of June
The much-heralded re-opening of the housing market has been confirmed for the 29th of June. The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon,…Read More
When will Scotland’s property market re-open?
On 21 May, the Scottish Government published ‘Scotland’s Route map through and out of the crisis’ which set out how…Read More
COVID-19 GUIDANCE FOR RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS & TENANTS
Although our offices are temporarily closed to help keep us all safe and slow the spread of Coronavirus, we still…Read More
MAINTAINING CONTACT WITH CHILDREN DURING COVID-19
Maintaining contact with children during Covid-19 If you are a parent to children who do not live in the same…Read More
PREPARING A WILL DURING COVID-19
Can I have a Will prepared or update an existing Will during the Covid-19 pandemic? Yes! While staff wellbeing and…Read More
POWERS OF ATTORNEY DURING COVID-19
What is a Power of Attorney and do I need one? A Power of Attorney is a document that lets…Read More
IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON HOUSE SALES & PURCHASES
Coronavirus and the impact on House Sales and Purchases Like everyone, Morgans is closely monitoring Government and NHS guidelines in…Read More
TEMPORARY OFFICE CLOSURE
Standing government advice on the steps that should be taken to limit the spread of COVID-19 the offices of Morgans…Read More
COVID – 19 UPDATE
Morgans is continually monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19. We take the health and wellbeing of our colleagues and clients seriously…Read More
TENANTS EMERGENCY COVER FOR THE FESTIVE PERIOD
Morgans will be closed from 5pm Monday 23rd December 2019 and re-open 9am Monday 6th January 2020 EMERGENCIES ONLY out…Read More
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at Morgans
Sending you some festive cheer (with the help of Mariah) from all at Morgans minus a few of our shy…Read More
Are you ready for Power of Attorney Day?
Mark the date in your diary. 20th November 2019 is Power of Attorney Day across Scotland. Health and Social Care…Read More
Presumed Consent – for your organs – but what about your assets?
A new law, recently passed by the Scottish Parliament means that when someone dies, there will be presumed consent -…Read More
Morgans Bulletin – February 2019
OUR PRIVATE CLIENT TEAM Following on from our introduction to our Family Law and Litigation Department in last month’s issue;…Read More
Morgans Bulletin – January 2019
MEET THE TEAM 2018 proved to be a busy and exciting year for Morgans. At the beginning of the year,…Read More
MacBeth Currie Merge with Morgans
TWO OF THE BEST KNOWN FIRMS IN WEST FIFE AND KINROSS JOIN FORCES 1st September saw two of the…Read More
SPRING EDITION: FIRST FOR HOME FINANCE
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Mortgage advice for the self-employed Why mortgage protection insurance makes…Read More
SPRING EDITION: FIRST FOR WEALTH
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Tax traps the Bank of Mum and Dad should avoid…Read More
SPRING EDITION: FIRST FOR MONEY
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE More than £400 languishing in old pension pots Two-thirds without…Read More
IMPORTANT NOTICE – OFFICE CLOSURE SATURDAY 6TH JANUARY
WE APOLOGISE THAT DUE TO ESSENTIAL MAINTENANCE OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON SATURDAY THE 6TH OF JANUARY. YOU CAN…Read More
FESTIVE OPENING HOURS
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year from all the Partners and Staff at Morgans! Our office…Read More
Due to our continued expansion, Morgans are recruiting a Receptionist to join our team. Our receptionist will be responsible for…Read More
FIRST FOR HOME FINANCE: AUTUMN EDITION
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Setting up companies leaves landlords out of pocket Mortgages - Bank of…Read More
OFFICE JUNIOR We are looking for a confident, motivated individual to support our busy legal office and work as part…Read More
AUTUMN EDITION – FIRST FOR WEALTH
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Winter is coming - what lies ahead? Inheritance tax: the government rakes…Read More
Morgans Bulletin: Paying For Care Fees
When a person requires care, the local authority for the area in which they live will undertake a financial assessment…Read More
Autumn Edition – First For Home Finance
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Millenials: don't overlook the benefits of insurance Pension freedoms -…Read More
FAMILY LAW: THINKING ABOUT MOVING IN WITH YOUR PARTNER?
If you are thinking of taking the plunge and moving in with your partner give some thought to the following.…Read More
FAMILY LAW WITH BRIAN TAIT: PENSION VALUATION ON DIVORCE
It is generally known that the proportion of accrued pension rights of spouses as at…Read More
Legal Secretary (Conveyancing) This full time position involves providing direct support to our busy Conveyancing Department. Excellent organisational skills are…Read More
Morgans Welcomes New Partner Brian Tait
The Partners of Morgans are delighted to announce that Brian Tait joins the firm as a partner on 1st June 2017. A…Read More
Spring Edition First For Home Finance
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Home insurance- why it’s important to get your sums right Buy-to-Let landlords turningto…Read More
Spring Edition – First For Wealth
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Does how you invest reflect your generation? Are you facing a mid-life savings…Read More
Spring Edition – First For Money
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Does it make sense to combine your pension pots? The peace of…Read More
Winter Edition – First For Home Finance
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Buy-to-let tax relief changes – landlords set to pay higher bills One…Read More
Autumn Edition – First For Wealth
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Gen O struggling to save Investment risk – where are you on…Read More
EXCLUSIVE DALGETY BAY OFFER -FREE PROPERTY MARKETING!
On average homes in Dalgety Bay are selling 65% faster than this…Read More
TEN WAYS TO CHANGE YOUR FINANCIAL HABITS IN 2017
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Breaking up is hard to do - your finances on divorce Paving…Read More
List your property in January and pay ZERO up-front marketing costs!
It's time! Get ahead of the trend for 2017. With first time buyers at their highest levels on record and…Read More
We’re Hiring! Experienced Conveyancing Secretary Position Available
Experienced Conveyancing Secretary This full time position involves providing direct support to one of our Conveyancing Partners. Excellent organisational skills…Read More
Autumn Edition – First For Home Finance
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Accident, Sickness and Unemployment insurance explained Insuring a property you’re not living…Read More
Autumn Editions – First For Money
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Junior ISA – cash or stocks and shares? Surviving financially after the…Read More
The Big Chop for The Little Princess Trust!
On the 14th of August Alana, Jennifer, Christie and Susan of Morgans each be donated 7+ inches of their hair…Read More
Summer Editions – First For Money
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Who makes the financial decisions in your house? Sophisticated scams are on…Read More
Summer Editions – First For Home Finance
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Equity release hits new highs Getting your first mortgage – what you…Read More
We have a vacancy for an Office Junior to join our team! Are you looking to start a career within…Read More
Summer Edition – First For Wealth Newsletter
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE ISA – flexible rules on withdrawals Choosing to diversify your portfolio Meeting…Read More
DIVORCES AND MORTGAGES
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS In our series of Spring financial newsletters we examine Divorces…Read More
WILLS – SHOULD I HAVE ONE?
In this edition of the Morgans Bulletin Associate Solicitor Lynsey Rintoul discusses the importance of having a Will. Lynsey specialises in…Read More
National Living Wage – The Facts
Our new eNews bulletin is out now and we're focusing on the new National Living Wage and the impact for…Read More
Join Our Team!
We are looking to recruit a Full Time Conveyancing Solicitor to join our expanding Practice. Applications are welcome from all candidates…Read More
Morgans ring in the New Year!
Happy New Year! We're back at our desks and raring to go. Here is our latest eNewsletter! We welcome John…Read More
Winter Edition – First For Home Finance Newsletter
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE Life assurance – why it should be on your ‘to do’ list…Read More
Jingle all the way!
Morgans staff dressed up in their festive knitwear last Thursday all in aid of Radio Forth Cash for Kids. A big…Read More
Winter Edition – First For Wealth Newsletter
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS INSIDE THIS ISSUE The new dividend tax Watch out, the scammers are out in force…Read More
Autumn/Winter Financial Newsletter
YOUR WINDOW ON FINANCIAL MATTERS We're delighted to present our very first newsletter regarding Financial Matters. You'll find information on…Read More
Our Halloween Macmillan Bake Sale is coming...we are opening our doors this coming Friday to raise money for Macmillan Cancer…Read More
What Our Clients Say…
A testimonial from our lovely client Joanne who recently sold with us. We are delighted to have acted for Joanne…Read More
Where There’s A Will There’s A Way!
Where there's a Will there's a way! Morgans are proud to be participating in Will Relief Scotland this September, supporting…Read More
August eNewsletter Out Now!
Our newsletter is out now! Click here to read our latest property updates and to find out how to receive…Read More
New Addition to Morgans’ Property Team
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Robyn Morrocco as our new Property Sales Manager. Robyn joins us with…Read More
Team Morgans raised a magnificent £927.00 for Cancer Research UK when they took part in the Race for Life at Beveridge Park…Read More
Our latest newsletter is out and has an update on the recent budget for our clients. Click here to view it.…Read More
We’re Number One!
The latest ESPC stats are out this week and we are the No 1 agent for Sales and Listings in…Read More
Legends of Rock!
Morgans are proud to be sponsoring Legends of Rock at East End Park on Saturday 30th May. As Nazareth and…Read More
Updates Straight To Your Inbox!
At Morgans we like to keep our clients up to date with the latest developments in the legal and property…Read More
Morgans raise £2785 for Will Aid!
We're delighted to let our clients know that we raised a total of £2785 to support Will Aid during the…Read More
We are proud sponsors of the Manager's View email which will be sent out to all Dunfermline Athletic Season Ticket…Read More
Have you spotted our new column that will be appearing regularly in The Dunfermline Press? Our experienced team of Solicitors…Read More
10 Steps To Get Your House Ready To Sell
When you decide to sell your home you should immediately begin referring to it as a house. Of course, you'll…Read More
How To Plan And Prepare For Moving Home
MOVING! The very thought of it can send chills down our spines and cause us to break out into a…Read More
Top Property Marketing Tips!
At Morgans we don't make you choose which property portal your home is advertised on! We use: www.espc.com www.rightmove.co.uk www.zoopla.co.uk…Read More
5 Basic Ground Rules For New Home Buyers
There are few purchases in life that carry the financial and psychological weight of buying a home. Whether you are…Read More
How To Prepare For A Viewing In 20 Minutes or Less
It never fails. You're in the middle of a big project and the phone rings - your Estate Agent is…Read More
5 Tips To Help You Get The Best Price For Your House
If you want to sell your house for the most money, you can't just leave it up to fate (or…Read More
Top Ten Tips When Moving House
Moving house can be extremely stressful however being prepared and planning in advance can help for a smooth journey to…Read More
6 Ways To Save Money On Your Utility Bills
Want to save some money on your utility bills without feeling like you’re giving up a thing? Well, if you’re…Read More
11 Ways To Improve Your Chances Of Selling Your Home
You’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but the truth is that the majority of home buyers…Read More
How To Stage Your Home Without Breaking The Bank
A question in many home sellers' minds is, "What do I need to do to get my home ready to…Read More