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New Skye homes set to be available for priority buyers

Published 9 months ago

A new development of homes in Broadford on the Isle of Skye is set to be launched for private sale through a Priority Purchase Scheme.

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Council tax legislation for second homes makes progress

Published 9 months ago

Legislation that will allow local authorities to charge a premium of up to 100% on council tax for second homes under legislation with the aim of increasing the availability of housing has passed the consultation stage.

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DJ Alexander: Private rental prices continue to rise in Scotland

Published 9 months ago

Private rental prices in Scotland have surged by 5.7% year-on-year to July 2023, according to the latest analysis by DJ Alexander Ltd.

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ESPC: Average property selling prices decline as market cools

Published 9 months ago

The Scottish property market has shown signs of cooling as average property selling prices across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders showed a 2.8% year-on-year drop during June-August 2023 to £286,560, according to the latest ESPC House Price Report.

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Knight Property Group secures further Aberdeen west end office letting

Published 9 months ago

Knight Property Group has secured a further new tenant at 1 St Swithin Row, in the heart of Aberdeen’s prestigious west end.

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Glasgow sees rising appeal as UK real estate investment city

Published 9 months ago

A report released by international law firm CMS has shown that Glasgow’s commercial real estate market has maintained a steady upward increase in its appeal to investors. Scotland’s biggest city is also closing the gap against other major UK cities as a place for real estate investment.

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Corum reports 10% rise in viewings in Glasgow’s ‘thriving’ property market

Published 9 months ago

Despite concerns over the Bank of England’s recent hike in base interest rates to a 15-year peak of 5.25%, Glasgow’s property market has remained “robust and thriving”, according to Scottish estate agents Corum.

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Cost of living crisis sees home buyers downsize and rent out rooms

Published 9 months ago

Home buyers in Scotland are sharpening their focus on their income long term when shaping the criteria for their first or next home due to the cost-of-living crisis, a new report from Barratt Developments has found.

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In Pictures: Glasgow approves vision and delivery plan for city centre’s ‘Golden Z’

Published 9 months ago

Plans to regenerate derelict gap sites on Glasgow’s main shopping streets have been detailed in a new plan for the so-called ‘Golden Z’ area of the city.

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Call for relaxed planning rules around heat pumps and solar panels

Published 9 months ago

The Existing Homes Alliance has called on the Scottish Government to adopt proposed planning changes to make it easier for homeowners and landlords in Scotland to switch to clean energy systems.

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Hardies and Shepherd move into larger Glasgow premises

Published 9 months ago

Significant growth in activity throughout the West of Scotland has prompted sister companies Hardies Property & Construction Consultants and Shepherd Chartered Surveyors to relocate to larger office premises in the heart of Glasgow city centre.

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Christie & Co brings defunct Le Chardon d’Or restaurant premises to market

Published 9 months ago

On behalf of the joint administrators, Alistair McAlinden and Blair Nimmo, property firm Christie & Co has brought to market the former premises of Le Chardon d’Or Limited, which previously operated as a fine dining restaurant in Glasgow.

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House buyers giving home report values more focus

Published 9 months ago

The Scottish property market has been impacted by stubborn inflation and increased borrowing costs, leading to heightened emphasis on home report values for prospective buyers, as per insights from Shepherd Chartered Surveyors.

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‘Bank of Family’ to provide £8.1bn in aid to first-time buyers during 2023

Published 9 months ago

The rise in reliance on familial financial support in the UK housing market has hit record levels, with new research revealing that the so-called ‘Bank of Family’ is anticipated to facilitate over 318,000 property transactions with support worth around £8.1 billion in 2023.

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Rettie & Co introduces new rural asset management division

Published 9 months ago

Edinburgh-based full-service property firm Rettie & Co has unveiled its new rural asset management division, consolidating its rural, estate, and farm offerings under a unified banner.

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