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This section of the website gives information about buying and selling a home in Scotland, including the legal rocess involved in buying or selling a property. There's also a guide to building your own home.
Houses for sale in Scotland have to be marketed with a Home Report, which a seller or their agent has had to provide, upon request, for all properties marketed for sale. Read more about Home Report.
Help is available to first-time buyers, including the Low-cost Initiative for First Time Buyers (LIFT), which brings together a range of Scottish Government initiatives to help households to get onto the housing ladder. Read more about first-time buyers. The Scottish Government is also backing MI New Home, a scheme to allow creditworthy borrowers to access 90 to 95 per cent loan to value mortgages from participating lenders to buy new build homes in Scotland. Read more.
Find information on where to find up-to-date house prices.
The Scottish Government also publishes information to help people in mortgage difficulties.
Page updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012