Why is our Estate Agency Department so Good?

As with all estate agents we will of course , write the sales text, take photos, list your property on the internet, arrange viewings and report to you on offers received but there are plenty estate agents on the high … More

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Should Short Term Lets Be Regulated ?

There is a growing trend for people holidaying in the homes of others. This has provoked much debate. In response, a Short Term Lets Delivery Group was set up to look at the positive and negative impacts of short term … More

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Parents Buying Property for Their Children

Some children are lucky enough that their parents are in a financial position to buy them a property, for example while they are at university. But parents have to carefully consider their options when purchasing such a home, which will … More

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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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