Property Drought for Estate Agents

By Robert Carroll Managing Director of MOV8 Real Estate Estate agents in Edinburgh and the Lothians are reporting a ‘property drought’ for the first time in...

Video: An insider’s view of the Edinburgh Property Market

The headlines claim that the Edinburgh property market in particular remains healthy. Certainly, there are people queuing to buy some of the more desirable...

Community land buyout on Skye is latest example of the Big Society

By John Knox A wood on the Isle of Skye has become the latest community land buyout in Scotland. And although the pine trees may...

‘Sizeable increase’ in recent Scottish housing market activity

The latest Scottish House Price Monitor from Lloyds TSB Scotland suggests that Scottish house prices are almost identical to four-and-a-half years ago. But in...

Lacklustre trends in housing market could lead to Generation Rent

The housing market throughout the UK remains firmly in the doldrums with little sign of any imminent recovery. The Scottish market in particular appears...

Hope for Halbeath as Shepherd Offshore aims to revamp Fife site

Scottish Enterprise has long been in favour of “clusters”. The idea is simple enough: bring together enough firms from the same sector or related...

Councils and Lloyds TSB combine to offer first-time buyer help

It’s not an easy time to enter the housing market. House prices may have fallen by 1.4 per cent in January throughout the UK,...

Housing sector sceptical over government planning and provision

With first a budget, then an election in the offing, it’s hardly surprising that the special pleading has started. The housing sector has definite...

Scottish house prices down by 1.8%

In the latest four week period available the Scottish average house price has decreased by -1.8% to £158.797 and the volume of sales in...

Scottish house prices down by 4.9%

In the latest four week period available the Scottish average house price has decreased by -4.9% to £157,800 and the volume of sales in...