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New retirement homes open at Newton Mearns development

A new phase of retirement homes officially opened last week at the Hugh Fraser Retirement Estate, formerly the Crookfur estate, in Newton Mearns.

Published 24 February 2020

Orkney revealed as best place to live in Scotland

The historic islands of Orkney have been crowned Scotland’s best place to live for the eighth year in a row, according to the Bank of Scotland Quality of Life survey 2020.

Published 3 February 2020

Number of first-time buyers in Scotland rises 90% in a decade

The number of first-time buyers in Scotland rose to 33,558 in 2019, an increase of more than 90% from 17,580 a decade ago, according to the latest research from Bank of Scotland.

Published 27 January 2020

Bank of Scotland: A third of Scots do not save any money

A third (34%) of adults in Scotland say they do not save any money, according to new research conducted by the Bank of Scotland.

Published 16 October 2019

New Possilpark homes opened by Hawthorn Housing Co-operative

Hawthorn Housing Co-operative has officially opened a development of 48 new homes in Possilpark.

Published 12 August 2019

North East developer delivers new homes with bank funding

Mintlaw housebuilder Claymore Homes is building 50 new residential properties in Cairnbulg near Fraserburgh with support from a six-figure funding package from Bank of Scotland.

Published 25 April 2019

Number of Scottish first-time buyers more than doubles in a decade

The number of first-time buyers in Scotland has grown by more than 50% in a decade, according to research.

Published 4 March 2019

Price per square metre of Scottish homes unveiled in new report

The amount of space house buyers get for their money in different parts of the country has been considered in a new report from the Bank of Scotland.

Published 21 August 2018

Percentage of disposable income Scots spend on mortgage payments nearly halves in a decade

Homeowners in Scotland pay a fifth (20%) of their disposable income towards their mortgage each month, according to new Bank of Scotland research, almost half of the proportion paid out in 2007.

Published 19 March 2018

Scotland’s Second Steppers face a £115,000 price gap to move up the housing ladder

First-time sellers looking to take their second step on the property ladder need to find an extra £114,659, according to Bank of Scotland’s Second Stepper report.

Published 7 March 2018

First-time buyers now ‘£31,000 better off’ than renters

The gap in costs between buying and renting in Scotland has continued to widen with first-time buyers now saving £31,000 when purchasing their own home, according to new research.

Published 19 February 2018

New development to deliver much-needed homes and help regenerate Dumbarton town centre

Dunbritton Housing Association has announced the start of work on a new development that will deliver 150 high-quality affordable homes in Dumbarton town centre.

Published 8 January 2018

Up to 50 new homes to be delivered by Cadder Housing Association

Cadder Housing Association is to invest £5.6 million to deliver up to 50 new homes at a former school site in Glasgow.

Published 4 December 2017

Tulloch Homes to target central belt developments with £20m loan deal

Tulloch Homes is to accelerate its development plans after securing a £20 million funding package from Bank of Scotland.

Published 20 October 2017

Funding secured for 130 new affordable homes in Stirling

Forth Housing Association (FHA) has announced a £13 million, three-year plan to build 130 new homes, with support from the Scottish Government and the Bank of Scotland.

Published 30 August 2017