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Summer Budget Tax Bombshell
The Chancellor announced tax changes in his emergency summer budget which will have a huge financial impact on many landlords and according to a recent Scottish Association of Landlords (SAL) survey, could mean that up to a third of rental businesses are no longer viable in their current form. The changes announced are as follows: – […]
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National house prices grow RICS UK Residential Market Survey reports
The horizon’s bright for property owners according to news from the latest The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors! Buyer demand has continued to increase throughout this year, and falling new instructions to sell are driving national house prices up. The findings of its survey for August 2015 were published recently and look golden. What the […]
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What you can do this Gas Safety Week
This week, September 14th – 20th is Gas Safety Week, an annual week co-ordinated and promoted by Gas Safe Register to raise awareness of gas safety and taking care of your gas appliances. Why an annual focus? Gas safety is an important part of tenant safety. Focussing on it for a week annually helps to […]
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Walking 500 miles is nothing – Scots parents are going further for their kids education
Being a parent is not cheap, this isn’t news and the premise of Santander Mortgage’s recently published research won’t surprise readers, but the figures it reveals might. Findings highlight exactly how valuable the right school has become, and what it’s costing parents. Results, published as school terms start and the number of properties available after […]
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Finding accommodation after Clearing
If you’ve just secured a University place through clearing, congratulations! Negotiating exams, waiting for results and finally accepting a place has no doubt all been tough, but you’re not quite ready for freshers week, yet. Unless you’re planning to stay at home while you study now you have to find somewhere new to stay while […]
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