Glasgow City Council has Issued a Compulsory Purchase Order on 7 flats in Govanhill

Glasgow City Council has issued a compulsory purchase order (CPO) for seven flats in Westmoreland Street , Govanhill, Glasgow. This is the first time landlords have been forced to sell because they have failed to keep their property in an … More

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Help to Buy (Scotland) Affordable New Build Scheme

If you want to buy a new build home but can’t afford the total cost, you might be able to get help through the Help to Buy (Scotland) Affordable New Build Scheme. The scheme is open to first time buyers … More

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Estate Agency – The Genuine Article

We have an excellent Estate Agency Department in our firm, who from the very point of you deciding to sell,to your moving out date will guide you through the whole selling process. It is run by Bridie Gillan with the … More

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Changes to the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT)

With effect from the 25 January 2019 certain changes in the rates and thresholds of LBTT took place. These apply to: Transactions where Additional Dwelling Supplement (ADS) is payable Non residential property transactions where a lump sum changes hands ( … More

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Glasgow and Edinburgh House Prices Rise Faster than Other UK Cities Outside London

The two largest cities in Scotland have both seen an average price growth of at least 9% in 2018- more than double the UK average according to recent data from HouseSimple. Property prices in Glasgow have increased by 9.1% from … More

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Grounds for Eviction for Private Residential Tenancy Tenants

At the end of 2017 the Private Residential Tenancy or PTR replaced the old residential tenancy known as a short assured tenancy or SAT in Scotland. One of the defined intentions of the new PRT is to offer tenants greater … More

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A Loan for Self-Build Homes is Now Available

The Scottish Government have announced a new loan available for people who want to build their own homes. After a successful pilot scheme run in the Highlands, the £4million fund is now open for applications from eligible city or rural … More

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The Letting Agent Code of Practice (Scotland) Regulations 2016

From the 31 January 2018 anyone undertaking residential letting agency work in Scotland must ensure that their service delivery is compliant with The Letting Agent Code of Practice (Scotland) Regulations 2016. The Code sets out the standards of practice which … More

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Beware of online Home Report Scams

Beware of online Home Report Scams DM Hall one of Scotland’s largest independent firms of Chartered Surveyors has issued a warning to people selling their houses in Scotland to be guarded and cautious of internet based offers of cut price … More

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