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What do I need to know when buying property in Scotland?

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When we asked expats what advice they would give a foreigner before buying a property in Scotland, they said...

"1. It is important to research the local area and the property market before making any decisions. 2. You should also consider the cost of living in the area, as well as any additional costs associated with buying a property in Scotland. 3. You should also be aware of the different types of property available in Scotland, such as flats, houses, and land. 4. You should also be aware of the different types of mortgages available in Scotland, such as fixed-rate mortgages and variable-rate mortgages. 5. You should also be aware of the different taxes and fees associated with buying a property in Scotland, such as Stamp Duty Land Tax and Land and Buildings Transaction Tax. 6. You should also be aware of the different legal requirements associated with buying a property in Scotland, such as the need to obtain a Home Report. 7. You should also be aware of the different types of surveys available in Scotland, such as a Home Condition Survey and a Building Survey. 8. You should also be aware of the different types of insurance available in Scotland, such as buildings insurance and contents insurance. 9. You should also be aware of the different types of energy efficiency measures available in Scotland, such as installing double glazing and insulation. 10. Finally, you should be aware of the different types of support available in Scotland, such as the Help to Buy scheme and the Right to Buy scheme," said another in Scotland.

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