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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.
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
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.
The Trump Organisation to Build 500 New Homes at Trump International
August 28, 2018
While the initial Golf Links proposal caused considerable controversy and aroused strong feelings on both sides of the debate, the plans for housing development are to be welcomed as an additional opportunity to bring economic benefit to the area.