City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: property

Edinburgh Property Values Fall Below Lower End Predictions

The ESPC in Edinburgh

The average price of a property in Edinburgh still remains in positive territory compared to a year ago, but the credit crunch is beginning to bite at the lower end of the market.

Edinburgh Solicitors Hope To Put Crimp in the Crunch

A group of solicitor firms, who account for around a quarter of the properties sold in the Edinburgh area, are hoping that a new cashback scheme aimed at helping first time buyers will stave off the worst of the credit and housing meltdown.

Edinburgh City Council Plans to Build 500 Affordable Homes

The property slowdown may finally have reached North of the Border last month, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Solicitors Say Scots Property Market Is Insulated From Downturn

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These may be nervous times for anyone trying to sell a house, with properties that a year ago would have had multiple offers getting little interest now, but our unique property-buying system shoul

Getting On Property Ladder "Hardest Struggle Ever"

Would-be first time buyers face the "hardest struggle ever" to get onto the property ladder in Scotland according to a new report from housing charity Shelter.

Edinburgh House Market Cools - Price Inflation Lowest In 15 Years

Figures released today by Edinburgh Solicitors and Property Centre (ESPC) reveal the housing market in Edinburgh has continued to cool with annual inflation falling to its lowest
level since 1993. A rise of just 1.2% took the average price in Edinburgh from £207,669 in the first quarter of 2007 to £210,123 during the first three months of 2008.

Plans For 3% Scottish Local Income Tax Unveiled

The Scottish Government unveiled plans for a local income tax of 3p on the pound yesterday to replace the Council Tax.

Does Granton Harbour Deserve A Carbuncle?

Granton Harbour, part of the waterfront in the North of Edinburgh, has been shortlisted for the Plook on the Plinth Award for the "Most Dismal Town in Scotland." The Plook is the most significant of the three Carbuncle awards

Letwise Week for Landlords and Tenants

The City of Edinburgh Council kicks off its third annual "responsible renting week", Letwise, today.

Edinburgh "Best Place To Live" in UK Says Channel 4 Programme

Channel 4's flagship property programme Location, Location, Location has rated Edinburgh this year's top place to live in the UK last night.