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ASPC reports uptick in Aberdeen property market

Published 2 days ago

Figures from Aberdeen Solicitors Property Centre (ASPC) show that the number of properties for sale during the first quarter of 2024 has risen 10% on last year.

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Govan Housing Association transfers factoring and property management services to new social enterprise

Published 2 days ago

Govan Housing Group’s newest subsidiary, the Water Row Company, has welcomed more than 800 new customers as responsibilities for factoring and property management services transition to its newly established social enterprise from Govan Housing Association.

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OCS secures seven-year facilities management deal with SCTS and COPFS

Published 6 days ago

Facilities management company OCS has secured a seven-year contract (with options for the clients to extend for up to another two years) to provide total facilities management services to the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service and the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.

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Call for VAT cut on energy efficiency measures in private homes

Published 6 days ago

The UK Government should cut VAT on energy efficiency measures in private homes to encourage owners to make their properties greener and help drive the nation towards net zero, the founder of a home improvements company has said.

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House prices continue to increase with average 5.6% annual jump in February

Published 1 week ago

The average price of a property in Scotland in February 2024 was £188,000, an increase of 5.6% when compared to February 2023, the latest provisional statistics from the UK House Price Index (HPI) have shown.

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Cairn Group appoints new joint managing directors in restructure

Published 1 week ago

Cairn Group, estate agency and letting firm serving Scotland’s central belt, from Edinburgh to Glasgow, has undergone a significant management restructure.

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RICS: Number of homes going up for sale in Scotland increases at strongest rate in three-and-a-half years

Published 1 week ago

The number of homes coming onto the market for sale in Scotland increased at its strongest rate in three-and-a-half years in March according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey.

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Lismore: Positive outlook for Scottish commercial property as deals top £430m

Published 2 weeks ago

Indicating a positive start to the year for Scotland’s commercial property market, Q1 2024 transaction volumes grew 33% year-on-year to £431 million.

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Knight Frank: Scotland’s commercial property market bounces back in first quarter

Published 2 weeks ago

Investment in Scotland’s commercial property market has experienced a notable rebound during Q1, as inflation comes under control and a cut to interest rates looks more likely, according to analysis from Knight Frank.

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Cost of HMP Highland quadruples to £209m

Published 2 weeks ago

A new prison for the Highlands is to arrive six years late and cost more than four times its original estimate.

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Holyrood committee seeks views on Land Reform Bill

Published 2 weeks ago

Holyrood’s Net Zero, Energy & Transport Committee has launched a call for views to support its scrutiny of the Scottish government’s Land Reform Bill.

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Ceteris adds £2 million Falkirk Business Hub to portfolio

Published 2 weeks ago

Forth Valley-based commercial landlord and business support specialist, Ceteris Scotland Ltd, has expanded its property portfolio by acquiring the Falkirk Business Hub for £2 million.

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Edinburgh property market stable in Q1 2024

Published 2 weeks ago

Property prices remained steady across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders in the first quarter of 2024, while some hotspots saw significant increases, according to ESPC.

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Hanover Scotland to withdraw from factoring and focus on social landlord activities

Published 3 weeks ago

Hanover Scotland is to withdraw from property factoring as part of a decision to focus on its delivery of vital social housing throughout Scotland.

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Knight Frank secures new office in Aberdeen’s west end

Published 3 weeks ago

Knight Frank has become the first tenant to secure office space in a newly refurbished west-end building in Aberdeen.

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