Locals are being priced out of their communities by home-buyers based overseas, new figures suggest.
An appeal has been lodged with the Scottish Government against the refusal of 260 homes on the edge of Carnoustie.
A cancer survivor broke down in the witness stand while recalling how a tradesman allegedly disappeared with £12,000 of her money without completing the agreed work on her home.
The number of first-time buyers in Scotland has grown by more than 50% in a decade, according to research.
Marlee Loch is an all-year-round over 50s Residential Park situated on the banks of Marlee Loch which also offers a stream and wooded area, providing an idyllic setting for your new home.
A couple who claim their lives are being ruined by a toilet flushing in an Airbnb have sought an interdict preventing use of its plumbing system.
Housebuilder Persimmon has hiked full-year profit expectations thanks to increased production of homes and a robust housing market in the UK.
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Less than a mile outside Kinross and similarly close to the M90, Tillywhally House is as close to civilisation as country living gets.
Fife housebuilder Campion Homes grew its sales by more than £2 million last year as it completed more than 250 homes.
Scottish housebuilder Stewart Milne increased its sales by almost £40 million last year as it focused on the Central Belt and the north of England.