Hope for Halbeath as Shepherd Offshore aims to revamp Fife site

Scottish Enterprise has long been in favour of “clusters”. The idea is simple enough: bring together enough firms from the same sector or related...

Video: An insider’s view of the Edinburgh Property Market

The headlines claim that the Edinburgh property market in particular remains healthy. Certainly, there are people queuing to buy some of the more desirable...

Property Drought for Estate Agents

By Robert Carroll Managing Director of MOV8 Real Estate Estate agents in Edinburgh and the Lothians are reporting a ‘property drought’ for the first time in...

Councils and Lloyds TSB combine to offer first-time buyer help

It’s not an easy time to enter the housing market. House prices may have fallen by 1.4 per cent in January throughout the UK,...

ECONOMY: THE MOST POSITIVE SIGNS IN YEARS

No fewer than three reports this morning paint a positive picture of the Scottish economy. Official figures from the UK government point to growing numbers...

Supermarket wars threaten to shatter peace of market town

By Stuart Crawford Most people know Haddington in East Lothian as a...

PROPERTY MARKET: SIGNS OF RECOVERY

Demand outstrips supply for homes A report from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) has claimed that a growing number of Scots are putting...

Scottish house prices down by 4.6%

In the latest four week period available the Scottish average house price has decreased by -4.6% to £159,951 and the volume of sales in...

FACING UP TO THE HOUSING CHALLENGE

Scotland is facing a housing crisis. The country has a rapidly expanding population -- one report suggested that there could be as many as...

Scottish house prices down by 4.9%

In the latest four week period available the Scottish average house price has decreased by -4.9% to £157,800 and the volume of sales in...