Should Help to Buy be Here to Stay?

In 2013 the Scottish Government introduced the Help to Buy Scheme. From its inception until the end of March 2018 the Scheme has assisted in the purchase of 12,800 new build properties, at a cost of around £436 million. The … More

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Technology is useful but the Human Element is Key

I don’t want to show my age but when I was trying to buy my first flat I looked every week in the Glasgow Herald where properties for sale were advertised. I think Tuesday may have been property day but … More

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Purchasing Property in Scotland – Step by Step Guide

With the right advice buying a property in Scotland need not be stressful. Our conveyancers can guide you through the process. They know the local property market inside out and will make sure you get the best possible deal on … More

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May 2019 – Standard Missives or “Language is difficult to put into words”

A purchase and sale of a flat or house requires a written contract. Such contracts will usually have an extensive array of clauses but many of these are common to virtually all such sales and purchases.  So, the solicitor profession … More

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The Bank of Mum and Dad – A Loan or a Gift?

The Bank of Mum and Dad is now a well coined phrase. According to an article in the Telegraph on 28 August 2018 on average parents spend around £18,000 supporting children, helping them get on the property ladder, buying a … More

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