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Britons indulge in surprise pre-Brexit house buying spree

Buyers looking to complete deals before 31 October, says property site Rightmove The number of house sales is up 6.1% compared to last August as buyers and sellers rush to complete. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA British house hunters have launched a surprise August buying spree before the scheduled Brexit date, with new ...

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Scottish house prices rising at faster pace than rest of UK

House prices in Scotland increased ahead of the UK average in the year to June, according to new figures. The average price of a property was £151,891, a rise of 1.3% on the previous June and faster than the UK average of 0.9%, statistics from the House Price Index (HPI) show. It found house prices increased over ...

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House prices expected to grow in Scotland throughout year

House prices across Scotland continued to grow last month and industry experts expect that trend to continue throughout the year, according to new figures. The monthly RICS Residential Market Survey shows sales went up from +25% back in June to +45% in July. Respondents to research show 72% more respondents expect house prices to rise for ...

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Why buy-to-let is the preferred choice for property investors

It says a lot about the overall strength of the UK’s property market that in spite of all the unwelcome upheaval of recent years, no less than 73% of investors believe that buy-to-let property in the UK is still the best and least volatile long-term investment. That’s according to research by Benham and Reeves, ...

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Summer surge for Scottish house prices as sun shines on market

SCOTLAND’s property market is enjoying a “moment in the sun”, with house prices growing faster than the UK average, according to new figures. Statistics from the UK House Price Index (HPI) show the average price of a property in Scotland in May was £152,801. This marks a 2.8% increase on ...

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Edinburgh property market booming, Warner Estate Agents study reveals

THE property market in Scotland’s capital is in rude health, new figures have revealed, with the highest number of homes being bought and sold in more than 10 years. According to Warners Solicitors and Estate Agents, activity among buyers and sellers in Edinburgh through the first six months of 2019 ...

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Grant Property Press Release

Grant Property Co-Founder, Colette Grant To Focus On expanding her Coaching and Mentoring Venture Colette Grant, co-founder of Grant Property has today announced that she has sold her interest in the business to her fellow co-founder Peter Grant and has stepped down as a Director, with immediate effect. Colette remains a ...

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Edinburgh Property Market Booming, Warner Estate Agents Study Reveals

THE property market in Scotland’s capital is in rude health, new figures have revealed, with the highest number of homes being bought and sold in more than 10 years. According to Warners Solicitors and Estate Agents, activity among buyers and sellers in Edinburgh through the first six months of 2019 increased substantially compared to equivalent figures for 2018. Between January and ...

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Rents in Scotland increased by average of 1.7% in year to May 2019

Rents in Scotland increased by 1.7% in the year to May 2019 with four out of five regions recording growth, taking the average to £582 per calendar month, the latest lettings index shows. Landlords in Glasgow, Scotland’s biggest city, saw rents rise faster than anywhere else month on month, up 1.9% to £597, well ahead of ...

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Beverley Brown Scotland’s Voice of Property Rounds up the Week’s

MANY parents have taken the buy-to-let route to save costs as their offspring attend university. But according to Grant Property, which lets to students, corporate investors are also being drawn to the sector, attracted by high rental yields and stability. Managing director John Moran goes as far as saying “not even a bad Brexit deal ...