Area Guide For Stirling

Stirling is a city and former ancient burgh in Scotland, and is at the heart of the wider Stirling council area. The city is clustered around a large fortress and medieval old-town beside the River Forth. Historically it was strategically important as the "Gateway to the Highlands", with its position near the boundary between the Scottish Lowlands and Highlands, and its crossing of the Forth, the nearest to the river mouth. Once the capital of Scotland, Stirling contains the Great Hall (restored 1999) and the Renaissance Palace (restoration completed 2011) within the Castle that rivalled any building in Europe at the time. Stirling also has its medieval parish church, The Church of the Holy Rude, where King James VI was crowned King of Scots on 29 July 1567. The Holy Rude still functions as living church with a service every Sunday. Stirling is a centre for local government, higher education, retail, and light industry. Its population in 2008 was 33,710, for Stirling itself, the wider urban area including Bridge of Allan and Bannockburn has a population of 45,750. This makes it the smallest city in Scotland: indeed it is smaller than many


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Estimated Price: £207,399
Average Asking Price: £213,243
Price change in last one year: £18,039
Average Price Paid: £176,059
Average Rent Rates: £735


Property Prices Breakdown in Stirling

Average Price for property in Stirling is around £207,399 which varies based on type of property you are interested in and ranges from £345,748 for detached house to around £183,158 for semi-detached. Similarly terraced house is around £150,228 and a flat is worth £143,005. Values have been changing and have risen £2,836 in last 3 months alone. Similar historical trend can be observed in price changes e.g. prices changed £7,723 in last 6 months, £18,039 in last 1 year, £23,282 in last 2 years, £13,057 in last 3 years, £24,755 in last 4 years and £15,138 in last 5 years.

Currently average asking price of a property in Stirling is around £213,243 based on approximately 1,166 properties for sale. Same is the case with rental options based on 99 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £735 per month.

Estimated property value in Stirling is £207,399. Average asking price is £213,243 while average price paid is £182,280 which is up by £18,039 and Avg. asking rent £735.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 Stirling area. In last 1 year alone average price buyer paid is around £182,280 based on approximately 1,166 sales in Stirling area alone. If you compare it to last 3 years sales of 3,318 properties where buyers paid around £176,039. 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 £176,059 for 5,149 and average amount paid for purchase of approx. 7,271 properties sold in last 7 years comes to about £177,272 per sale.


Properties For Sale in Stirling


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 £84,499, £128,363 for a 2 bedroom house, £158,299 for a 3 bedroom house, £318,830 for a 4 bedroom house and £444,957 for a 5 bedroom house. For a flat similarly the prices varies from £73,734 for a single bedroom to £117,144 for a 2 bedroom Flat. Same is the case with 3 bedroom flat £171,246 and £193,125 for a 4 bedroom flat. To sum up the asking prices for properties in Stirling it comes to around average £75,567 for 1 bedroom property, £121,619 for 2 bedroom, £161,030 for 3 bedroom, £313,751 for 4 bedroom and £444,957 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 £577 for 2 bedroom to £796 for 3 bedroom, £920 for 4 bedroom and £2,409 for 5 bedroom. But if you are interested in renting a 1 bedroom flat then rent per month can be around £422. As the no. of bedroom increase so will the rent e.g. for a 2 bedroom flat it will be around £671, £873 for 3 bedroom and £650 for 4 bedroom. You should be generally be expecting around average £422 rent per month for single bedroom property, £650 for 2 bedroom, £828 for 3 bedroom, £893 for 4 bedroom and approximately £2,409 for a 5 bedroom property in Stirling 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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