Housing

Edinburgh

In 2013, housing tenure in Edinburgh was:

• owner occupied (59%)

• private rented (26%)

• social rented (13%)

• other (2%).

The average price for a home in October-December 2014 was £224,368, an increase of 4.4% on the same period in 2013. There were 2,924 homes sold in that period, an annual decrease of 1.5%. The value of sales was £656,052,040.

Midlothian

In 2013 housing tenure in Midlothian was:

• owner occupied (64%)

• social rented (25%)

• private rented (10%)

• other (1%).

The average price for a home in October-December 2014 was £185,416, an increase of 7.5% on the same period in 2013. There were 415 homes sold in that period, an annual decrease of 5%. The value of these sales was £76,947,653.

Scottish Borders

Housing tenure in the Scottish Borders in 2013 was:

• owner occupied (61%)

• social rented (22%)

• private rented (12%)

• other (5%).

The average price for a home October-December 2014 was £179,952, an increase of 7.2% on the same period in 2013. There were 469 residential property sales in October-December 2014, an annual decrease of 10.6%. The value of these sales was £84,397,664.