Dumfries & Galloway

Area Guide For Dumfries & Galloway

Dumfries & Galloway situated in the western Southern uplands of Scotland with castles, historic sites, nature reserves, visitor centres. Dumfries & Galloway's turbulent history will have you captivated when visiting the region's castles. Britain's only triangular-shaped castle, Caerlaverock, has a dramatic past as has Threave Castle, once owned by Archibald the Grim. Dumfries & Galloway boasts a number of exciting museums, visitor centres and galleries on a fascinating variety of subjects. Discover the life of John Paul Jones, 'The Father of the American Navy', visit a genuine 18th century lead mine at Hidden Treasures - Museum of Lead Mining and learn about the Second World War at the Dumfries & Galloway Aviation Museum.


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Estimated Price: £157,143
Average Asking Price: £209,627
Price change in last one year: £7,800
Average Price Paid: £134,116
Average Rent Rates: £582


Property Prices Breakdown in Dumfries & Galloway

Average Price for property in Dumfries & Galloway is around £157,143 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £248,168 for detached house to around £131,976 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £117,651 and a flat is worth £101,493. Values have been changing and have risen £1,409 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £4,055 in last 6 months, £7,800 in last 1 year, £13,375 in last 2 years, £6,053 in last 3 years, £12,286 in last 4 years and £7,984 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in Dumfries & Galloway is around £209,627 based on approximately 1,553 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 96 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £582 per month.

Estimated property value in Dumfries & Galloway is £157,143. Average asking price is £209,627 while average price paid is £132,849 which is up by £7,800 and Avg. asking rent £582.Based on an Online Survey

Buyers are willing to pay high dollar prices to grab these properties because of the recent trend in real estate investment especially in Dumfries & Galloway area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £132,849 based on approximately 1,553 sales in Dumfries & Galloway area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 4,832 properties where buyers paid around £132,777. It has been same for some time now for e.g. if you take an average of amount paid in last 5 years, it comes to around £134,116 for 7,689 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 11,253 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £135,760 per sale.


Properties For Sale in Dumfries & Galloway


Breakdown of asking prices for homes of different sizes show that price varies clearly based on no of bedrooms and type of house. Asking price for a house with 1 bedroom is around £86,726, £116,269 for a 2 bedroom house, £177,599 for a 3 bedroom house, £268,147 for a 4 bedroom house and £321,536 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £65,401 for a single bedroom to £83,683 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £105,550, £138,333 for a 4 bedroom flat and £80,000 for a 5 bedroom flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in Dumfries & Galloway it comes to around average £76,290 for 1 bedroom property, £109,451 for 2 bedroom, £174,550 for 3 bedroom, £267,053 for 4 bedroom and £319,300 for a 5 bedroom property.

Rent per calendar month varies similarly based on type and size of the house. If you look at the rents per month for houses alone it can vary from £376 for 1 bedroom to £467 for 2 bedrooms, £939 for 3 bedrooms, £649 for 4 bedrooms and £700 for 5 bedrooms house. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £385. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £454 and £477 for 4 bedroom. You should be generally be expecting around average £382 rent per month for single bedroom property, £462 for 2 bedroom, £939 for 3 bedroom, £627 for 4 bedroom and approximately £700 for a 5 bedroom property in Dumfries & Galloway area.

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Disclaimer : Location real estate estimates and values are based on House price index background data and Sales data provided by United Kingdom Land registry Records available as public records from their website. This information is updated monthly on our website and may not reflect all public transactions. This information is based on estimated calculation generated from our developed algorithms. We are striving to make this information as accurate and useful as possible. This data covers the transactions received at Land Registry in the period 1/1/1995 to 9/1/2014. © Crown copyright 2014. Data produced by Land Registry © Crown copyright 2014.

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