What we do

On a daily basis, we engage with the government on the property industry in Scotland as well as provide our members with regular analyses of the property market and government policies.

In this section you can take a look at some of our work, including publications, briefings and consultation responses.

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+ Revised LBTT Residential Bands and Rates

Our note for the Scottish Parliament’s Finance Committee on the revised LBTT Residential Bands and Rates.  Contact: David Melhuish dmelhuish@bpf.org.uk 

25 Feb 2015

+ RPZ Application Requirements for Local Authorities Document - SPF Consultation Response

The SPF's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on the 'Rent Pressure Zone Application Requirements for Local Authorities Document'.

13 Oct 2017

+ Rural Affairs Committee call for evidence on the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill - SPF Response

The SPF response to the Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment Committee call for evidence on the the wide ranging Land Reform (Scotland) Bill

14 Aug 2015

+ Scotland's Energy Efficiency Programme - SPF Consultation Response

SPF's response to the Scottish Government consultation on Scotland's Energy Efficiency Programme (SEEP). 

30 May 2017

+ SCOTLAND'S ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMME: SECOND CONSULTATION ON LOCAL HEAT & ENERGY EFFICIENCY STRATEGIES, AND REGULATION OF DISTRICT AND COMMUNAL HEATING - SPF Consultation Response

The SPF's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on 'Local Heat & Energy Efficiency Strategies, and Regulation of District and Communal Heating'.

22 Feb 2018

+ Scottish Budget 2016 - SPF Letter to Derek Mackay MSP

A summary of key policy and tax related priorities for the Scottish real estate industry delivered to the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution ahead of the Scottish Budget 2016.

13 Dec 2016

+ Scottish Commercial Property Sales Report Quarter 2 - 2015

Our analysis of value and volume of commercial property sales in Scotland from 1 April 2015 to 30 June 2015. Contact: David Melhuish dmelhuish@bpf.org.uk

24 Aug 2015

+ Scottish Government letter on non-domestic (business) rates

Letter by the Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, Kate Forbes MSP, on changes to business rates following the 2019/20 Scottish Budget.

13 Dec 2018

+ Scottish Government survey on the BRIA for the new Planning Bill

The Scottish Government has released a survey seeking the property industry's view on the Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment for the new Planning Bill - expected to be introduced to the Scottish Parliament by the end of 2017.

31 Aug 2017

+ Scottish Housing Regulator Regulatory Guidance

This consultation seeks views on proposals covering eight regulatory guidance documents, which supplement its Regulatory Framework.

24 Apr 2015
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