Don’t Ignore Japanese Knotweed – What are the damages?

What is Japanese Knotweed? Japanese Knotweed is a non-native invasive plant brought to the UK from Japan during the 19th century. In the UK, there are numerous properties affected by Japanese Knotweed and the problems associated with this plant are significant. One of the effects of having Knotweed on your property aside from the damage …

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Scotland’s most affordable commuter towns revealed

Do you travel regularly between Edinburgh, Glasgow or Aberdeen? If you live in Scotland’s commuter towns, this could potentially save you thousands of pounds. According to a new survey by Bank of Scotland, Motherwell, Greenock and Arbroath are cited as Scotland’s most affordable commuter towns. The study examined house prices in towns within an hour’s …

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Stunning Kitchens Worthy of The Great British Bake Off

The Great British Bake Off (#GBBO) is back on our screens and in full swing.  This BAFTA award-winning television baking competition which is now in its seventh season challenges and inspires its participants and viewers alike to experiment, create and enjoy their kitchen regardless of ability. The kitchen is where meals are made to fuel …

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Buy-to-Let Landlords Exit the Property Market Due to the New Additional Dwelling Supplement

INTRODUCTION The Scottish Government’s new tax legislation on additional residential homes will have serious unintended negative consequences for both the private rented sector and first time buyers, those the legislation was actually designed to help. We have already seen a stampede of landlords deciding they have had enough and are looking to sell their buy-to-let …

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