Posts Tagged: Gebbie and Wilson

First Time Buyer’s Road Map

First Time Buyers' Roadmap

Part 1: Show me the money! Keen to get out there and locate your location, location, location? Your enthusiasm is admirable but before you don your virgin viewer’s L plates and hit the road, you’ll have to pass your theory test. Comprising only one, 3 part question, the test is simple – but not easy. … Read more »

Craig and Donna: a case study in the injustice of intestacy.

No Will, No Justice? The heartache of intestacy. I’ve not done my Tax Return yet.  It’s mid January now and I must get it to done by the end of this month or HMRC will hit me with fines and penalties.  Typical me I suppose – leaving things to the last minute.  Trouble is there’s… Read more »

Intestate Craig and Incensed Donna. How not making a Will can lead to a costly injustice

 No Will, No Justice? In the second of three articles, David continues the sad tale of intestate Craig and incensed Donna In the first of these articles, I compared not making my Will with not submitting my Tax Return on time. I commented that at least the Taxman tells me both his deadline and the penalties… Read more »

The St. Andrew’s Hospice Capital Appeal Project

  The St. Andrew’s Hospice Capital Appeal Project Raising a Fortune to Transform the Future   It’s always good to catch up with former Gebbie & Wilson colleagues – and to find out what they’ve been up to since leaving us.   Last week, I was delighted to have a visit from Mrs. Louise Arthur who (as… 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 »