Scottish Property Federation

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The Scottish Government has been urged to "back words with action" and reverse the "hammer-blow" £196 million affordable housebuilding cut after it declared that Scotland was in the midst of a housing emergency. Cabinet secretary for social justice Shirley-Anne Somerville MSP revealed yesterda

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Housing and property organisations are bracing themselves for policy changes after the Scottish Government’s formal co-operation agreement with the Scottish Green Party was brought to an end yesterday. First Minister Humza Yousaf formally informed Scottish Greens co-leaders Patrick Harvie and

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The Scottish property industry has highlighted the critical need for clarity from the Scottish Government to support investment in Scotland’s built environment. Scottish Property Federation members and stakeholders gathered in Glasgow yesterday for the SPF Annual Conference to discuss key issu

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The current rent freeze introduced by the Scottish Government has resulted in £700 million worth of housing developments being paused or lost entirely, new analysis has revealed. Research from the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) shows that evidence from their members highlighted that since

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Tenants' rights minister Patrick Harvie has announced that he intends to cap private sector rents at 3% and that evictions will continue to be prevented for all tenants except in a number of specified circumstances from April.

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Stephen Lewis, managing director of HFD Property Group, will be appointed as chair of the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) at the organisation’s annual conference in Edinburgh today. Stephen Lewis succeeds Kevin Robertson, managing director of KR Developments, who has chaired the SPF since A

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The number of build-to-rent homes completed, under construction or in planning across Scotland rose by 19% in 2021 to 12,793, new analysis has found. The research, which was undertaken by the British Property Federation (BPF) in partnership with Savills, highlighted that the number of build-to-rent

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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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A plan to boost economic growth within Scotland’s cities through an increase in city-living is benefitting from a surge in build-to-rent led developments, with Glasgow now in the top five cities outside London for the number of homes in planning, under construction and complete. Research publi

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