Property & Landlord Hub

Welcome to our new Property and Landlord Hub for property investors and landlords.

Here you will find news on property and landlord related issues; updates on property regulation and legislation; advice for landlords and property investors and property and landlord FAQs answered.

Landlord Newsletters

January / February 2024

  • Housing market and mortgage rate outlook for 2024
  • CIS changes

November / December 2023

  • Expected house price falls in 2024
  • Scotland – more Council Tax for large homes

October 2023

  • Increase in landlords intending to buy via limited companies
  • Scottish rent controls may be INCREASING rents

September 2023

  • VAT on ‘Rent to Serviced Accommodation’ Supplies / An update on UK house prices: Could there be a crash? / Plans for heat pumps in Scotland

August 2023

  • House price affordability / Mortgage rates for buy-to-let / Issues facing social housing in Scotland 

July 2023

  • Airbnb hosts under the HMRC spotlight  / Scotland: Rents cap and evictions freeze extended to March 2024



Beware of property tax avoidance schemes

Land remediation relief

VAT on letting holiday accommodation

Tax deductible expenses and vacant property


What are the tax advantages of furnished holiday lets?

Do you know the current rules of 60-day Residential Property Disposal Reporting?

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How to manage your pension at 55

Reaching age 55 is when many people can start drawing pension income or it may prompt a review of finances and more in-depth retirement planning.  If you are reaching 55 now or in the near future, our article outlines what you should be thinking about in relation to retirement.

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Jacqueline Whyte Gains RI Status

We are pleased to announce that Jacqueline Whyte, Director of Audit,has gained Responsible Individual (RI) status. This means that the firm now has five RIs conducting regulated audit work for clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors throughout Scotland.

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