Scottish Borders

Area Guide For Scottish Borders

Scottish Borders, many who have come to visit or those who have inhabited here are all under the spell of the beauty and enthralling history of the environment around. Discover a gentler pace of life amid the sweeping valleys, emerald forests and heather-clad moorlands of this outstanding part of the world. With excellent local food and drink, a range of outdoor pursuits and a flourishing cultural scene, the Scottish Borders will captivate you from the moment you arrive. From the rolling hills and moorland in the west of the gentle valleys and picturesque Berwickshire coastline in the east, the Scottish Borders cover around 1,800 square miles.  Come and experience the tranquillity of the magnificent rolling hills and lush forests, enjoy action-packed outdoor activities and soak up an enthralling history that features bloody battles and grand castles.


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Estimated Price: £193,595
Average Asking Price: £216,508
Price change in last one year: £6,706
Average Price Paid: £166,860
Average Rent Rates: £629


Property Prices Breakdown in Scottish Borders

Average Price for property in Scottish Borders is around £193,595 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £317,872 for detached house to around £167,736 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £142,535 and a flat is worth £106,025. Values have been changing and have risen £770 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £1,133 in last 6 months, £6,706 in last 1 year, £17,536 in last 2 years, £17,071 in last 3 years, £23,352 in last 4 years and £18,182 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in Scottish Borders is around £216,508 based on approximately 1,327 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 145 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £629 per month.

Estimated property value in Scottish Borders is £193,595. Average asking price is £216,508 while average price paid is £164,639 which is up by £6,706 and Avg. asking rent £629.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 Scottish Borders area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £164,639 based on approximately 1,327 sales in Scottish Borders area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 3,751 properties where buyers paid around £163,140. 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 £166,860 for 5,918 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 8,889 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £166,589 per sale.


Properties For Sale in Scottish Borders


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 £93,666, £137,407 for a 2 bedroom house, £184,711 for a 3 bedroom house, £292,865 for a 4 bedroom house and £372,320 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £55,890 for a single bedroom to £92,078 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £107,724, £151,781 for a 4 bedroom flat and £159,333 for a 5 bedroom flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in Scottish Borders it comes to around average £63,745 for 1 bedroom property, £118,361 for 2 bedroom, £174,777 for 3 bedroom, £289,887 for 4 bedroom and £368,352 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 £587 for 1 bedroom to £470 for 2 bedrooms, £538 for 3 bedrooms, £777 for 4 bedrooms and £1,016 for 5 bedrooms house. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £347. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £423, £547 for 3 bedroom and £696 for 4 bedroom. You should be generally be expecting around average £364 rent per month for single bedroom property, £447 for 2 bedroom, £539 for 3 bedroom, £765 for 4 bedroom and approximately £1,016 for a 5 bedroom property in Scottish Borders area.

Popular Houses in Scottish Borders

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.

Areas in and around Scottish Borders