Archive for the ‘Property News’ Category

Plans have been submitted for two major infrastructure projects that aim to support the delivery of around 2,000 new homes as part of the proposed £90 million Clyde Waterfront and Renfrew Riverside project, which will also include industrial, business, retail and leisure opportunities. The project, led by Renfrewshire Council as part of the £1.13 billion […]

It has been a good year for sellers in central belt towns with the likes of Bearsden, Lenzie and Alloa all sitting in property hotspots. According to the latest UK House Price Index (UK HPI) from Registers of Scotland, the highest year-on-year price gain in April was in East Dunbartonshire, where the average of £202,466 is […]

Registers of Scotland’s (RoS) recently published its fifth annual report detailing trends in the property and land market in Scotland over the last 10 years makes interesting reading. Spanning as it does a period that takes in the pre-financial crises period in 2007-08, through the subsequent economic downturn to the latest trends in sales and […]

Central Scotland – including Perth, Fife, Stirling and Clackmannanshire – is driving Scotland’s property market according to the latest research from Savills, which reveals annual prime transactions to the end of March this year reached 458 – 14 per cent higher than the five-year annual average, with prices remaining stable. Harry Maitland, from Savills Perth […]

The lack of properties continues to stymie the housing market in Scotland, says the latest RICS UK Residential Market Survey. Mirroring the trend seen across the UK, April saw a drop in new constructions, for which anecdotal evidence cites a lack of choice, uncertainty due to the forthcoming general election, and the continued lack of […]

Homeowners are being given help to run their properties more efficiently, or to introduce renewable technologies, thanks to a new interest-free loan scheme. Loans of up to £32,500 will be available through The Home Energy Scotland Loan Scheme – which was launched on May 2. A total £34 million in funding is available to owner-occupiers […]

New build in the North East of Scotland is booming. Within the last week it has been announced that the new investment has secured the next stage of Chapelton, Scotland’s largest planned new town. Work is now under way of ambitious plans for a further 250 homes, luxury retirement village from Liberty Retirement Living and […]

The only way is up, it seems – the average property price in Scotland in Novermber 2016 was £143,033 – 3.3 per cent higher than previous year and an increase of 1.0 percent compared to the previous month. The latest UK House Price Index (UK HPI) from Registers of Scotland, shows that this compares to […]

It’s a combination that traditional economics says should never really happen, but happen it has. In a report released in September by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) it’s been found that house prices in Scotland have continued to rise despite the fact that there have been fewer enquiries than in previous months. The […]

Current upheavals aside, the total value of the residential sales market in Scotland from 2006 to 2016 was just over £148.2 billion, according to a new report published today by Registers of Scotland (RoS) which details the trends over the decade’s peak years, and in the wake of the economic downturn. Kenny Crawford, RoS’ director of […]

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