Buying a house in Scotland - Part Four: Closing dates

February 17, 2016

In Buying a house By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

Unfairly regarded by some as the devil’s work, lawyers’ skulduggery, a scam or some other pejorative term, closing dates have long been used by Scottish solicitors as the means to afford fair play in house sales. It is important to state, at the outset, that many alternatives have been tried and none have succeeded in finding a better way.

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What does the City Deal mean for Aberdeen?

February 10, 2016

In North East News By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

An extra £504m of funding was promised to the north east of Scotland in January, as part of a 10 year plan to improve infrastructure in the region and attract more jobs.

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Preparing your home for professional photographs

February 03, 2016

In Buying a house, Homes and Gardens, Guest bloggers By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

Gary Small of First Photographics, Kintore gives useful advice to property sellers on preparing your house for the visit of a photographer.

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Aberdeen house prices sees smaller decrease than Scottish average in Q4 of 2015

January 27, 2016

In Property news By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

Winter is always the slowest time for the housing market and Q4 of 2015 was no different as our latest figures have shown

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Old Aberdeen Community Council to oppose student flat plans: is there too much student accommodation in Aberdeen?

January 20, 2016

In North East News By John MacRae, Chairman of ASPC

Old Aberdeen Community Council is set to oppose plans for new student accommodation on a site currently occupied by a First Bus depot and bus park in light of suggestions that there is too much student accommodation in the city.

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