The Scottish government’s plans for new Environmental Performance Certificates (EPCs), whilst well intentioned, may in some types of property be impossible to achieve, property marketing company ESPC has warned. In the current system of EPCs, the most prominent metric is the Energy Efficiency
The Scottish property market has shown signs of cooling as average property selling prices across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders showed a 2.8 per cent year-on-year drop during June-August 2023 to £286,560, according to the latest ESPC House Price Report.
During May-July 2023, the average selling price of property across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders held steady in comparison to the same time last year. A marginal increase of 0.4 per cent took the average to £287,820, showing that the property market overall has retained composu
Homes are selling quickly and a high level of home report valuations are being achieved, the latest data from ESPC shows. In August-October 2022, sales volumes across Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders reduced by 4.3 per cent annually, while new property listings were up 0.5 per cent.
A new way to market properties for sale has been launched by a collective group of solicitor estate agents and ESPC. Offers being accepted subject to the sale of the buyer’s property is common practice in many property transactions across Scotland. This proposition is brought to market to targ
House prices in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders have continued to rise, increasing by nearly five per cent to reach £288,993 in July, according to ESPC. The highest price increases during May-July 2022 were seen in West Lothian where market activity has accelerated in recent mont
The Scottish property market continued its upward trend during May, June, and July 2021, as buyers flocked to secure homes across Edinburgh, Lothians, Fife, and the Borders, ESPC reports. The average selling price rose to £275,623 – up 7.6 per cent on the same period in 2020.
The average property selling price in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders over the past three months was £265,953, up 7.4 per cent compared to the same period last year. In Edinburgh, the average property selling price was £281,386, up 5.3 per cent compared to the previous year
Edinburgh property lawyer Andrew Diamond has been appointed as the new chairman of ESPC. Mr Diamond, a partner and head of residential property at Lindsays, has worked in the residential property sector for nearly three decades and has been a non-executive director of ESPC for more than five years.
Scottish property prices are continuing to rise year on year as the average selling price from August to October Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders rose by 7.9 per cent to reach £270,983. According to ESPC, the Scottish property market remains 'exceptionally busy' as propertie
From July 1 to September 30, the average selling price in Edinburgh, the Lothians, Fife and the Borders was £266,149, up 5.2 per cent compared to the same period last year, according to property consultant ESPC.