City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: property


ESPC Sees Annual Edinburgh House Price Rise of 5.9%

Looking to Leith from Calton Hill

House prices are continuing to show an annual increase across most of East Central Scotland, according to figures for the first quarter of 2010 from the Edinburgh Solicitors' Property Centre (ESPC).

ESPC Sees Flat Property Market In 2010

The Edinburgh Solitors' Property Centre, Edinburgh

The average house price in Edinburgh rose by 2.8% annually last month, according to figures from the Edinburgh Solicitors Property Centre (ESPC). The average price of a property sold during February stood at £200,126, up from £194,678 during the same month last year. The rise marked the sixth time in the last seven months during which an annual increase had been recorded in the Capital.

Edinburgh House Prices To Be "Broadly Unchanged" In 2010 After 2009 Rise

New Town from Edinburgh Castle battlements

Edinburgh's housing market ended 2009 in better health than a year ago, according to the ESPC's report for the last quarter of 2009, with the average house price up from £193,354 to £218,043, an annual increase of 12.8%. The average house price in Edinburgh has now increased annually during each of the last five months of 2009, reflecting a trend seen across the UK.

ESPC Sees Edinburgh House Prices Rise Over 15% in October

Looking to Leith from Calton Hill

The latest monthly statistics from the ESPC show that home owners in Edinburgh continue to benefit  from record low interest rates. House prices in Edinburgh rose by 15.4% annually to £221,875, according to the ESPC statistics for October.

Gracemount Tower Blocks Hit the Dust

Three multi story blocks at Gracemount bit the dust yesterday after schoolboy Robert Millar lit the fuse to demolish the buildings. The three blocks were originally built in 1962 and contained 246 flats. Garvald, Soutra and Fala Courts will be replaced by 220 new modern homes.

Edinburgh House Prices Levelling Out

The ESPC in Edinburgh

Latest statistics released by ESPC reveal that the property market in Edinburgh is beginning to stabilise thanks to continuing record low interest rates, a stamp duty holiday until September, and a sense that economic conditions are improving.

Edinburgh House Market Prices Continue To Stabilise

Calton Hill view

Statistics for the second quarter of 2009, released by the Edinburgh Solicitor and Property Centre (ESPC), show that the average house price in East Central Scotland decreased by 11.0% annually during the second quarter of 2009.

Edinburgh Sees Largest Population Increases in Scotland

View NE from Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh has seen the largest population increase of all the Scottish Council areas in recent years, according to latest government figures.

Government Releases Scottish Radon Risk Map

A new map, produced for the Scottish governement, has been released which shows areas of Scotland that have the highest levels of the naturally-occurring radioactive gas radon. The survey, based on tests of 19,000 Scottish dwellings, has been published to help homeowners identify whether they need to take any action.

New University Building at Potterrow Wins RICS Award

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Considering that in the past sixty years the university has allegedly been
responsible for the demolition of many Georgian buildings, it is refreshing
to hear that the recently completed Informatics building at Potterrow has won a Royal Institute of
Chartered Surveyers Scotland Award.