More than 30,000 households have been helped to buy their home through Scottish Government support schemes since 2007, the latest official figures show.
Commercial property sales in Scotland during the first quarter of 2019 fell by 21% compared to the same period in 2018, according to an analysis of the latest data to be published.
The number of new homes built in Scotland during 2018 reached over 20,000 for the first time in a decade, a rise of 15% in the previous year, official data shows.
More empty homes in the countryside in Scotland could be returned to use if greater policy flexibility was available to recognise the unique circumstances of rural areas, it is claimed.
Scotland is the best buy to let location in the UK based on the speed at which landlords can recoup their investment on both property price and stamp duty costs, based solely on annual rental return.
Buccleuch Estates has put up for sale a further 10,100ha of farmland in the Scottish borders.
The sale is part of a wider programme of restructuring, with the business announcing the sale of almost 3,640ha in September 2018 to free up capital for other projects and to reduce the “footprint” of the estate.
Across Scotland, on average, properties are selling for £4,000 more than their asking price, with the price for sale increasing across much of the country.
The average rent in Scotland increased by 1.7% in the 12 months to April 2019 to £581 per calendar month, led by growth of 3.6% in the Highlands and Islands, the latest index report shows.
The property market in East Central Scotland saw prices rise by almost 4% in the three months to April with sales also up, rising 8% year on year, the latest figures show.
People renting will have more choice in where they live and greater security over their home through a £30 million investment from the Building Scotland Fund, it has been announced.
Rents in the private rented sector in Scotland increased by 1.8% in the 12 months to March 2019 to an average of £580 per calendar month, according to the latest index figures.
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon announces new, more generous scheme that will loan £25,000 to those wanting to get the property ladder.
Prime property market price growth paused in Scotland in the first quarter of 2018, but demand at the top of the market remained strong and it outperformed the rest of the UK.
Price growth in Edinburgh’s prime property market moderated in the first quarter of 2019, up 0.6% with political uncertainty possibly affecting the city’s real estate sector.
Politicians in Scotland are being asked to think again about the massive financial implications of the Planning Bill currently making its way through the Scottish Parliament.
Commission set up by Scottish government recommends new powers to split monopolies
The average house price in Scotland increased by 3.2% in the 12 months to January 2019 to £184,324, outperforming England and Wales, the latest agent index shows.
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.
Opt in here