City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: property

Council Offers Cash Incentive To Free Up Under-occupied Homes

Edinburgh City Council is offering up to £1,000 worth of help to tenants in a pilot scheme to tackle the issue of people living in homes that are too big for them.

Edinburgh Methodist Church Sell Central Hall to Morningside Baptist Church for Over £1 Million

Earl Grey Street, Central Hall

Acting on behalf of The City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, An Edinburgh surveyors company has sold the Central Hall at Tollcross in Edinburgh city centre to Morningside Baptist Church for over &p

Demolition of Art Deco Odeon Cinema Gets Thumbs Down

Odeon Clerk St

Plans to demolish the auditorium of the former Odeon Cinema on Clerk Street and build an "arts hotel" were given the thumbs down by Edinburgh city councillors yesterday.

Edinburgh House Prices, Sales Drop at Start of 2011

Edinburgh Castle in distance from top of Blackford Hill

The average Edinburgh house price fell by 4.1% in the first three months of 2011 according to the latest statistics from the official government statistician Registers of Scotland.

ESPC 2011 Q1: Edinburgh House Price Rises £77

Princes Street and Fife on sunny day from Castle Hill

The average price of a home in Edinburgh has risen annually just £77 according to the Edinburgh Solicitor and Property Centre (ESPC) statistics for the first three months of 2011.

Napier Sells Historic Campus Site For Development

Craighouse from the air

Edinburgh Napier University’s expansive Craighouse campus has been sold for residential development. The leafy, 51 acre site in the Morningside area dates back to the 12th century and has a colourful past as the home of an asylum and the man who introduced skyscrapers to Japan.

Edinburgh Has Most Expensive Homes in Scotland

Edinburgh has the most expensive residential street and fifteen of the 20 most expensive streets in Scotland, according to a report from the Bank of Scotland.

Architects Appointed To Build Council's 1,020 New Homes

Architects' Render of Proposed Streetscape

Award-winning architects firm Anderson Bell + Christie have been appointed to provide outline designs and guides for the North Sighthill and Pennywell & Muirhouse elements of the 21st Century Homes programme.

RoS: Edinburgh Homes End 2010 Up 3.9%

Roof tops

Edinburgh no longer has the most expensive homes in Scotland, according to the latest quarterly report from government statistician the Registers of Scotland (RoS).

Action Urged on Edinburgh's 10,000 "Empties"

Edinburgh Castle and Old Town from Holyrood Park

Is it in spite of, or is because Edinburgh has the most expensive property in Scotland, with high demand for homes and accommodation, that over 10,000 private houses remain empty and unused for most of the year?

ESPC 2010 Q4: Edinburgh House Prices Down 2%

House price chart Q4 2010

After house price falls across the board in Edinburgh and Scotland in 2010, what does 2011 hold?