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Blog and latest news from our solicitors based in Glasgow, Scotland. Call us to find out how we can help you.

Government advice in connection with moving home

Notwithstanding the further restrictions imposed earlier this week, you are still allowed to move home.  However, the process of finding and moving into a new home is likely to be different, as all of those involved in the process will need to adapt practices and procedures.

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The Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic for First-time Buyers

If you were considering buying your first home before the coronavirus pandemic, we understand you may feel confused and unnerved at the prospect of starting your search again. With cautious lenders and many buyers and sellers dealing with a change of circumstance, buying conditions will likely be more difficult as we move out of lockdown.

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Number of prospective buyers surges

The number of house hunters as soared since the lockdown restrictions have been lifted and since the announcement with regard to Land & Building Transaction Tax relief. Whilst this applies throughout the UK a recent analysis of data provided by Countrywide shows that the increase in buyer interest has been greatest in Scotland, and across all prices, the number of buyers registering interest in properties has increased by 77%. The data also shows that throughout the UK about 30% of all sales are ending in competitive bidding with three or more prospective buyers and again, the place with the highest number of bidders is Scotland.

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Tax cut for Scottish homebuyers starts this week: Update

We had promised in Friday’s blog to update you as soon as there was further news in connection with the tax for Scottish homebuyers.  It has now been announced that the changes referred to in our previous blog will begin on Wednesday 15th July and remain in place until 31st March 2021. 

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Tax cut announced for Scottish Homebuyers

The Scottish Finance Secretary, Kate Forbes, yesterday announced a temporary cut to the Land and Building Transaction Tax charged on house purchases and extra support for first-time buyers.

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Latest News

24 June 2022
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 We have tried to update our clients on trends in the Scottish property market, and for the last two years have been reporting on prices rising and rising – today’s report is no different! It has just been announced that Scotland could see prope...
18 May 2022
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House prices have risen to a record high in Scotland. Recent research by Halifax bank has revealed that the typical house in Scotland in April 2022 was priced at £196,471, and if inflation continues at the present rate, prices could re...
05 April 2022
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Demand for homes has more than doubled in parts of Scotland over the past year. Fresh data reveals the most sought after locations amid reports that buyers are paying up to 40% over the asking price. According to an analysis by Right Move, Scotland’s...
29 March 2022
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Mortgage data has shown that buyers save around £1400 a year compared to renters. The data from Halifax suggests that buyers save £115 a month on average on housing costs if they can afford to get on the property ladder. The survey compared the typic...
03 February 2022
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Figures from Nationwide Building Society show house price growth hit 11.2 percent in January, with this marking the strongest opening month to a year since 2005. The year on year pace of growth was faster than the 10.4% seen in December and the stron...
24 January 2022
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The office for National Statistics figures show that UK House prices jumped by 10% in the year 2021. In Scotland alone the average house price jumped by 11.4% and they have now hit a record high of £183,000. Contact our Property Lawyers Glasgow, Scot...

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