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Congratulations, you’ve bought the home of your dreams. A new build property with a drive way. It’s your property, so you can do anything you want with it. Right? Well, no actually. Or more accurately it depends upon your title burdens, particularly
When searching for a new home, do you find yourself drawn to, unique, charismatic, older, and characterful properties? If so, then you may find yourself falling in love with a listed building. Listed buildings enhance Scotland’s charming landscape an
The Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land (RCI) was launched on the 1 April 2022. This new register, which is managed and maintained by the Registers of Scotland, was established as a result of The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016
Purchasing your dream home sounds exciting, right? Well, it certainly is. However, the process of purchasing a property can be equally as stressful and the current competitive market has exacerbated the potential for stress. Not to mention that buying a home is one of the biggest financial commitments you will ever make.
There are various reasons why you may consider purchasing a second residential property. Maybe you are looking to invest in a buy-to-let property, or maybe you would like to have a holiday home to escape to on the weekends and during the holiday
Buying a property is typically the biggest purchase that a person makes in their life and doing it for the first time can be especially daunting and confusing. While algebra continues to be taught in schools, knowledge of the process when it comes to
Garden predators are taking root in the courts, as householders take action to fight off plant invaders that can be highly destructive and undermine property values. Japanese Knotweed is a highly invasive, aggressive and fast-growing plant which can
When a property is being sold, the Title Deeds (the documents setting out legal ownership, boundaries, rights of access etc) will be examined by the purchaser’s solicitor. The purchaser’s solicitor will want to be satisfied that the seller can transf
Some like shiny new homes. Some don’t. While everyone’s taste differs, demand for properties is so high at present that many potential buyers cannot afford to be overly picky and perhaps require to use their heads more than their hearts. If we leave
Since February 2022, all homes in Scotland are required by law to have installed interlinked smoke alarms as well as adequate Carbon Monoxide protection. The legislation was introduced in response to the Grenfell Tower disaster and applies to all hom

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