house prices



Rettie: Significant drop in housing transactions expected but average prices should be more stable

Despite the current uncertainty in the Scottish housing market caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and a significant drop in transactions, average prices are expected to remain stable, according to Rettie & Co.

Published 15 May 2020

ESPC: Property selling prices rise in Scotland as more homes come to market

Property selling prices are rising in Scotland as an increasing number of homes go on the market, according to the latest ESPC data.

Published 5 March 2020

Decline in properties coming to market in Edinburgh and the east

Over the last three months, the volume of properties coming to market in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders fell by 7.1 per cent, which coincided with a 1.4 per cent drop in sales volume compared to the previous year, according to ESPC.

Published 10 January 2020

Average property selling price stays steady in Edinburgh

Over the past three months, the average property price in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders stayed fairly steady compared to last year, with the figure now being £248,235 compared to £248,320 last year. In Edinburgh, the average selling price of a house or flat also stayed steady, sitting at £268,325 compared to £268,404 last year. 

Published 5 December 2019

House prices in Scotland continue to rise amidst political uncertainty

The most recent quarterly house price statistics published by Registers of Scotland earlier this month, covering the period from July to September 2019, shows that the average selling price of a residential property in Scotland was £185,058, a 1.9 per cent increase compared to the previous year.

Published 28 November 2019

Aberdeen house price gloom returns after flicker of hope

House prices in Aberdeen have dropped by 4.7 per cent since last year, according to a new report.

Published 12 November 2019

Fewer properties come to market in Edinburgh as Brexit uncertainty continues

Over the past three months, average selling prices across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders rose by 2.5 per cent to £253,552.

Published 11 November 2019

Homes in Glasgow and Edinburgh sell faster than rest of UK

Homes in Glasgow and Edinburgh sell twice as quickly as the average UK city property, according to Zoopla's UK Cities House Price Index for September.

Published 30 October 2019

House prices in Scotland growing twice as fast as UK average

The average price of a property in Scotland in July 2019 was £153,968 – an increase of 1.4 per cent on July in the previous year – the latest provisional statistics from the UK House Price Index (HPI) show.

Published 19 September 2019

House sales rose 4.6 per cent in spring

The latest Registers of Scotland (ROS) quarterly report revealed that between April and June 2019, the number of residential properties sold in Scotland was up by 4.6 per cent compared to the same period last year.

Published 12 September 2019

Fewer properties come to market as selling prices rise, ESPC data reveals

Over the past three months, the average selling price of properties in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders was £259,833 – a five per cent increase compared to the previous year. In Edinburgh, the average selling price was £283,398, a 6.4 per cent increase compared to last year.

Published 5 September 2019

No-deal Brexit puts Scottish housing market at risk

Research from KPMG UK has revealed that house prices in Scotland risk a six per cent drop if Britain leaves the EU without a deal at the end of next month.

Published 2 September 2019

Scottish property market reaches 11-year high ahead of Brexit

Scotland’s property market has soared to an 11-year high ahead of Brexit, according to new research.

Published 26 August 2019

Average house price in Scotland up 1.3 per cent over last June

The latest statistics from the UK government's House Price Index (HPI) show that the average price of a property in Scotland in June 2019 was £151,891 – an increase of 1.3 per cent on June in the previous year.

Published 14 August 2019

Strong house price growth expected for year ahead in Scotland

House prices across Scotland continue to grow, with respondents to the monthly RICS Residential Market Survey expecting further price rises for the year ahead.

Published 8 August 2019