Record prices but falling activity and lending levels | Sales Bulletin

The latest of our sales bulletins has been released. The findings have come from our carefully researched data courtesy of the Rettie & Co. Research Team, Scotland’s largest dedicated property research department.

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KEY FINDINGS

  • Scottish house prices continue to rise, with another 3% increase in the last year. These rises are expected to continue by chartered surveyors.
  • However, it is also clear that stock levels are depleted, impacting on transaction activity, down 7% on the year.
  • Lending levels are also dropping back in Scotland, for both first time buyers (down 3% on the year) and home movers (down 2%).