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New build homes are attractive to buyers across Scotland – from first-time buyers to families, to those looking for somewhere to spend their retirement. It’s not the sort of purchase that you make regularly, so s1homes has put together this handy guide to help you through the process. Why choose a new build home? There […]

New scheme to focus on affordable homes. The Scottish Government will spend £195 million over the next three years on a new shared equity scheme to help around 6,500 households buy a new-build home. The successor to the existing Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme will focus on affordable homes, with eligible buyers receiving an equity […]

THE Scottish Government is considering how further demand for a scheme which assists buyers purchase a new home can be met after it was claimed it had almost run out of cash. It was reported that three months after a new round of funding for the Help to Buy scheme began, all the cash for […]

A LANDMARK £12 billion Help to Buy Scheme has prompted concerns of a house price bubble by creating more purchasers for fewer properties in Scotland. Britain’s state-backed lenders are bracing themselves for a flood of interest from the newly launched scheme which helps homebuyers obtain mortgages worth up to 95% of property values. But it […]

SCOTS homebuyers are to be helped on to the housing ladder with a new £220 million scheme under which the SNP Government will subsidise a 20% stake in purchases of new properties. The three-year shared-equity scheme comes after a UK house price surge of 5% last year, credited mainly to a rise of 10% in […]

Buyers of new-build homes could be in line for up to £80,000 of help as part of a Scottish Government scheme hailed as a potentially “game-changing initiative”. Ministers have allocated £220 million over three years for the new Help to Buy (Scotland) shared equity scheme. From Monday, both first-time buyers and existing homeowners buying a […]

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