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The Importance of Property Management

27th March 2015

Pam Over, head of our Commercial team, writes on the importance of commercial property management in latest issue of Commercial Property Monthly.

Cap Reform - Are You Ready?

25th March 2015

With May 15th SAF deadline looming many questions remain to be answered, but some clarity is finally emerging. It is imperative that this form is submitted correctly as the area declared will set your Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) Entitlement for at least the next 5 years. We have compiled a number of key points to consider to maximise your business's future claim and to protect the value of historically held entitlements.

Continued Demand for Strategic Land

25th March 2015

Developers and house builders are extending their searches for strategic development land. Although most demand is still around Edinburgh and Glasgow the areas covered by SESPlan, TAYplan and Clydeplan land with potential elsewhere is of interest.

Something to write home about...

18th March 2015

If you're a fan of conversions, The Post House in Kingussie will definitely receive the stamp of approval! This unique property was converted in the late 90s from the original Post Office in a traditional Highland village within the Cairngorms National Park and is now for sale.

A Desirable Thorntonhall Farm For Sale

17th March 2015

As the demand for smaller amenity farms has begun to show significant signs of a recovery since the property crash of 2008, we expect high volumes of interest in North Hill of Dripps Farm.

Excellent Block of Quality Lanarkshire Farmland Comes To The Market

06th March 2015

The Land at Jerviswood, situated to the north east of the historic market town of Lanark, represents an excellent opportunity to purchase a well located block of productive arable land.

CKD Galbraith identifies subsidy threat to smaller wind projects

06th March 2015

Shrinking incentives are threatening the future of smaller wind turbine projects across the country, according to energy experts at CKD Galbraith.

Scottish Farmland Attracts Buyers From Across The UK

05th March 2015

Demand for Scottish farmland remains strong and continues to be better value per acre than in other parts of the UK according to the latest RICS/RAU Rural Land Market Survey.

Prime Arable Land Sale Leads The Way For 2015

04th March 2015

After a wet autumn and a cold, frosty but relatively snowfree winter, the land market in the east of Scotland is showing early signs of spring with the launch of a prime arable unit near Laurencekirk.

Now Is The Right Time For Farmers To Assess Cash Needs And Consider Restructuring Debt

17th February 2015

The beginning of the year is typically the time when farmers take stock of their finances - often in readiness for the annual bank manager review. Given the generally poor outlook for farm-gate prices especially in sectors such as potatoes and dairy, the task this year may not be one to be relished.

Spectacular Dower House Comes To The Fife Market

12th February 2015

Nestled on the Largo Bay shores is a charming country house with spectacular coastal views, a substantial annexe and permission to erect your own beach hut. Strathairly Cottage is a fantastic find in Fife and is on the market though CKD Galbraith.

CKD Galbraith Expand Team to Meet Demand In Edinburgh

09th February 2015

CKD Galbraith are delighted to announce the appointment of Jamie McNeill.

Two Outstanding Farmland Blocks For Sale Within Enviable Fife Location

04th February 2015

Situated at the heart of the delightful Fife countryside, the Land at Primrose and the Land at Duloch are two attractive, well located blocks of arable land for sale separately through CKD Galbraith.

Scottish Property Market Reports Record Figures

03rd February 2015

CKD Galbraith supports the findings of today's Registers of Scotland quarterly housing price statistical report (October December 2014) and can report a successful third quarter despite a level of uncertainty in the housing market caused by the Scottish referendum in the final weeks of the previous quarter.

Easter Davoch Casts Its Spell

30th January 2015

Sometimes it's not obvious what exactly draws or repels you to or from a house; a gut feeling' is often given as the only vague and frustrating explanation.

CKD Galbraith Can Assist With Utility Compensation

29th January 2015

Encouraging proactive management to mitigate the impact of utility schemes

Final Report on Agricultural Holdings Review Published

27th January 2015

The final report of the Agricultural Holdings Legislation Review Group, set up by the Scottish Government, was published today and contains a raft of recommendations that may, if implemented, have a significant impact on both tenants and landlords.

CKD Galbraith Joins New Property Website OnTheMarket.com

26th January 2015

CKD Galbraith is proud to announce it is featuring all of its properties at OnTheMarket.com, a new property website which launched today, January 26th 2015, as a direct competitor to Rightmove and Zoopla.

Property Tax Changes May Have Significant Impact on Scottish Market

21st January 2015

CKD Galbraith responds to the proposed changes to the new Land and Building Transaction Tax (the replacement for Stamp Duty)

The Ayrshire Property Market is set for a Healthy 2015

19th January 2015

CKD Galbraith believes the outlook is optimistic for 2015, following a successful year in 2014; with encouraging levels of activity in the property market throughout Scotland and a return to competitive bidding.