There was a 4% rise in the number of new build homes completed in Scotland in the 12 months to September 2018, the latest official figures to be published show.
Galbraith, a leading independent property consultancy, reports that the market for country properties continues to defy expectations, unaffected by Brexit uncertainty.
The number of first time buyers in Scotland reached 34,519 in 2018, an increase of 56% from 22,100 a decade ago, according to the latest buyer research.
A limited number of properties being out up for sale in the Scottish Borders means that the residential property market is currently good for sellers, the latest agents report suggests.
The shopping centre in Fife which was put up for auction with a reserve price of only £1, has been sold for £310,000.
A dozen different bidders competed for just five minutes to buy it some online, some over the phone and some in the room, before a phone bidder won it.
Latest figures show that Glasgow is the one of the most active locations for build-to-rent expansion.
Private sector rents in Scotland increased by 0.9% nationally in the whole of 2018 to an average of £576 per month but some locations recorded double digit growth, the latest index shows.
The average price of farmland in Scotland was unchanged in 2018, remaining at £4,271 per acre, but the market has varied according to the type of land being sold, the latest sector index shows.
House prices in Scotland increased by 6% in the 12 months to November 2018 with values up across most of the country to a new peak average of £186,142, according to the latest index to be published.
The prime country property market in Scotland has continued to defy expectations and has not been affected by Brexit uncertainty, new research suggests.
Property prices in the Lothians are among the fastest growing in Scotland, outperforming the national average as demand has risen from families looking for more affordable homes, new research suggests.
dinburgh home-buyers are paying nearly a third of all Land and Buildings Transaction Tax, according to new data from Revenue Scotland.
Sales and lettings agents in Scotland have hit out at plans to increase the Additional Dwelling Supplement (ADS) from 3% to 4%, saying it will have an adverse effect, particularly for the buy to let sector.
The average rent for a property in the UK increased by just 0.96% in 2018 but the lettings markets in Scotland and Wales are stronger, the latest index report shows.
Average rents increase by 0.4% in the 12 months to November 2018 in Scotland, taking the average private sector rent to £574 per month, the latest Your Move index shows.
The average price of a property in Scotland increased by 4.4% in the 12 months to October 2018 to £151,508, the latest official figures to be published shows.
There will be no increase in fees for home buyers in Scotland in 2019, it has been confirmed.
Glasgow has taken action against the rise in the number of flats in residential blocks being let out on a short term basis, including Airbnb.
Tax changes announced by the Scottish Government could reduce investment by landlords and exacerbate the country’s housing crisis, it is claimed.
Four of the top 10 house price losers are Greater London authorities while Scotland and Wales are amongst the winners, according to new research.
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