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EXCLUSIVE: Scottish Government cuts mean thousands fewer first-time buyers benefit from home fund

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File photo dated 02/10/12 of an estate agent's sold sign outside a property. Spring home buyers are facing the highest ever prices demanded by sellers, with the average price tag on a home having jumped by nearly £7,000 in the space of a month. Issue date: Monday April 19, 2021. PA Photo. Across Britain, the increase of £6,733 or 2.1% month-on-month pushed average seller asking prices to a new record high of £327,797 in April, Rightmove said. See PA story MONEY House. Photo credit should read: Chris Ison/PA Wire

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