City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh News: property

Edinburgh Council Pulls Out of Caltongate Development

Caltongate site

The City of Edinburgh Council announced today that it was withdrawing its assets from the controversial Caltongate development as it became clear that the protracted negotiations between the Lloyds Banking Group and potential developers were unlikely to be successful.

RoS: Edinburgh House Prices Up Almost 8%

View from Blackford Hill

House prices continue to rise in Edinburgh and Scotland according to the official statistics from the Registers of Scotland for the quarter ending June 2010.

Average Edinburgh Home Rises £20,000 In A Year

Lamps on in New Town

House prices continue to rise in Edinburgh and the Lothians, supported by a historically low Bank of England base rate of 0.5%, unchanged since March 2009.

Curtain Raised on Scottish Centre For Moving Image

The Scottish Centre for the Moving Image (CMI) took another step forward in its development today with the announcement by Leslie Hills, Chair, CMI Board, of senior management appointments. Gavin Miller is appointed in the position of CEO and Graham Wallace as COO at the newly formed CMI with immediate effect.

Private Landlords Being Reminded To Re-register

Private landlords are being reminded by Edinburgh City Council to renew their registration in the coming months.

Edinburgh House Prices Still Heading Higher

Edinburgh House Prices Chart (Quarterly)

Edinburgh house prices continue to climb according to two new sets of property statistics from the ESPC and the Registers of Scotland.

Edinburgh Top City To Visit in UK, Says Survey

Fringe Sunday in the Meadows

Edinburgh is the top city in the UK to visit according to a survey of the world's most popular destinations.

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.