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  • Letting a property during Coronavirus COVID-19: landlords? questions answered
    If you are a landlord or own a buy-to-let property, we at ESPC Lettings understand that this is an uncertain time for you, but we are here to help. We’ve collated some of the most commonly asked questions we?ve been asked by landlords in recent weeks and provided the answers […]
  • House Price Report October 2020
    Data source: Property market data – key points From August to October 2020, the average property selling price in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders was ?270,983, up 7.9% compared to last year. Properties in the Scottish Borders experienced a significant year-on-year increase in average selling price, rising […]
  • Nicola Sturgeon: Threat of legal action by pubs not changing tier advice
    The threat of legal action by Scotland?s hospitality industry is not influencing the development of the new lockdown tier system and how pubs and restaurants will be affected by it, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Last week five industry bodies joined together to start proceedings towards a judicial review of the […]
  • Pent up demand from tenants for rental properties evident from early June
    The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on Scotland?s rental market. Lockdown restrictions in place during April, May and most of June meant that house moves could not go ahead, which meant properties were not let as quickly as usual. This resulted in pent-up demand from tenants looking to move […]
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you can and cannot do
    Seeing friends and family COVID-19 protection levels: we have set out plans for a new 5-level system to help tackle the spread of the virus. Read more about the new protection levels, which are due to be introduced from 2 November. This guidance applies across Scotland except in the central belt where additional measures are in […]