An annual fall in home mover lending figures highlights the negative impact the Land & Buildings Transaction Tax is having on potential home buyers, according to industry body Homes for Scotland.
Published 25 May 2017
A new report which sets out ten principles of positive practice for social landlords considering developing new homes has been published by the Scottish Housing Regulator.
Published 23 March 2017
The number of loans issued to first-time buyers in Scotland has increased by 5%, according to latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
Published 23 February 2017
Homes for Scotland has welcomed new figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) showing more loans advanced to first-time buyers in Scotland during the third quarter of 2016 than any other since 2007.
Published 24 November 2016
More loans were advanced to first-time buyers in Scotland during the third quarter of 2016 than any other since the third quarter of 2007, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
Published 23 November 2016
The amount of money borrowed by Scottish home buyers is 23 per cent higher than the previous quarter, according to figures by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
Published 25 August 2016
First-time buyers across the UK borrowed up to £5.5 billion in June, an increase of 25 per cent from the same period last year and up 28 per cent on the previous month.
Published 11 August 2016
Homeowners in Scotland borrowed £1.8 billion for house purchase during the first three months of this year, the highest total borrowed for house purchase in the first quarter of a year north of the border since 2010.
Published 26 May 2016
The main trade body representing mortgage lenders in Scotland has vowed to work with the newly elected Scottish Government and others on implementing a range of housing market initiatives.
Published 21 April 2016
A year-on-year growth in house purchase lending in Scotland has been welcomed as a signal of optimism for the sector by the country’s home building industry.
Published 25 February 2016
Low interest rates have kept the number of homes repossessed in the UK falling during the course of the second quarter of the year, new data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) has revealed.
Published 13 August 2015
Lending to first-time buyers in Scotland was down in both value and volume, according to the latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML).
Published 28 May 2015
More than 5,000 families and first time buyers have purchased their home through the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme, housing minister Margaret Burgess revealed yesterday.
Published 14 May 2015