What Landowners Need to Know About Section 75 Agreements

All landowners know that planning permission is required for a new house or a development but they may not be aware that before planning permission is granted, the Local Authority may ask the applicant to enter into a Section 75 … More

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The Number of Rental Properties Available in Scotland Continues to Fall

A new survey of the residential property market has revealed that the number of rental properties in Scotland has fallen even further over the last three months. Coupled with this decrease in supply is an increase in demand which is … More

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Many ‘ Empty Nesters’ Choose Not to Downsize

New research from the Bank of Scotland has revealed that about 43% of adults whose children have ‘flown the nest’ intend to remain in the family home rather than downsizing. Although most are enjoying the extra space and freedom, 25% … More

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“Project” Properties can be Popular with Homebuyers

Here at Mitchells Roberton we have a busy private client department and an active estate agency and we are used to selling a number of properties which form part of a deceased person’s estate or are being sold by a … More

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4.6% Increase in Average House Prices In Scotland

The latest publication of the UK House Price Index (UK HPI) reveals the following interesting information relating to the Scottish property market: The average house price of a property in Scotland in June 2016 was £143,282 an increase of 4.6% … More

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