Scottish Borders Housing Sales Market Review | Autumn/Winter 2020
"The rise of home working has led many families to now seriously consider moving further from town to gain the outdoors lifestyle and greater living space that previously seemed out of reach. With its hills and woodlands, and accessibility via road and rail, the lure of the Scottish Borders has never been stronger for many buyers.”
Simon Rettie, Managing Director, Rettie & Co.
- The Scottish Borders market has seen supply increase by over 25% since from July to September 2020 compared to the same period in 2019
- The highest increase in supply has been in and around Peebles and along the A68 corridor
- So far in 2020, the total number of properties sold to September in the Scottish Borders remains -20% down on 2019
- There have been few price reductions since lockdown ended with desirable family homes achieving premiums over Home Report