Category: Citylets Quarterly Reports

Glasgow Lion

The Scottish Private Rented Sector recorded another annual rise as at Q3 2018 with rents up 2.2% to stand at £789 per month on average. Continued demand for properties of all sizes pushed rents higher with 4 bed properties, as per previous two quarters of 2018, recording the steepest annual growth at 5.5%. The average …

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Major Trends Continue as Scottish PRS Reaches New Highs

With most of Scotland’s large urban markets sitting at or near all time highs, it will be unsurprising to note that the average property to rent in Scotland recorded it’s highest figure to date in Q2 2018 at £799 per month. Scotland’s overall annual rate of growth, however, remains low at 1.3%. Larger properties, in …

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Supply Constraints Raises Edinburgh To All Time High

Competition for larger 4 bed properties lifted the Scottish national average into positive growth for the first time in 3 quarters. Average rents in Scotland rose to £780 per month, up 1.6% year on year (YOY). 4 bed properties rose 6% to stand at £1585 on average reflecting seasonal demand from the student population in …

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Glasgow Rents Surpass Scottish National Average

Whilst Letting Agents around the country are busy getting to grips with the new legislation and regulation, the latest Citylets market report for Q4 2017 shows that the rental landscape has also experienced new milestones. The average rental in Glasgow is now higher than the national average for the first time having tracked just below …

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New Heights In Central Belt Power Scottish PRS To Positive Growth

The Scottish PRS reached a new record high in Q2 2017 with average rents up 1.5% year on year (YOY) to £789 on average. Growth was materially underpinned by continued strong uplift in the key conurbations of Edinburgh (5.2%) and Glasgow (5%), where markets have reached respective all time highs, and with reduced drag from …

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Zero Sum Game – Citylets Market Report Q1 2017

The Scottish PRS continues to prove very robust to geopolitical change as it plots a predictable path in Q1 2017. Competing forces from the central belt and Aberdeen result in a (near) zero sum game at just 0.1% YOY national growth. Rents in Aberdeen have indeed fallen to national average, as suggested in our last report, …

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