Edinburgh’s average house price has hit £325,000 - with market appetite remaining strong despite ongoing economic uncertainty, according to estate agents Lindsays. Lindsays has revealed a year-on-year rise in the average price of the properties it sold amid hopes that a more stable marke
Lindsays has appointed a new director to its commercial property team. Bringing more than 20 years’ experience and a special interest in advising firms operating in the tourism, hospitality and retail sectors, Martin Bennett's arrival comes as demand for advice in the sector grows and as part
Construction lawyer Andrew Boccoli believes that a question mark hangs over the continuation of fixed-price arrangements. For the past 20 years, convention in the construction trade has been that contractors take on much of the financial risk when they tender successfully for projects. But, as the w
Construction contractors may need to deploy greater legal safeguards in order to protect their businesses from being pushed under by spiralling costs, a lawyer has warned. Andrew Boccoli, a director in the Commercial Property department at Scottish legal firm Lindsays, believes extreme market volati
Andrew Diamond, partner and head of residential property at Lindsays, reveals how ‘subject to purchase’ bids hold potential for unlocking opportunities to bring more homes on to market as well as greater buying power. Contract clauses which make home sales subject to the seller buying th
Lindsays has announced the recruitment of five new trainees, including within its commercial property and residential conveyancing teams. The five will start their rotations in a variety of departments across Lindsays’ three city offices. They are:
The value of homes sold by Scottish estate agency and legal firm Lindsays has topped £200 million for the first time.
Louise Norris, a partner in the commercial property team at Lindsays, believes Glasgow would be advised to look along the M8 for city centre regeneration inspiration. Bold, innovative ideas - coupled with decisive action - is what’s going to shape our successful city centres of the future.
House prices across Scotland rose by 8.8% on average throughout 2021, more than the UK average of 6.2%, according to the latest figures released by Bank of Scotland.
The process of planning and paying to build renewable energy schemes in Scotland needs to be simpler and less costly to better tackle the climate challenge, according to a senior lawyer who is advising on a number of schemes across the country, as well as acting for landowners. Susan Law, a partner
Linsdays lawyer David Rose has said investment interest in Dundee will intensify as a result of the Eden Project's "ambitious" plans for the city. Mr Rose, a partner in the firm's commercial property team, said there is a feelgood factor fuelled by the Eden Project's investment plans and t
Construction firms battling back from the impact of Covid-19 could be among the winners from a new UK Government support scheme, according to a finance expert. Lawyer Gavin Buchan, a partner at Scottish legal firm Lindsays who leads its banking and finance team, also expects hospitality businesses t
The post-lockdown house-move boom has seen Scottish law firm and estate agent Lindsays defy disruption to record a rise in the number of homes sold in the past 12 months. Sales by its residential property division rose by 4.26% in the last financial year, with homes valued at a total of £177.3
Experts in the residential property division of law firm Lindsays are buoyant about price prospects for 2021 in Scotland’s property market after revealing details of their busiest four months on record. The firm recorded almost £100 million worth of sales in just four months.
Lindsays has announced that David Rose has joined its commercial property team as a partner from Dentons. Mr Rose has decades of experience at the forefront of the commercial property market in Scotland.