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What does the Non Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill mean for you?

The Scottish Government is planning to introduce the Non Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill to the Scottish parliament in the…

Posted on 15th March 2019

To AirBnB or not to AirBnB?

An amendment to regulate short-term letting has been made to the Scottish Government’s Planning (Scotland) Bill. If it…

Posted on 6th February 2019

New budget proposal impacts on homeowners

In the latest Budget proposals the Scottish Government included a proposal to raise the additional dwelling supplement (ADS…

Posted on 14th December 2018

Thorntons welcomes new property manager

Leading legal and property firm Thorntons has welcomed an experienced property manager to its team to…

Posted on 11th December 2018

Thorntons invests in Edinburgh team

Leading law firm Thorntons has expanded its senior team in Edinburgh with the appointment of new partner…

Posted on 5th December 2018

Welcome News for First Time Buyers

It is safe to say that the property ladder in Scotland is becoming ever more difficult to join for first-time buyers…

Posted on 3rd July 2018

Proposed legislation changes to private rented homes in Scotland.

These are challenging times for private landlords who find themselves dealing with an ever-increasing raft of new regulation…

Posted on 25th May 2018

Thorntons invests in Montrose team

Leading law firm Thorntons has expanded its senior team in Montrose with the appointment of a new senior solicitor, …

Posted on 22nd February 2018

Scottish Government introduce a change to their home ownership schemes

The Scottish Government has introduced a change to their home ownership schemes.

Now for the first time, older people will be to…

Posted on 8th December 2017

Homes under the hammer - Can you legally sell a house by raffling it?

There have been a spate of stories recently around house owners trying to sell homes, generally at the high end of the market, through ‘…

Posted on 22nd August 2017

Dunfermline Athletic team up with Thorntons' for social partnership

Posted on Jun 19, 2017

Dunfermline Athletic are pleased to announce the club’s first ever social media partner with Thorntons…

Posted on 19th June 2017

Three new partners appointed at Thorntons

One of the largest full service law firms in Scotland has today (1 June 2017) announced the appointment of three new partners, expanding…

Posted on 1st June 2017

Law firm ensures private landlords don't fall foul of new legislation

There are increasing demands being made of both landlords and letting agents, but industry experts aim to make sense of the latest…

Posted on 2nd May 2017

Commercial Leases in a Modern Scotland

For years, commercial property solicitors in Scotland have sought a standard form of commercial lease that would bring a degree of…

Posted on 15th February 2017

Seminars to keep private landlords in the loop with new legislation

Thorntons is updating local business people at its latest seminar following the advent of new legislation and increasing demands on both…

Posted on 24th October 2016

The End of Short Assured Tenancies

The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 was passed in April and is expected to come into force in late 2017.
After the…

Posted on 2nd August 2016

Thorntons provides vital backing for Perthshire Highland Games

Thorntons shows its support for a popular Highland Games event by providing financial backing.

Thorntons has agreed to provide…

Posted on 30th June 2016

Growing demand for homes will drive house prices up further during 2016

House prices will continue to rise during 2016 due to an increase in buyer demand, a leading property expert has predicted.

Posted on 22nd December 2015

Second home levy will give Dundee property market a New Year's boos

The new levy set to be imposed on the purchase of additional homes will spark a demand for properties across the Dundee area in the…

Posted on 18th December 2015

Rare chance to buy a stunning new home in an award-winning development

House hunters are being offered a unique chance to snap up a new home within an award-winning development in St Andrews.

Posted on 18th November 2015