Talking about Wills at Maggie’s Centre, Lanarkshire

On Thursday 10th November our Private Client Department is moving – for one day only – to Maggie’s Centre, Monklands Hospital, Airdrie.  We’re giving talks on Wills and Powers of Attorney, followed by an informal “question and answer” type discussion on these topics. Our hosts are Maggie’s Centre, Lanarkshire – so by coming along you… Read more »

Building Hope – The Maggie’s Centres

Our chosen charity for 2017 is the wonderful Maggie’s Centres.   We’re embarking on some exciting initiatives with our local Maggie’s Centre, Lanarkshire – watch this space. In the meantime, to find out why we at Gebbie & Wilson have been so inspired and uplifted by the Maggie’s concept and its translation into a unique life… Read more »

Do you know what ‘staging’ your home actually is?

Some people get nervous thinking about it, wondering if I am going to ask them to refurbish their entire home – I am not. The purpose behind it is to make your home as appealing as possible to the widest number of buyers with the aim of getting a quicker sale and a better price… Read more »

Gebbie & Wilson’s Colouring Competition

Gebbie & Wilson’s colouring competition, launched on Strathaven Gala Day, has been won by Olivia McGrory, aged 8, from Stonehouse. As the firm’s Senior Partner, David Murray, commented “Remarkably, this year we, at Gebbie & Wilson, have reached our 200th Anniversary as Strathaven’s Solicitors and we were keen to celebrate this landmark achievement on Gala… Read more »

Taxing Times: Let the Second Home Buyer Beware

From now on, anyone purchasing a residential property as a second home or “buy to let” where the purchase price is over £40,000 will face a significant one-off charge amounting to 3% of the price. The Land and Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) replaced the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in Scotland for land transactions, taking… Read more »