Borrowing

The appearance of Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England, produced a predictably very respectable turnout in the Baillie Gifford Main Tent at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Smaller properties in Edinburgh are experiencing the biggest decreases in value in today's tough housing market according to the latest house price statistics from the ESPC for November 2012 to Jan

A continuation in the fall of house prices in East Central Scotland, has brought a rise in the number of house sales.

The Edinburgh Solicitor and Property Centre reported today that average property prices in Edinburgh have dropped 6.1% for the September t

Registers of Scotland published statistics today showing that the average price of a residential property in Edinburgh dropped 2.7% during the first quarter (April to June) of the financial year 2011/12 compared with the same period the previous year.

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.

The Scottish Government has launched a new £500,000 interest free loan scheme for householders installing micro-energy generating equipment. Loans will be available for a range of renewable heat and electricity technologies, such as heat pumps, solar panels, micro-wind turbines, or biomass boilers.

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.

Prior to Thatcher the notion of borrowing tens of thousands of pounds just to get on with life was WRONG!

The average Edinburgh house price continues to rise according to the latest quarterly statistics from the ESPC.