Dj Alexander

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The total stock of social housing in Scotland has increased by just 1,000 in the last 13 years according to analysis of trend data by property firm DJ Alexander Ltd. The firm has examined the official data and found that there was a total of 607,000 houses in the social housing sector in March 2007

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Scottish homeowners could lose the most financially from the Holyrood Government’s proposed introduction of rent controls according to analysis of recent studies by property firm DJ Alexander Ltd. The firm said it found that recent studies of countries where rent controls were introduced revea

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David Alexander, managing director of property firm DJ Alexander, discusses the potential setbacks of introducing rent-controlled areas in Scotland. When an economy is laid low by war, famine, pestilence or – most recently – by a global pandemic, one factor is crucial to eventual recover

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Relief for first-time buyers, which raises the nil rate band for LBTT to £175,000, has been extended, while the ceiling of the nil rate band for residential land and buildings transaction tax (LBTT) will return to £145,000 from April 1, finance secretary Kate Forbes confirmed as part of

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Property owners are shifting from short to long term letting as coronavirus hits holiday lets, according to DJ Alexander. The property management company said it has first-hand evidence of Airbnb owners moving their properties away from holiday letting to long term letting as the tourist market coll

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Proposed changes to stamp duty land tax rates and ways of charging will not address housing issues and could make things worse, a property management firm has argued.  Apropos by DJ Alexander said that the recent suggestions given by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Chancellor Sajid Javid a

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The announcement by the UK Government that they will end no fault evictions is welcome news and long overdue and follows the path that already exists in Scotland, writes David Alexander. Scotland provides a model for the future direction that the Private Rented Sector (PRS) operates in England as it

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New legislation to bring an end to costly fees imposed by landlords or letting agents in England is to come into force this summer. Speaking at the third reading of the Tenant Fees Bill in the House of Lords, Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth outlined that following royal assent, the provisions of the Tena

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A new property management portal is to be launched which aims to revolutionise the lettings industry by establishing new standards of transparency, fairness, and convenience for the benefit of both landlords and tenants. The bespoke portal, entitled apropos, has been designed and built by prope

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