With the vote on Scottish independence a week away, we thought this would be an excellent time to ask: should you buy property in Scotland?
As well as speculating about the impact of the independence vote, we also covered:
For all the details, just listen to the episode. And thank you to Martin Gordon for his voicemail that prompted us into action!
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The site has user-contributed repair guides for a staggering range of different items – from cars to phones, and a lot in-between. If you consider yourself a bit handy, dig out your soldering iron because chances are whatever ill has befallen your tech, there will be a guide telling you how you can easily fix it.
We read a fascinating story in The Economist this week, comparing housing bubbles across Europe.
The article shows how housing markets in European countries took one of two different paths after the crash. The ones that avoided the major downturn (like England, Norway, Belgium and others) are far from in the clear – with no clear path for governments as to how to deal with it.
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Are there any other important differences to the buying or renting process in Scotland that we missed?
Where in Scotland are you buying, and do you think independence will affect prices?
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