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Aug
14

The Scottish Government Rental Reforms Impact the Letting Sector

In the last three months, sales of rental property have been five times that of purchases of property by landlords. Recent findings from the National Landlords Association (NLA) have shown that almost a quarter (24%) of landlords with properties in Scotland have sold between April and June 2018, but only 5% have purchased new properties.

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Feb
27

Completing the picture of who owns Scotland

Scotland can boast of having the oldest national register of land and property ownership in the world. But the General Register of Sasines, which celebrates its 400th birthday this year, is now being phased out and replaced by the modern Land Register of Scotland.

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Jul
23

Shortage of Houses Fuels Price Growth

The month of June saw further house price growth across Scotland, according to the latest UK Residential Market Survey from RICS.

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Feb
05

Scottish House Prices Continue to Rise

Scotland continued to see a rise in average house prices during the third quarter of 2014-15, according to the latest figures from Registers of Scotland (RoS).

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Jan
13

Stamp Duty Land Tax – Changes from April 2015

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From 1st April 2015 Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) will be replaced with Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT). For properties under the value of £250,000 under the new regime, the amount payable will be reduced. The table below sets out the rates for LBTT in comparison with UK Stamp Duty.

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Jul
23

Homeowners Worry about Mortgage Rate Rises

The majority of homeowners (68%) fear a rise in mortgage rates in the next 12 months, according to a recent survey by Legal & General. However, around 45% of this group don’t think rates will increase by more than 1%.

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Jul
02

End of Right to Buy

The Housing (Scotland) Bill, passed 25 June 2014 by the Scottish Parliament, will prevent the sale of 15,000 social houses over the next 10 years.

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