Help to buy



Help to Buy “evolution” call from new industry body chair

Former minister Jim Mather has called on the Scottish Government to maintain positive progress to support buyers, build homes and create jobs.

Published 18 May 2015

Help to Buy scheme delivers 5,000 sales valued at £1bn

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

First home on site at new Niddrie housing development

Work is well underway at a new housing development in Niddrie as the first home arrives on site at the development of 66 new homes.

Published 7 April 2015

New Help to Buy ISA ‘of little use’ if homes not available in first place

Scotland’s home building industry has welcomed Chancellor George Osborne’s introduction of a new Help to Buy ISA to assist those saving for their first property but warned it would be of little use north of the border unless there is help to build the homes that are needed in the first place.

Published 19 March 2015