The energy team at Scottish independent chartered surveyors DM Hall has secured a brief from Link Group to undertake energy performance assessments across six of its Scotland-based commercial properties. Link Group comprises a number of award-winning social enterprise companies which serve more than
Scottish independent firm of chartered surveyors DM Hall has renewed its formal link with the Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers (ASSC) and has now been accredited as one of its “partners for business”. As such, the 125-year-old Scotland-wide firm will continue to act as ASSC&
A 0.69-acre residential building plot with full planning permission and building warrant for the erection of a one-and-a-half-storey 4-bedroom home at The Old Mill, Bleachfield, Huntly AB54 4QX, is being marketed by Baird Lumsden, the rural property arm of DM Hall at offers over £90,000. The p
DM Hall property expert Calum Allmond believes it's time for a fresh look at the many ways an Energy Performance Certificate can be beneficial to property owners. In the same way that Home Reports have become an accepted part of the residential property market so have Energy Performance Certificates
Calum Allmond: Failing to seek permission for structural home improvements can prove to be a costly mistake when the time comes to sell
Calum Allmond, associate and head of architectural services at DM Hall, discusses the building warrants and permissions needed for home improvements in Scotland. Scotland’s housing market continues to boom with prices reaching unprecedented levels, so perhaps this is a good time to put your ho
DM Hall is inviting offers for an 8.47-acre residential development site with planning for 24 homes in Garelochhead.
New buyer enquiries in Scotland’s housing market are not yet translating into increased sales activity due to the lack of supply of properties to the market, according to the latest RICS Residential Market Survey. A net balance of 29% of respondents in Scotland said that there was an increase
Calum Allmond: As Edinburgh tightens net on short-term lets, what are the options for property owners and landlords?
Calum Allmond, head of architectural services at DM Hall Chartered Surveyor, discusses the options available to Edinburgh landlords in light of the increased restrictions on short-term letting. It was always on the cards that if restrictions were to be introduced on short-term letting in Scotland, E
Jennifer Campbell, head of estate agency at Baird Lumsden, the rural property arm of DM Hall Chartered Surveyors, has issued an urgent appeal to rural landlords to become involved in the consultation process which has just begun into the Scottish Government’s proposed New Deal for Tenants. Ms
The construction of 36 affordable flats with associated car parking at the site of an annexe of the former Bellahouston Academy in south west Glasgow has been given the green light by city planners.
Eric Curran, managing partner at DM Hall chartered surveyors, discusses the state of residential property market in Scotland. There is, I am sure, a more measured and professional way of saying this, and in more normal times I would instinctively reach for it, but the stark fact of the matter is tha
As the COVID-19 restrictions on Scotland’s housing market begin to ease, independent chartered surveying firm DM Hall has prepared a video setting the five steps for a safe survey. With a waiting list in the many hundreds of people looking to have Home Reports undertaken, the company said it i
The sector should be assured that the housing market will return at some point, as it always does, writes Eric Curran. Property professionals who have been in the front line for a long period of time tend to become slightly battle-hardened and take the view that, whatever crisis comes around th
Fifteen new homes are set to be created following the sale of a former school in Kirkintilloch to a developer for an undisclosed sum.
Surveyor Tom Laurie talks about the many, but perhaps little known, exceptions that exist for Home Reports. Home Reports, now a wholly accepted part of Scotland’s residential property landscape, celebrated their tenth anniversary late last year. But, remarkably enough, there remains a signific