The business model used by most large UK private housebuilders cannot deliver the necessary level of rural housing in Scotland, according to a new report. Published today by Savills for the Scottish Land Commission, ‘The Role of Land in Enabling New Housing Supply in Rural Scotland’, has
The threshold at which Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is paid will be raised from £145,000 to £250,000 as the Scottish Government steps up efforts to support homebuyers and help the economy recover from the impact of coronavirus.
The number of completed homes for the UK build to rent (BTR) sector increased by 51% in 2019 with Glasgow among the key cities leading the way, new figures have shown. Analysis by Savills for industry trade body the British Property Federation (BPF) has found that at the end of Q4 2018, the sector h
Suburban family homes that are specifically built for long-term rent, in places people want to live, should be a strategic part of Scotland’s housing development pipeline, according to a new report from Savills and the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT).
Flats contained within the old Boroughmuir High School in Edinburgh have been sold to investors in Hong Kong months before they were available for purchase by domestic buyers. Prospective buyers in Hong Kong were given the opportunity to buy a “very limited selection” of homes in the new
Savills has launched a new Residential Lettings service in Edinburgh. Charles McCosh has been appointed head of the new team, specialising in the letting and management of flats, townhouses and family homes.