The recent decision to scrap a bill to introduce a rent cap in Scotland demonstrates the difficulty of introducing lettings regulation amid ongoing uncertainty.
Scotland and Wales are bringing in their own stamp duty holidays, meaning the taxes will be waived on purchases up to £250,000 in both countries.
Scotland will see "the most significant easing of lockdown" this week with shopping centres, pubs and restaurants reopening, the first minister has said.
Office markets in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen were depleted in the second quarter of the year, CBRE research shows.
Nicola Sturgeon has today revealed that estate agents must wait until June to see house move restrictions lifted, and that some branches will not be able to open until August.
Forecast is made by Scotland's largest and best-known estate agency Rettie & Co as it also predicts 35% drop in sales transactions this year.
A bill is set to be passed which increases the minimum notice period for private and social tenants to up to six months in Scotland.
Last year saw the most commercial property transactions in Scotland for a decade, at 4,667, analysis from the Scottish Property Federation has found.
Scotland currently offers the best buy-to-let yields across the UK at 5.8%, Sourced Capital research shows.
As the English and Welsh governments prepare for heavier regulation of their rental markets, is Scotland the shape of things to come south of the border?
New rules are to be introduced to ensure all new homes built in Scotland use renewable or low-carbon heating.
The regulations, being introduced by the Scottish government from 2024, are part of plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
The Cairnty Estate in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, is for sale for 2.65 million pounds (roughly $3.4 million). Built by its owner, William Mountain, in 2011, the house has underfloor heating. He says it is “never cold.”
Like Banquo’s ghost, the spectre of endless Brexit hangs over the commercial property market in Edinburgh and its immediate hinterland and, until it is banished, the feasting will necessarily remain subdued.
Property in the UK is taking almost two weeks longer to sell than last year, now at an average of 114 days nationwide, a new study shows.
The commercial office market in Scotland is proving to be strong with the three biggest cities seeing a number of record deals.
New home building in Scotland has increased by 15% in the last 12 months, a rise of 3,000 new properties compared with the previous year, official figures show.
The Highlands used to be about grouse shooting and fishing. Now carbon offset and green energy are the thing.
The residential property market in the Highlands of Scotland is seeing a boost from second home buyers while in Aberdeenshire a new road link is attracting those commuting into the city.
The total value of commercial property sales in Scotland fell in the second quarter of 2019 but for the first time since 2015 the market in Glasgow outperformed, the latest sector analysis shows.
All sectors in Scotland are being urged to help bring land back into productive use and prevent future sites from being abandoned, with many able to support new home building.
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