House prices fluctuations create tough market for professional buyers

Scotland had the weakest figures for new buyer inquiries of any nation or region in the UK during February, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The number of properties being put on the market was also down, for the fourth consecutive month, with most commentators pointing to the lockdown restrictions for slowing…

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Materials shortages pose new challenge for property developers

Just when property developers thought it couldn’t get any worse following the pandemic and an overheating market thanks to the stamp duty holiday, along comes a shortage of construction products including roofing materials and timber. The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) is reporting a rise of around 20% in timber prices and some roofing products being…

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Housing market remains buoyant in Scotland despite tiers of frustration

Given that Signature Property Finance operates right across the mainland UK, with offices in Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh and London, it’s important we understand the local property markets and react accordingly. As Wales just emerges from lockdown, England goes in and Scotland settles into a 5-tier approach to restrictions, the property markets in the regions are…

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One year on from launching in Scotland

Following one of the guiding principles of our business, ‘boots on the ground’, we decided to launch the Signature Property Finance brand in Scotland, taking advantage of local knowledge of local markets.

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A time to be resolute

Being resolute is absolutely key to all of us safely navigating the current climate of lockdowns, social distancing and need to avoid older relatives during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Property Investment in Scotland

The General Election is done and dusted. It delivered a comprehensive victory for the incumbent UK Prime Minister and his Conservative Party with an increase in seats in the house for the SNP within Scotland.

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