1st April Covid-19 Scottish Housing Updates

1st April Covid-19 Scottish Housing Updates

Matters are moving quickly with updates and announcements of new policies and government schemes and it can be difficult to keep across everything that’s going on.  Consequently we thought it may help to pull some of the detail together in one piece as we enter...
Help for anyone on pre-pay meters

Help for anyone on pre-pay meters

Help for anyone with prepay meters   Home owners and tenants with prepaid electric and gas meters will naturally be worried about getting their prepaid keys and cards topped up if they can’t get out to do so.  While some suppliers have acted quickly, others have...
Property Surgery, Largs 7th October

Property Surgery, Largs 7th October

If you’ve ever had a property question but you were too afraid to ask, well, your opportunity to ask that question is now here. On Monday the 7th of October at 7pm in the Brisbane House Hotel, BBC Radio Scotland’s property guru, Brian Gilmour, will be...
100 Years of Council Housing

100 Years of Council Housing

The 31st of July marked the 100 anniversary of the instigation of the creation of council housing in the UK. The Housing, Town Planning Act 1919 was an act of parliament and is commonly referred to as the Addison Act named after the Minister of Health, Dr. Christopher...
One Third of Scots Now Living Alone

One Third of Scots Now Living Alone

Recent statistics, reported by the BBC, confirm that more Scots than ever before are living on their own.  There are approximately 2.5million households in Scotland and there are now more than a third of these households filled by single occupants, that is 885,000...