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First-time buyers and professional couples looking for a new home in Fife should be sure to check out Pilmuir Place in Dunfermline. Comprising a stylish collection of two- and three-bedroom apartments, the Taylor Wimpey development is perfect for house hunters aspiring to get their feet on the first rung of the property ladder.
Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has teamed up with Fife Sports and Leisure Trust to offer a year's free Leisure Active membership to customers reserving a new home at any of four developments in Fife, before 31st August, 2012.
The UK's leading retirement developer, McCarthy & Stone, is asking the over 60s in Scotland to get in touch with their "Wish List" of want-to-do activities for later life. All responses received by the company will be entered into a free prize draw to win one of five fantastic holidays, with McCarthy & Stone revealing what tops this want-to-do list.
Leading UK housebuilders Taylor Wimpey, CALA Homes and Persimmon Homes are on board with BAE Systems to build around 600 modern, energy-efficient homes on the former Royal Ordnance Factory site in Bishopton, Renfrewshire. Construction of the first phase of the two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom new homes in Scotland is scheduled to start in September 2012, with the first homes going on sale in early 2013.
Situated just eight miles from Edinburgh city centre, Bonnyrigg is a popular commuter town. Taylor Wimpey has two developments here, perfect for those looking for new homes in Midlothian.
The Government's Affordable Homes Programme is likely to be delayed beyond its 2015 deadline according to an independent report by the National Audit Office (NAO). The £1.8bn programme is designed to deliver around 80,000 affordable homes.
The report found that more than half of the new homes planned under the scheme are not scheduled to be delivered until 2015, the final year of the scheme, increasing the chance that there could be delays to the whole scheme, the NAO said.
The plan for the largest new town currently being developed north of the border has further progressed after a third public consultation. Local residents and business owners recently attended a public exhibition at Cookney Village Hall detailing updates, amendments and the latest designs for the Aberdeenshire settlement of new homes in Scotland - Chapelton of Elsick.
A stunning new show home has just been launched by Springfield Properties at its Kinloch Gardens development in Perthshire. The spacious, 1,280-sq-ft ‘Huntly' has been selected, and the interior has been planned by designer Laura Strong to highlight real family living, with the large open-plan kitchen as the hub of the home.
Residential property prices in Scotland have increased for the second consecutive month, the latest LSL/Acad Scotland house price index shows.