Edinburgh Residential Market Update: What can we expect in the coming year?

Edinburgh Residential Market Update: What can we expect in the coming year?

Currently, it’s impossible to avoid inflationary pressures. My mind is rather focused on shoving more loft insulation into my roof space to mitigate rising heating bills, and I’m pretty sure the caramel shortbread slice I buy most days from my favourite sandwich shop is getting smaller. This squeeze in people’s incomes is often accompanied by…

Scottish Residential Market Update: Latest figures beg the question: ‘are we out of the woods yet?’

Scottish Residential Market Update: Latest figures beg the question: ‘are we out of the woods yet?’

The arrival of the latest set of market statistics for Scotland from the Registers of Scotland (RoS) for Q2 2021-2022 show continued growth, but are we out of the woods quite yet? There were concerns last year that the pandemic would have a huge impact on house values causing negative equity. Some anticipated a reduction…

Perthshire Residential Market Update: Latest figures beg the question: ‘what next?’
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Perthshire Residential Market Update: Latest figures beg the question: ‘what next?’

The arrival of the latest set of market statistics for Perth and Kinross from the Registers of Scotland (RoS) brings into sharp focus just how much has changed in a very short period of time. The stats cover the quarter up until the end of March, in other words the period prior to the main…

Is Stamp Duty Holiday required to preserve Residential Market?
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Is Stamp Duty Holiday required to preserve Residential Market?

As one of Scotland’s largest independent firms of Chartered Surveyors we welcome the proposal from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) that Government intervention will be required to stimulate the property market post Covid-19 lockdown. The RICS March 2020 – UK Residential Market Survey showed a reversal to the first two months of the…