Buying and selling
Buying or selling a home is a long and complicated process and it is important to know how to make the right choices.
These pages have information and advice to help you move home and help solve any possible problems you might have to deal with.
Information on buying a house including information on choosing a solicitor or conveyancer, making an offer, mortgages, surveys, and the Home Report.
Tool from the Money Advice Service to help you work out the mortgage you will need to buy your home, and how much payments would increase if interest rates rise.
Guidance on selling a house, from choosing a solicitor or estate agent to completion of sale.
Document covers problems with buying or selling a house and includes problems with solicitors, surveyors, and estate agents, and problems getting a mortgage.
Leaflet on the Scottish Executive Right to Buy scheme for Scottish secure tenants covering eligibility and guidance on the purchasing process.
Information for tenants and landlords about properties with ultra-long leases and conversion to ownership.