Industry News

Solo Buyers

If you’re buying a home on your own in the UK, where are the most and least affordable places? Getting onto the housing ladder is hard enough at the best…

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Mortgage Hours: How many hours do you have to work to pay off your mortgage?

A mortgage is one of the biggest investments people will make in their lifetime, and it can sometimes take a lifetime to pay it all back. But where in the…

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 No One Home 

At a time when demand for new housing is so high, it’s sad to think that any house would sit empty when it could be being turned into a home…

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Council Tax Index

Council tax is something that we all have to pay, but you might be surprised to know just how much it can vary across the country, with homeowners at the…

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The Benefits of Bungalows

By Wilson Browne  The traditional Edinburgh bungalow is a star of the Edinburgh property market. The term bungalow derives from the Hindi word ‘bangla’, meaning ‘belonging to Bengal’. Originally used…

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Scotland Introduces LBTT Changes

By Denise McKenzie The Scottish Government has introduced a change to the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) in a bid to increase housing market activity and boost the post-lockdown…

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COVID-19 | An Update from Coulters

Update: 30 December 2020 Following the announcement of level 4 protections, the Scottish Government has confirmed that house moves and associated activities, such as property viewings, can safely go ahead.…

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Wilson Browne appointed at Coulters

Legal Director Appointed at Coulters

We are delighted to announce that Wilson Browne has been appointed as our legal director. Browne’s appointment has been made to strengthen the conveyancing arm of our business. This move…

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Edinburgh Georgian Flats

Once Lockdown Is Lifted, All Signs Point to a Bounce in the Scottish Property Market

The Scottish property market almost came to a standstill over the lockdown period. We saw transaction levels drop to little over 10% of what we had anticipated, and our pipeline…

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After Lockdown – House Moves Will Happen, but Be Patient

By Michael Fitzgerald There is a growing focus on how and when current lockdown restrictions will be eased. The timing and means of this remain unknown, but we do know…

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