There has been much talk about fire safety regulations following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower four years ago, as the government promised to review Scotland’s building and fire safety regulatory frameworks and introduce new legislation to ensure that everyone is protected, whether they own or rent their home.
In September last year, the Scottish Government announced that reverse migration whereby people moved from the rest of the UK to Scotland, had boosted the population by 137,000 in the past two decades. And with more and more people working from home, and a renewed sense of family and community all driven by the recent pandemic, it’s of no surprise that we’re starting to see more and more people moving from England up past the border into the beautiful country that we call home.
At Macnabs we pride ourselves on taking the time to know our clients and making a difference to their lives. As well as understanding the law, we have a practical, down-to-earth approach, offering friendly advice and going the extra mile for our clients, as was recently displayed with this long-standing client.
First-time buyers face huge challenges with typical property deposits increasing and mortgage lenders applying stricter lending criteria, and they have now received another blow as the Government’s First Home Fund has closed after just five working days.