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Gifting Bricks and Mortars - do take care

Transferring a flat or a house for anything less than its worth, or for no payment at all, is known as a transfer at “undervalue”, e.g. if a grandfather sells his house to his grandson at £200,000 when the property is worth £450,000 then he will have “gifted” part in... Read more

Celebrating 21 years in Cults

It is scarcely credible that this summer will see twenty one years having passed since the firm of Mackinnons first purchased the old TSB Bank and the bank manager’s flat at 377/379 North Deeside Road, Cults. Read more

New Staff Announcement

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jane Merson  as an Associate Solicitor working in our property/private client department.  Jane, who joins us from the firm Raeburn Christie Clarke & Wallace, will work between both Cults and Aboyne branches where she will carry out legal work for clients, both... Read more

Housing Market Review April/May 2018

Whilst statistics can never be ignored, figures released by Aberdeen Solicitors Property Centre in the last few days would have us believe that this has been a disappointing first quarter in the City. Read more

New Code of Practice for Letting Agents

The end of 2017 saw massive changes in the Scottish private rented sector with the introduction of the new Private Residential Tenancy Agreement which has been received with mixed reviews, depending on whether you are a landlord or a tenant.  Although the new PRT is a lengthy document it does... Read more

Are we on the road to recovery?

Figures just released from Aberdeen Solicitors Property Centre give rise to “guarded optimism” for the housing market in Aberdeen and the North East. Read more

Selecting a suitable property for the Aberdeen rental market

The Granite City’s residential property market may not be booming for home sellers – but for those seeking to invest in rental property current conditions can provide excellent opportunities. Read more

Private Residential Tenancies

The 1st December 2017 will see the launch of the long awaited Private Residential Tenancy (PRT), a “model” tenancy agreement created by the Scottish Government.   Read more

Our Summer Property Market - are things really “on the up”?

Statistics released this week by Aberdeen Solicitors Property Centre indicate that there are encouraging signs coming through in the second quarter figures for the Aberdeen area housing market. Read more
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Legal Rights - Update

  Under Scots law, a surviving spouse, civil partner and children are entitled to certain legal rights when an individual dies with (testate) or without (intestate) a will.

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