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Institutional investors, housing developers face "negative impact" of Scottish SDLT replacement, says expert

The first rates set for the Scottish's government's new tax on the sale or lease of property result in institutional commercial property investors being "significant losers", while buyers of averagely-priced homes in Scotland will benefit, an expert has said.... 10 Oct 2014

UK government sets out long-awaited energy efficiency standards for new property rentals

Landlords in England would have to upgrade the energy efficiency of their properties to at least an 'E'-rated Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) standard before they could let them out under plans put forward for consultation by the UK government. 25 Jul 2014

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Radical changes to Scottish land ownership set out, but proposed recommendations likely to be unworkable, says expert

Wide-ranging recommendations for reform of land ownership in Scotland set out by a group of experts will not be easy to put into practice, an expert has said. 28 May 2014

Scottish court's favouring of 'common commercial sense' in dilapidations dispute could be seen as contradictory, says expert

Disputes over the interpretation of contractual provisions should be resolved in favour of the meaning that "accords best with commercial common sense", Scotland's highest appeal court has ruled. 16 May 2014

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