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How to stand out on ASPC - for all the right reasons
April 12, 2021
Buying a new house is extremely exciting, there’s no denying that it’s not. But when you are looking to move up the property ladder, it’s important that you take time to consider the process of selling your home and create a plan before you start looking for your dream new home.
5 Homes Perfect for Hosting Family Over the Christmas Holidays
December 11, 2020
Recent updates from the government confirmed that coronavirus restrictions will be relaxed over the Christmas period across the UK. Knowing that we can now spend time with some of our loved ones around the festive period, we decided to round up five homes perfect for hosting the family over the Christmas holidays.
Ask the Expert Roundup: Covid-19 and the North East Property Market
December 02, 2020
Last week, we hosted our first ever virtual “Ask the Expert” event. With an expert panel assembled from the local property sector, the focus for this event was on answering burning questions from members of the public around Covid-19 and the North East property market.
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
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.