Private Investor Briefing | Autumn 2019

KEY FINDINGS:

  • The macroeconomic and political uncertainty is resulting in some limited hesitance in the market, however, demand across the market remains robust due to strong underlying fundamentals.
     
  • Scotland’s major cities have experienced strong levels of both capital appreciation and rental growth over the past 5 years, maintaining yields.
     
  • Price growth in central locations has provided opportunities by gentrifying areas and outperforming wider market returns.
     
  • While the sales market is experiencing a pause for breath after strong growth in recent years, and due to Brexit uncertainty, rental demand remains high in urban centres supporting a positive investment outlook.