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Post lockdown recovery continues throughout Q3 of 2020
November 12, 2020
This latest report follows on from the severe consequences of lockdown disclosed in the previous report. The Q2 report showed a sharp drop in sales which reduced by a third, as well as a significant drop in properties coming on to the market.
Five Properties with Unique Features
October 29, 2020
Do you find yourself looking for something a little different in your search for the dream home? Whether you’re on the hunt for a new house, or just looking for inspiration, in this blog we are taking a closer look at five properties which boast some impressive unique features.
Updated Government Guidelines for moving home
October 01, 2020
On 24th September, the Scottish Government confirmed that home moves are still permitted under the new guidelines, provided they can be carried out safely. Here we look at the guidelines in a little further detail, so you can understand what they mean for you.
Ask The Expert
September 17, 2020
At ASPC, we know that buying and selling a property can be challenging. On a daily basis, we receive many questions via our social media platforms from buyers and sellers across the northeast. Last week, we asked our Instagram followers for their property-related questions and we’ve provided our answers in this blog.
Four properties benefitting from the LBTT holiday
September 03, 2020
In July, the Scottish Government increased the threshold for Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) for residential property transactions. The temporary change to the rules raises the Nil Rate Band or “threshold” for LBTT to £250,000 for residential transactions, with the intention of discontinuing the measure on 31st March 2021
Four Properties with Flexible Entertainment Spaces
August 06, 2020
Have you been missing out on socialising with family and friends throughout lockdown? With an eye on planning those long overdue catchups, in today’s blog, we take a closer look at four properties that offer excellent spaces for entertaining guests.
Follower Feature Favourites
July 23, 2020
Here at ASPC, we like to seek the opinion of our community on a variety of topics. A part of this can be seen on our social media platforms, where we host regular polls asking our followers for their input on what they prefer when it comes to features within a home.
An unforeseen effect of the Pandemic on housing transactions
July 09, 2020
An interesting question was raised by a member of the public, recently which I thought could benefit from dissemination to a wider audience, given the likelihood of the circumstances becoming more prevalent due to consequences of Coronavirus.
Five Properties which are Great for Working from Home
April 16, 2020
Many people find that the flexibility of home working carries a variety of benefits, with some citing feeling less stressed, finding it convenient for their childcare arrangements, and even enjoying being able to spend more time with their dog. However, finding the optimum space to work in isn’t always easy. Here we look at five properties on our site which would be great for working from home.