Chat with us, powered by LiveChat
COVID-19 - We are open for business and here to help ->
Call now on 0141 552 9193
City Centre:
Cambuslang:
Baillieston:
Muirhead:
...

Glasgow Solicitors Blog from The GLP

Contact us for expert legal advice. Speak to a solicitor today.

Overseas buyers investing in Scotland properties

Over 24,000 properties in Scotland are owned by individuals and companies based overseas, with American owners representing the largest group of buyers based abroad. Research from the Registrars of Scotland shows that those based in Hong Kong and the United Arab Emirates are the next biggest overseas buyers.

Continue reading
  1114 Hits
1114 Hits

Ownership of second homes in Scotland halves

The number of second homes in Scotland has nearly halved in the last six years, according to recent figures. Those involved in the Scottish property market are suggesting that higher taxes on additional properties and general economic uncertainty have combined to reduce demand, with the total number of properties listed officially as second homes down from more than 40,000 in 2012 to less than 25,000 in 2018.

Continue reading
  523 Hits
523 Hits

What are Scotland's most and least affordable cities?

The average house price in Scottish cities has increased by 3.7 per cent in a year, from 2017’s figure of £190,250 to £197,308 in 2018, according to recent research.

Continue reading
  731 Hits
731 Hits

Scotland's average house prices rise 6%

In the 12 months to November 2018, house prices in Scotland rose by 6%, with the average cost of a home hitting a new peak average of £186,142, according to data from Your Move index.

Continue reading
  720 Hits
720 Hits

Scotland cities have UK's best and worst annual rental growth

According to buy-to-let lender Landbay, the UK’s annual rental growth is highest in Edinburgh, with the average rent at £1,073, an increase of 4.63% in 2018. Landbay’s national review confirmed that Nottingham closely followed Scotland’s capital with rent rising by 4.62% (£688) in the past year.

Continue reading
  703 Hits
703 Hits

1,600 Homes Approved for Development in Leith

Edinburgh City Council has approved housing development firm, Forth Ports' plans for a huge 1,600 home development at Western Harbour in Leith after revisions were made to their original design framework.

Continue reading
  726 Hits
726 Hits

Scottish Government promises £7bn building investment

In her 2018/19 Programme for Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has promised £7,000,000,000 worth of investment into new building projects throughout the country.

Continue reading
  554 Hits
554 Hits

Scottish Property Federation Report Demonstrates Big Changes in Commercial Markets

In August, the Scottish Property Federation published its second quarterly report for 2018. The report bears a mixture of good and bad news for commercial property buyers and sellers.

Continue reading
  702 Hits
702 Hits

New Report Proposes Solution to Scotland's Derelict Property Problem

The Scottish Land Commission published a report in August which suggested that local authorities should be given the power to issue Compulsory Sales Orders (CSOs) to the owners of empty or dilapidated properties. These CSOs could be used to force owners to sell derelict properties at open auction.

Continue reading
  803 Hits
803 Hits

Government commits £47.5 million to new mid-market rent scheme

In June 2018, the Scottish Government announced that it would be expanding its efforts to introduce mid-market rent schemes across Scotland as part of its ‘More Homes Scotland’ approach. This is a set of new policies and procedures which are designed to ensure that everyone in Scotland has an affordable, good-quality home. As part of this endeavour, the Government has given a loan of £47.5 million to a regeneration group called Places for People (PfP), which will use this money to build new mid-market rent homes across the country.

Continue reading
  722 Hits
722 Hits

Contact us now on
01415529193
for a free consultation.

Contact us

Please add a value for .
Please add a value for .
Please add a value for .
is not a valid e-mail address.
Please add a value for .
Invalid captcha