Category: Edinburgh Property News

Shortage of East Central Scotland Properties Drives Up Prices

In contrast to the UK trend of decreasing house prices, east central Scotland saw the average house price in the last quarter of 2017 increase by 7.3% to £234,757, compared to the same period in 2016, according to the ESPC’s most recent house price report. From October to December 2017, Edinburgh’s average selling price increased …


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 …


Cullen Property Sleeps Rough to End Homelessness in Scotland

There are 11,000 homeless households in Scotland according to social enterprise and homeless charity, Social Bite. Its most recent sleep in the park event, which took place in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens on the 9th December, united over 8,000 people who spent a night under the stars in sub-zero temperatures to raise funds and awareness …


Is Scotland About to Put its Rent Cap on?

It looks like rent controls within Scottish cities are imminent. Councillors have just approved a report to be conducted regarding the introduction of Rent Pressure Zones (RPZs) across Glasgow. The Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Bill due to come in to effect this December, would mean that councils will be able to apply to the Scottish …


Paving the Way for New Mid Market Homes in Leith

Link Housing Association is to deliver 199 new homes to meet a mid market renting profile. The new development has been designed by 7N Architects and will be erected on brownfield land at Salamander Place. Located between Leith Links and the docks the new homes will be built in partnership with Cruden Homes and the …


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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