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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.
What Turns Off Potential Home Buyers?
September 11, 2018
Opening your home to inspecting strangers can seem like a daunting experience for many sellers. By considering what viewers are expecting and avoiding some common turn-offs, you can ensure that your property has the best chance of impressing on the market.
Setting the Scene with Budget Friendly Staging Ideas
September 06, 2018
Staging a house doesn’t have to be a time consuming or expensive process. While it’s very important to appeal to many people’s tastes and expectations, this crucial step can be an exciting and successful part of the selling journey.
Three Properties with Converted Attics
July 31, 2018
Attics are often an overlooked space in many family homes, yet attic conversions are one of the best ways to add value to your property in a cost-effective manner. Alternatively, if you’re not looking to sell in the near future, utilising your attic for a home-based business or growing family needs is sure to increase the functionality of your home.