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Buying a home

This section looks at how to go about buying a home in Scotland, including how to find a suitable property and how the buying process works. It also has information on buying a home if you have a disability, and grants and loans that may be available to help buyers. If you are a council or housing association tenant, you may have the right to buy your home - this section explains how this works.

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