Recent research from the Aberdein Considine’s Property Monitor report illustrates that the average price for Scottish properties sold for a record £169,450 during the second quarter of this year (April-June 2018), a 4.7% increase during the same time last year and a grand total of £175 higher than the previous record set in the third quarter of 2017.
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The Scottish property market continues to buck wider UK housing market trends again this month as ESPC reports an increase in properties brought to market and the average selling price of homes across east-central Scotland compared to last year.
Six residential apartments were shut down by Edinburgh City Council due to complaints from neighbours and residents, ranging from excessive noise and smashed bottles to underwear being thrown out of the windows.
Owners of empty houses in Edinburgh will be forced to either occupy their property or sell it as the City Council takes a more hands-on approach to tackle the city’s housing crisis. The council will use Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs) to ensure that property which is not being used can get back on the market.