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Rise of Generation Rent as average length of rental tenancies increase

Tenants in Scotland rent on average for 18 months, while the average length of rental tenancies across the UK is now almost two years, according to new data.

Published 23 August 2017

Scottish house prices edge up 0.1% in January and grow 1.5% annually

Housing prices in Scotland increased only marginally in January, up £137 (0.1%), to make the average home in the country worth £171,407, according to Your Move.

Published 17 March 2017

Scottish rents hit record high as LBTT surcharge bites

Rents in Scotland are at a record high of £549 on average per month after the fastest month-on-month growth on record, according to new figures from one of Scotland’s largest lettings agent networks.

Published 22 June 2016

Impending ‘second homes tax’ sparks house sales surge

The number of house sales across Scotland has increased by more than a fifth in a month as landlords rushed to buy up property ahead of changes to the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT).

Published 18 May 2016

First dip in Scots house prices in eight months, despite surge in sales

Average property prices in Scotland fell 1 per cent in February from the previous month – the first monthly drop seen since June 2015.

Published 21 April 2016

Rents in Edinburgh and the Lothians ‘see fastest rise on record’

Rents in parts of Scotland have soared by more than six per cent in the past year, the fastest rise on record.

Published 24 February 2016

Residential rents in Scotland up at less than a third in England and Wales

Average rents in Scotland have risen 1.7 per cent in the past year, less than a third of the rate seen in the rest of Britain, according to new figures.

Published 21 October 2015

‘Draconian’ rent control proposals ‘may lead to fewer properties in market’

A letting agent has warned that "draconian" Scottish Government rent control plans risk stifling the availability of new properties.

Published 24 September 2015

Average Scots rents hit all-time high in May

Average rents in Scotland reached a new peak in May, according to the latest Scotland Buy-to-Let Index from Your Move.

Published 10 July 2015