Contact information for Scotland’s leading national law firm, solicitor estate and letting agent. Aberdein Considine, Ochil House, Beveridge Square, Livingston.
Ochil House, Beveridge Square
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We are proud to offer clients the support of some of West Lothian’s most experienced property professionals from our estate agency and lettings office in Livingston. We also offer our full range of legal and independent financial services from the site.
The market in West Lothian has seen excellent growth in terms of value and selling time over the last few months and continues to do so.
With more and more people being priced out of the Edinburgh market, and with excellent transport links, the villages and towns of West Lothian present an ideal opportunity for people to get more for their money.
Broxburn, Uphall, Livingston and Bathgate are all doing particularly well with many properties selling in weeks, sometimes days, and closing dates starting to become a norm. We do not see any change to the market through the summer months with a lack of stock, particularly houses, being the main issue.
The first three months of the year saw the region experience a 13.8% year on year rise in average prices. This followed a 7.4% rise in the final three months of 2017.
We have a number of registered buyers on our database, mainly looking for 2, 3 and 4 bedroom houses throughout the region and many ready to go as soon as they have found the right house.
The activity level within the rental market in West Lothian remains very good. Smaller properties are proving popular, with good returns and a quick turnaround becoming the norm in the area once more.
There is an optimistic feel and recent activity suggests this could be quite a busy period.
The most recent figures from Citylets revealed that larger 4 bed properties fell in terms of rents, however the markets for one, two and three bed properties all rose, continuing an upward trajectory for the majority of the market.
As we move forward in 2018, if demand continues, we are optimistic that if properties coming onto the letting market in the area are well-presented, and rental prices are kept to a reasonable level, that they will let quickly.
West Lothian is ideally placed between Edinburgh and Glasgow with excellent transport links to both major cities. Substantial new-build developments in Winchburgh, Bathgate,
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We very much appreciated Cara Ramsay’s assistance with our recent house purchase. Everything went smoothly and we are very happy to be in our new home.
B. Larkins, purchase client
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