West Property Blog

Here you will find a wealth of information, news and updates on what’s happening in the Scottish property sector. Check out our market updates, useful guide, legal updates, legislation changes and much more!

Second-steppers 'still need Bank of Mum and Dad' Copy

Property Buyers Guide

Looking at buying your first home, moving to a bigger place or relocation to our lovely part of

Second-steppers 'still need Bank of Mum and Dad' Copy

The Seasons of Selling Property

Everyone has an opinion about the best time of year for selling a property, but the truth is, a

Minimum Energy Efficiency Ratings in Scotland? 1

Calls for greater energy efficiency regulation in

  In an effort to battle fuel poverty as well as climate change, the Scottish Governmen

A Guide to HMO Regulations

Five tips for keeping tenants

Landlords know that it's always better to have tenants in your property. Every time you have to

Buying Guide

The Impact of LBTT in Scotland

Scottish Government’s LBTT revenue has fallen, with residential property revenue significantl

Landlords - Know the risks

Second-steppers ‘still need Bank of Mum and

While it has always been common for parents to help their children out financially with their f

A Guide to HMO Regulations

More first time homebuyers are getting on the prop

According to a new report from residential chartered surveyors e.surv, the number of first time

Fire Safety in Rented Properties

Fire Safety in Rented Properties

Fires can have a devastating effect on the lives of people and results in around 50 deaths and

The importance of move-out inspections

The importance of move-out inspections

When a tenant moves out, your first thought will probably be getting someone else in the proper

Tax Changes for Landlords

Tax Changes for Landlords

From 6th April 2017, the new tax changes will restrict relief for finance costs on residential

A Guide to HMO Regulations

New residential tenancy reform in Scotland

Landlords will need to take note as new residential tenancy reform in Scotland is set to come

Minimum Energy Efficiency Ratings in Scotland? 1

Minimum Energy Efficiency Ratings in Scotland?

Published on April 7th, proposals outlined ways to ensure that all privately rented homes in Sc

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