2nd Coronavirus Bill made its way through the Scottish Parliament this week.
The Coronavirus (Scotland) No 2 Bill was passed on Wednesday 20 May and is likely to receive Royal Assent imminently. The Bill introduces new emergency measures and add to the changes made by the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020.Read More
Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill – land registration and the Registers of Scotland
Positive news for movers as the Register of Scotland announce 'early success' of testing after The Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill was passed. Read how the legislation impacts land registration and the Registers of Scotland.Read More
Scotland led the way in creating a fairer relationship between landlords and tenants
England and Wales are only now catching up with Scotland in ending the practice of charging administration fees to tenants and our experience demonstrates that landlords south of the border have nothing to fear.Read More
Now's the time to sell if you want a new chimney for Christmas
Some parts of Glasgow have the fastest selling times in the UK with properties going, on average, in less than a fortnight. Putting your property on the market now could see you opening your Christmas presents in your new home.Read More
Langside Halls opens its doors this weekend
You may have noticed the on-going work at Shawlands Cross over the past few months, with the old taxi rank being closed off and Langside Halls becoming more visible. Well this weekend Langside Halls will be one of the buildings opening for Doors Open Day this year.Read More
Thinking Buy to Let? Here are Top 10 Tips to help you get it right.
The Buy-to-let market can be tougher than it once was. Changes to tax on buying property investments and landlord's rental income has contributed to that, but for many people the idea of investing in property still appeals, as they trust bricks and mortar and may feel that they can add value to a home in a way they can't to an investment fund.Read More
Royal Wedding Good News for the Property Market!
We British love a royal wedding! The unifying effect of such an event as this weekend’s, in which millions of people are interested (ok, not everyone in Scotland may be overly excited of course!) usually generates a feelgood factor that spreads throughout the economy.Read More
Letting Agent Code of Practice comes into force
Recently we made you aware of the changes in legislation to the private rented sector in Scotland, with the introduction of the Private Residential Tenancy (PRT). Well today marked another significant change to the industry as the Letting Agent Code of Practice came into force and the Scottish Letting Agent Register opened for applications.Read More