Will the Land and Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) make houses more affordable than Stamp Duty?

March 03, 2015

In Buying a house, Property news By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

In the Chancellor’s budget statement towards the end of last year, he announced a change to stamp duty land tax (SDLT) effective from 4th December 2014. Before the announcement, SDLT was charged at a single rate for the entire price of a property. Since 4th December SDLT is charged at increasing rates for each portion or band of the price.

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What should you look for in a home report? Ten things for buyers to check

February 24, 2015

In Buying a house By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

What exactly should you look for in a Home Report? We have identified 10 things that a buyer should look out for when going through a Home Report.

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Changes to property tax boosts Scottish housing market, according to RICS

February 18, 2015

In Buying a house, Property news By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

News from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors that Scotland’s housing market strengthened during January has certainly backed up what has been happening in the Aberdeen and NE market.

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House prices in North East outpacing Scotland and UK growth

February 11, 2015

In Buying a house, Property news By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

Aberdeen homeowners have seen the value of their home increase by 9.2 per cent over the past year, our latest house price report has found.

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ASPC Delivers All You Need to Know on the Aberdeen Property Scene

February 05, 2015

In Buying a house, Property news By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

ASPC was the first Solicitors Property Centre to launch anywhere in the UK and for the past 45 years we have provided an exemplary service to home buyers and sellers throughout Aberdeen and the North East.

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