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The Tenant Fees Ban 2019

As part of the Tenant Fees Act 2019 which came into force on the 1st June 2019, it is now illegal for letting agents and landlords to charge most fees to tenants and applicants looking to rent a property....

Join the scottfraser team

As a growing, dynamic and forward-thinking company who employ the best in the business we are always looking for good quality people wishing to pursue a career in property. We are currently looking for a Lettings Negotiator to join...

Christmas Opening Times 2018

From everyone at scottfraser we hope you have a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year! Also just in case you need them here are our office opening hours over the festive period:   Monday 24th December –...

The Most Viewed Properties This Week

As we progress further into September the natural cycle of Oxfordshire property searches moves into the next stage. The lettings market has a chance to relax following the frantic activity of the Summer months and the sales market continues...

Headington Car Parking Charges

There has been a lot of discussion and debate around car parking charges in Headington recently, namely the proposed increases to the minimum charge for using the Headington and St Leonard’s Road car parks. An open focus meeting was...

Thinking About Selling Your Home?

Instruct scottfraser before 31 March 2018 to sell your home and our “No Sale – No Fee” package will include all of these services free of charge Professional Photography  Interactive 3D Virtual Tour  Detailed Floor Plans  Energy Performance Certificate Selling...

Budging the Problem Autumn 2017 Budget Comment

David Blythman, Managing Director of scottfraser comments on the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s autumn budget and how it affects the property market. In the autumn budget the Chancellor, Phillip Hammond made a series of changes designed to help the housing sector. Abolishing...

An Open Letter to Mr Hammond

David Blythman Managing Director of Scottfraser writes an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer ahead of the autumn budget. Dear Mr Hammond, The government and opposition parties are now scrambling to put their houses in order over inappropriate...

Advice to landlords on tax changes affecting buy to let

Tax relief previously available for mortgage interest costs will soon be restricted to the basic rate of income tax (20%). All landlords currently utilising the ability to offset mortgage interest costs will be affected but higher and additional-rate taxpayers...