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26 November 2012
The number of loans advanced to first-time buyers increased again in the third quarter, marking the highest number of first-time buyers in nearly three years, according to new figures released today by the Council of Mortgage Lenders in Scotland.
24 August 2012
The number of first-time buyers in Scotland rose in the second quarter of 2012, bucking the overall UK trend, according to new figures released today by the Council of Mortgage Lenders in Scotland.
25 May 2012
Scottish first-time buyers bought higher-priced property than usual in the first quarter of 2012, taking advantage of the stamp duty concession, according to new figures released today by the Council of Mortgage Lenders in Scotland.
24 February 2012
The average first-time buyer in Scotland spent 11.1% of their income on mortgage interest payments in the last quarter of 2011, lower than anywhere else in the UK.
24 November 2011
House purchase lending in Scotland increased by 8% in the third quarter of 2011.
24 August 2011
11,300 loans for house purchase, worth £1.3 billion, were taken out in the second quarter of 2011 in Scotland, a rise of 36% in number and 42% in value from the first quarter.
29 June 2011
We welcome today's news from the Scottish Government that it has agreed to commit funds to the development of a mortgage indemnity scheme for new build properties in Scotland
26 May 2011
The mortgage market in Scotland started 2011 in a similar position to the UK as a whole, with house purchase lending at its lowest for two years and remortgaging increasing due to interest rate rise concerns.
24 February 2011
House purchase lending in Scotland was typically more affordable than in the UK as a whole in 2010.
24 November 2010
Scotland continued to see a subdued mortgage market in the third quarter of 2010, broadly mirroring the whole of the UK