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Edinburgh has the happiest homeowners in the UK, according to survey

A study from Barclays Mortgages discovered that 93 per cent of parents who lived in Scotland’s capital were happy in their current property, the highest percentage across the entire UK.

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21% rise in affordable homes in Scotland

The latest quarterly housing statistics reported that 8,767 affordable homes were delivered throughout Scotland for the year up to September 2018; a 21% increase on the 7,271 completions during 2017.

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New Tax Relief for First-Time Buyers

A new tax relief came into force in Scotland on 30th June that will help first-time buyers purchase their first home. 

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First-Time Buyers Consider Joint Mortgages

New research from M&S Bank has found that buying with multiple friends or siblings is becoming an increasingly popular option for young, aspiring homeowners. Around 60% of those aged 18-35 said they would consider taking out a mortgage as a group to make home ownership a reality, compared to 26% of people aged over 36. 

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Sharp Rise in the Average Price of Flats

There has been a significant rise in the average price of flats in the UK over the last five years, with average prices rising from £157,061 in 2013 to £232,135 in 2018. This is equivalent to £1,252 per month, research by Halifax has revealed. 

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