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Financing a student can be an education in itself!

Thousands of young men and women have, over the last few weeks, embarked upon new lives as students across Scotland.  For parents not only is it a potentially “difficult” time as their youngsters “fly the coop” but it can also be a great financial burden on the family budget.  Not... Read more

Financing a student can be an education in itself!

Thousands of young men and women have, over the last few weeks, embarked upon new lives as students across Scotland.  For parents not only is it a potentially “difficult” time as their youngsters “fly the coop” but it can also be a great financial burden on the family budget.  Not... Read more

“My how things have changed! - or have they?”

“My how things have changed!  - or have they?” Read more

From recession to recovery?

Since the beginning of 2013 we have seen a significant uplift in both the number of property viewers, and perhaps more significantly, in the number of purchasers who are actually in a position to commit to a contract. Read more

Enter with caution!

Unmarried couples must be aware of a lack of rights when buying homes or moving in together, says Pat Gray. Read more

Thinking of becoming a private landlord?

There may be a variety of reasons why you are thinking of becoming a private landlord or you may already be a landlord but are dissatisfied with the service you are receiving from your existing letting agent. Read more

To Have and to Hold - A Word of Caution

Buying as a couple for the very first time is incredibly exciting yet with only a very small percentage of couples in Scotland in civil partnerships and fewer couples getting married than ever before, a number of things should be considered by potential co-habitees when looking to purchase a home together. Read more

Til Death Do us Part?

Increasing numbers of individuals throughout Scotland are now choosing to live together rather than get married.  Many couples living together actually own property but a much smaller percentage own their home jointly. Read more

Land and Buildings Transaction Tax – New Scottish Tax Explained

Having acquired the power to introduce devolved taxes, the Scottish Parliament has now introduced two new taxes, one of them being Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT). It replaces Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and will be administered by a new tax authority – Revenue Scotland. Read more
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New Year's Resolution?

2022 offered some interesting debate about sole director companies which had chosen to implement the Model Articles and how (or whether) certain provisions of the Model Articles applied (or not).

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