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House purchases hit by CHAPS payment system glitch

Published 1 day ago

House purchases faced delays due to a technical glitch in the Bank of England’s crucial CHAPS payment system.

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Knight Property Group signs Langlands Commercial Park lease with Briggs Equipment

Published 2 days ago

Knight Property Group has completed phase three of its £20 million speculative development in East Kilbride, inked a multi-year lease with engineering services and asset management specialist Briggs Equipment.

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Easdale brothers expand property portfolio with EE building in Greenock

Published 2 days ago

Scottish businessmen brothers Sandy and James Easdale have acquired the c. 60,000 sq ft EE contact centre in Greenock for a seven-figure sum.

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Falkirk Council becomes first to use Ownerless Property Transfer Scheme

Published 2 days ago

Falkirk Council has become the first local authority to benefit from a new scheme that aims to make it easier for councils, public bodies, and community groups in Scotland to transform neglected and ownerless buildings for local benefit.

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King’s Speech: Renters’ rights, planning reform and GB Energy take centre stage

Published 2 days ago

A new Renters’ Rights Bill to improve the rights of tenants who are renting in the private rented sector, including ending no fault evictions, and a Planning and Infrastructure Bill to reform planning and accelerate the delivery of infrastructure and housing were outlined in the King’s Speech yesterday.

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Average house prices topped £191,000 in May

Published 3 days ago

The average price of a property in Scotland in May 2024 was £191,000, an increase of 2.5% when compared to May 2023, the latest provisional statistics from the UK House Price Index (HPI) have shown today.

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ESPC to host free ‘buy-to-let’ webinar for aspiring investors and landlords

Published 4 days ago

ESPC has announced a free Buy-To-Let webinar on Thursday 25 July, targeted at aspiring property investors and current landlords.

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Scottish Enterprise launches £35m manufacturing property challenge

Published 5 days ago

Scottish Enterprise has launched a £35 million Manufacturing Property Challenge Programme for prospective developers of manufacturing property to create 1 million sq ft of new industrial space to increase innovation and Scotland’s attractiveness to inward investors.

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Savills: £300bn investment required to meet future private rental growth

Published 5 days ago

A total of £300 billion is needed to deliver the additional million homes in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) required to meet the future household growth requirements by 2031, Savills has warned.

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Edinburgh office regears outpace new leases amidst limited supply

Published 1 week ago

More Edinburgh occupiers decided to “stay put” rather than taking new office space during the second quarter of 2024, with regears outpacing new leases, according to figures from Knight Frank.

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Edinburgh’s appeal attracts major investment interest

Published 1 week ago

Investor research from Lismore Real Estate Advisors has revealed that 90% of investors would consider investing in Edinburgh over the second half of 2024.

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RICS: Surveyors optimistic for house sales despite fall off in new buyer demand

Published 1 week ago

Home sales in Scotland are expected to rise over the next three months despite a falloff in new buyer enquiries during June, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey.

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Knight Frank: First half Scottish commercial property investment dips 19% to £750m

Published 1 week ago

Investment in Scottish commercial property dipped during the first six months of 2024, as uncertainty over interest rates caused investors to take a pause for thought in Q2, according to new figures from Knight Frank.

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Knight Frank: Aberdeen commercial property attracts £181m during H1 2024

Published 2 weeks ago

Aberdeen’s commercial property market has received significant inflows in the first half of 2024, reaching its highest investment level since 2018, according to Knight Frank.

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DJ Alexander acquires Sandstone UK Property Management Solutions

Published 2 weeks ago

Scottish estate and letting agency DJ Alexander has acquired Sandstone UK Property Management Solutions Ltd which trades as Sandstone Management.

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