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Are things finally "on the up"?

The trees are out, the sky is blue and spring is well and truly upon us. Further cheering news has recently appeared in the form of a release by the ASPC which has been compiled by the Centre for Real Estate Research at the University of Aberdeen Business School, which... Read more

Latest ASPC results

The recent publication of the statistics for the fourth quarter of 2021 (produced by the ASPC in conjunction with the University of Aberdeen Business School, Centre for Real Estate Research) provides an interesting insight into market activity during the last quarter. The main points of note are as follows: Read more

New Trainee Appointments

Mackinnons Solicitors LLP are delighted to announce the appointment of two new Trainee Solicitors within their Carden Place office. Read more

Fire and Smoke Alarms – The Law in Scotland

The law setting out tolerable standards for homes in Scotland is changing. From 1st February 2022 each home in Scotland, whether privately owned or rented, must be fitted with interlinked fire alarms. The changes are as a result of the Grenfell Tower tragedy in 2017. Read more

Property Round-up of 2021

2021 started with a lock down. Thankfully, not an enforced shut down of the property market as we experienced in 2019. Nevertheless, we were facing yet more uncertainty at the beginning of the year as to how our local housing market would perform. Read more

New Appointments to Mackinnons Property Team

The autumn months have seen a busy “transfer” window at Mackinnons property with five new faces coming on board – reflecting on how busy 2021 has been and how we plan to further develop and deliver well-managed property legal and estate agency services looking forward. Read more

Promotions at Mackinnons

Following upon the recent appointment to the private client/property team of Pamela Bursill and Gregor Sim, Mackinnons are delighted to announce promotions in other areas of the firm. Read more

Cautious optimism returning to the market?

The Aberdeen Solicitors' Property Centre has published the latest statistics for the third quarter of 2021 relating to the Aberdeen Housing Market. An encouraging read as we head into the darker winter months, the report details a steady improvement on previous years, with market conditions slowly becoming more favourable to sellers. Read more

End of an Era

After 50 years of distinguished legal service within the profession, Denis Yule, solicitor with Mackinnons Solicitors LLP has decided to fully retire. Read more

People of Significant Control – Part 3

This third and final instalment shall consider PSC conditions 4 and 5.  Generally speaking, PSC conditions 4 and 5 shall only be considered if the first 3 do not apply.   Read more
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Latest ASPC results

The recent publication of the statistics for the fourth quarter of 2021 (produced by the ASPC in conjunction with the University of Aberdeen Business School, Centre for Real Estate Research) provides an interesting insight into market activity during the last quarter.

Read More
New Trainee Appointments

Mackinnons Solicitors LLP are delighted to announce the appointment of two new Trainee Solicitors within their Carden Place office.

Read More