In Scotland your solicitor plays a greater part in buying homes than in the rest of the UK. If you want to buy a house in Scotland, you'll need to use a Scottish solicitor.
Your solicitor will submit your offer to the seller’s solicitor or estate agent and should include the price you want to pay and when you'd like to move in.
This is followed by written negotiation, conducted by the solicitors. When all conditions are agreed by both parties, the concluded missive is then a binding contract. Neither side can withdraw without having to pay compensation.