Scotland’s housing market in 2020

Blog post by Rachael Fairley, statistician in the land and property data team here at Registers of Scotland (RoS). RoS is one of the leading sources of land and property data and statistics in Scotland. We deliver data reports to over 70 regular customers and publish official statistics on house prices on our website. We have a range of users, from industry experts, to public … Continue reading Scotland’s housing market in 2020

Changes to fees

Blog post by Kenny Crawford Business Development Director at RoS. On 1 April 2021 fees for registration, searches and rejections will change. This will be the first major amendment to our statutory fees since 2011. Applications received after midnight on the 30 March will be charged at the new rates. RoS fees contribute to the Scottish Government consolidated fund from which we receive our funding. … Continue reading Changes to fees

Searching our property registers

In the past year, we have seen an increase in the number of citizens contacting us about property ownership in Scotland. In this blog, our Property Information Team Leader Kate Fryer and Head of Customer Services Gill Martin look at our property registers and how you can access information from them.  Scotland’s property registers At Registers of Scotland, we maintain 20 public registers that provide … Continue reading Searching our property registers

Looking ahead to 2021

Stay up to date with everything happening at Registers of Scotland (RoS) with our monthly update. Key messages: Re-opening the application record Digital Submissions consultation closes on 01 Feb 2021 RCI (Registers of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land) Read the latest blog on our enhanced approach to Sasines Top tips to avoid rejections Fee Review Consultation Non-Executive Director recruitment Re-opening the application record … Continue reading Looking ahead to 2021

Unlocking the Sasine – the discovery phase

Blog post by Fi McKie, Head of Land Register Completion Discovery The team and I who are working on ‘Unlocking the Sasine’ are right in the middle of what I would describe as the fuzzy front end of innovation or (more often known as) discovery. It’s fuzzy as it’s not always a comfortable space to be, right at the start trying to figure it all … Continue reading Unlocking the Sasine – the discovery phase