What is a Single Survey?
A single survey is designed to provide buyers in Scotland with more information on the condition of a property before making an offer. It is one of the three documents included in a home report. If you are planning on advertising your house on the property market, then you must obtain a home report. This […]Read More
What You Need To Know About Property Questionnaires
There are a lot of different things to consider when you are buying or selling a property. If you are selling, then you will need to obtain a home report unless your property meets certain criteria e.g., a new build. A property questionnaire is the third document within a home report and must be completed […]Read More
What Current Housing Costs Mean For The Scottish Property Market
Whilst business in the vast majority of sectors and industries has slowed, the housing market in the UK has really bucked the trend, registering a steady increase in house prices across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. According to the ONS, average house prices in the UK increased by 8.5% in December in 2020. Average […]Read More
Living in Glasgow: A Home Seller’s Guide
You may find the process of selling your Glasgow home a little daunting, especially if you’ve never done it before. There are many important steps to be considered, and timing can be an issue, especially now with lockdown restrictions adding extra uncertainty. We’ve compiled a short guide to make sure you’re ticking all the boxes. […]Read More
The Costs of Selling Your House in Scotland
If you live in Scotland and are considering putting your house on the market, there’s certainly a lot to think about, Covid complications aside. Though your solicitor will have plenty of information for you, we’ve compiled a list of some of the costs you can anticipate when selling a property in Scotland, so you’re prepared. […]Read More
How to Find a Home Report In Scotland?
Since the introduction of home reports in Scotland in 2008, homeowners who are selling their property are now legally obliged to produce a home report to potential buyers within 9 days of them requesting one. Failure to comply with the law can result in a £500 fine and will prevent the sale from taking place. […]Read More
Selling your House: Attracting the Best Buyer
Our homes are one of our most treasured possessions. Most of us have saved up to buy one, held down jobs that we might dislike to be able to pay the mortgage, and put a life’s worth of work into making our house our own – one which works well for us and looks good […]Read More
Who needs to pay for a new Home Report?
Selling your home involves various costs and requirements. According to the UK government, the process of selling your home usually takes 2 – 3 months. If you live in the UK and want to sell your property, a crucial and compulsory requirement is obtaining a home report. A home report provides potential buyers with important […]Read More
What to Consider When Selling Your House
Selling your property and then moving can be very stressful. It can also be a very long process; 51.8% of homes are not sold within the first 10 months of being on the market. Moving and selling your home doesn’t always have to be such a long and stressful experience. We are here to try […]Read More
Top Tips to Get the Best Price for Your Property in Scotland
If you are selling a property in Scotland you want to make sure that you get the best price possible. You can choose to market your property for a fixed price or encourage bids by advertising the property as “offers above” or “offers around”. Your solicitor will advise you which is the best option. Whichever […]Read More