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Landlords Reveal Plans to Sell Properties

Plans by landlords to sell their properties could lead to a sharp increase in the number of homes suitable for first-time buyers coming onto the market. 

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Remortgages in Scotland Reach Seven Year High

The number of remortgages taken out by homeowners in Scotland reached 8,700 in the first quarter of this year, which is a 6.1% increase over the same period last year, new figures from UK Finance have revealed. The £1.07bn of remortgaging in the first quarter was 9.2% more year-on-year. 

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Mortgages More Affordable in Scotland than Rest of UK

New research by Bank of Scotland has revealed that homeowners in Scotland pay a fifth (20%) of their disposable income towards their mortgage each month. This proportion has almost halved compared to 2007. 

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Property Sales Expected to Increase in Scotland

The latest UK Residential Market Survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has revealed that housing market activity in Scotland was generally flat in February, as a shortage of properties becoming available for sale continued to result in an increasing number of potential new buyers being thwarted. 

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Government Launches Land and Buildings Transaction Tax Consultation

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on first-time buyer relief from Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT), which it previously announced in the draft Scottish Budget 2018/19. 

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Latest News

14 June 2018
Estate Agency
Plans by landlords to sell their properties could lead to a sharp increase in the number of homes suitable for first-time buyers coming onto the market. ...
28 May 2018
Estate Agency
The number of remortgages taken out by homeowners in Scotland reached 8,700 in the first quarter of this year, which is a 6.1% increase over the same period last year, new figures from UK Finance have revealed. The £1.07bn of remortgaging in the firs...
18 May 2018
Family Law
On 17th May the UK’s Supreme Court heard the case of Owens v Owens, a contested divorce case that has been brought to the Supreme Court on appeal from the Court of Appeal of England and Wales. ...
08 May 2018
Commercial
Many small firms are being put at risk by the poor payments practices that exist within public sector supply chains. ...
18 April 2018
Family Law
The European Court of Human Rights has recently given its ruling in an interesting case concerning a man’s right to contest the paternity of a child. ...
15 April 2018
Commercial
New figures released by UK Finance have revealed a 5% increase in invoice finance and asset-based lending in 2017, taking the total to £23.4 billion at the end of the year. The number of clients using this form of business funding remained stable at ...

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