Mactaggart & Mickel Homes is helping first time buyers get on the property ladder by holding a special Help to Buy event at its Thornybank Green development in Dalkeith, Midlothian on 31 May-1 June.
The event will provide prospective buyers with information and assistance on buying their first home. As well as being able to view the lovely show homes, house hunters will get the opportunity to speak to an independent mortgage adviser about the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme and the Halifax's recently launched Stamp Duty Incentive.
House hunters looking for a money-saving deal in Edinburgh should consider the incentive currently on offer from Cruden Homes on the final three properties at its innovative ‘Choice' development in the Craigmillar area of the city.
The three properties, all high specification two-bedroom apartments, are currently priced from £131,000. However the Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme and a Government backed 60/40 shared equity scheme are both operating at Choice right now, which could mean prospective buyers securing their dream home for a lot less than they might think.
Bordering Glasgow, South Lanarkshire is popular with commuters and families looking to get more for their money than they would in the city. With this in mind, housebuilders have plenty of options available to house hunters in the area.
Persimmon Homes East Scotland has been awarded planning consent to develop 98 new homes on the grounds of the former Bell's Whisky headquarters following planning approval from the Perth and Kinross Council planning team.
The new £16m residential development, to be built on a 9.7-acre site off Glasgow Road in a popular part of Perth, will feature a selection of 84 two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom properties and 14 affordable apartments.
Marc Da Silva brings you news from the affordable new homes market across the country with the latest headlines on housing schemes in Scotland, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, West Yorkshire and Warwickshire.
Some 173 new homes will be developed in three areas of Scotland as part of a scheme aimed at increasing affordable housing. The latest round of the National Housing Trust initiative will see 62 new homes in Rosyth, Fife, 79 in Aberdeen and 32 in Inverness and Adersier, in the Highlands.
Easy access to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stirling as well as good schools and plenty of ways to spend leisure time make North Lanarkshire a popular place to raise a family. Whether you're looking for a contemporary style open-plan way of living or a more traditional layout, there is something to suit families of all shapes and sizes, from parents expecting their first child to those house-hunting to give everyone a bit more space.
Dunbartonshire's enviable location makes it appeal to a wide range of people. Easy access to Glasgow city centre ensures popularity with professionals and commuters, while close proximity to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park draws those who prefer a quieter pace of life. With this in mind, it is hardly surprising that housebuilders offer plenty of scope for those looking to find a new home in Dunbartonshire. There really is something to suit everyone, from young professionals through growing families to those looking to downsize.
Leading Scottish homebuilder Springfield Properties has registered plans for 228 new homes at South Gray, within the Western Gateway area of Dundee.
The development, which is estimated to be worth in excess of £150m, could create over 100 new jobs, and has been developed in consultation with the local Council, and forms the first part of a new village at South Gray.
Beaches, historic villages, rolling countryside, busting towns and famous golf courses combine to make Ayrshire a popular location for growing families and downsizers alike. House-hunters in the area will find an array of new-build homes in a variety of settings with something to suit most budgets.
Springfield Properties has lodged a planning application with Dundee City Council to develop a £150m project to develop 228 new homes on land in Dundee's Western Gateway.
The proposals submitted with the local authority are for a mixture of two-, three-, four- and five-bedroom homes, which are designed to be energy efficient.
Proposals to build residential properties in the Western Gateway has been inplanning pipeline for a decade, with hopes that up to 600 houses could be developed in the region.