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Edinburgh property prices rise faster than rest of UK

House prices in Edinburgh grew faster than any other British city last year, according to a report by Zoopla into the 20 cities with the fastest growth. Glasgow also had high growth and prices are expected to rise further this year, say experts because of a Brexit bounce based on an improving ...

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Will house prices rise after Brexit? Yes, especially if you live up north

The prediction for what house prices will do after Brexit? Experts say they are set to rise in the next five years, most dramatically in the North of England Will house prices rise after Brexit? Even a month ago, the more appropriate question seemed to be: will house prices crash after ...

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Scottish house prices projected to rise by nearly 20%

The average house price is predicted to be  £35,000 higher in five years as “Brexit and election-related angst” subsides, according to a report. Savills expects average house prices across the UK to lift from £231,000 in 2019 to £266,000 in 2024 – with the north outperforming those in the south. There are ...

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Property sells fastest in Scotland, new study shows

Property in the UK is taking almost two weeks longer to sell than last year, now at an average of 114 days nationwide, a new study shows. Homes in Oxford, one of the least affordable cities in the UK, take the longest to sell, staying on the market for an average ...

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House prices set to overtake rest of UK in next five years

House price growth in Scotland is poised to outstrip the rest of Britain over the next five years, a report says. Buyers in Edinburgh and Glasgow who pay over the odds for homes in a competitive market are a big driver behind the rising costs. By 2024 the average Scottish home will ...

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The UK’s hotspots where employment is pushing up rental prices

Research by lettings management platform Howsy has looked at how employment rates impact rental growth and where is home to the best mix of above-average employment and healthy rental increases for landlords. The latest data on employment levels from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings across the UK shows that ...

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Scottish house sales skyrocket as London’s plummet after Brexit referendum

House sales in Scotland are up four per cent since the Brexit referendum - the strongest performance in the UK.   Scottish house sales have increased since the 2016 referendum whilst sales in London and some of its boroughs have decreased by over 30 per cent. House sales in Scotland are up four ...

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What opportunities has regeneration created for buy-to-let clients?

The regeneration process is expected to remain an important focal point for any government, never mind who the Prime Minister is.   Regeneration is about improving areas and the quality of life for people in and around that area. It is happening all over the UK in some form or another, although ...

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House prices predicted to rise by 2% in UK

The average price of a home will rise by 2% over the next year, with northern regions performing more strongly than those further south, according to predictions from the UK’s biggest property website. Rightmove said it expects to see asking prices rise by 2% in 2020 – and that the election result could pave ...

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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 ...