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Two Distinct Buyer Types Boost Moray Property Sales

07th January 2022

The Moray property market has continued to flourish with two distinct buyer types boosting sales according to leading independent consultancy Galbraith. The firm publishes its market review for 2021 which saw the agency team in Elgin handle a 38 per cent increase in property sales compared with the previous year.  The value of sales handled by Galbraith, Elgin in 2021 totalled in excess of £23.1m resulting in an average selling price of £409,398.

High Levels of Activity in the Fife Property Market in 2021

24th December 2021

High levels of activity have been registered in the Fife property market, as leading independent consultancy Galbraith publishes its end of year market review for 2021.  The value of sales handled by Galbraith in Fife this year to date has totalled in excess of £25.5m, resulting in an average selling price of £454,545. 

Strong Property and Sales record in Ayrshire Property Market

24th December 2021

Strong activity has been registered in the Ayrshire property market, as leading independent consultancy Galbraith publishes its end of year market review for 2021. 

Strong Sales in Aberdeenshire Property Market

23rd December 2021

Leading independent property consultancy Galbraith has published its market review for 2021 with strong sales and increased activity being registered in the Aberdeenshire property market.  

Dumfries and Galloway Property Market Continues to Thrive

20th December 2021

The Dumfries & Galloway property market continues to be driven by a wide range of buyers from all over the UK as end of year figures released by leading independent property consultancy Galbraith indicate another extremely active year.  The total value of property sales handled by Galbraith in Dumfries & Galloway to date this year is in excess of £25m, resulting in an average selling price of £391,815. 

Beautiful Country Home with Paddocks near Linlithgow

13th December 2021

Galbraith is bringing to the market a lovely country home with paddocks in a tranquil rural setting near Linlithgow. East Bonhard Farmhouse is beautifully presented and has benefited from recent modernization to create a spacious family home with wonderful views over countryside and to the sea at the Firth of Forth.

Galbraith on the Double with Charity Cycle Ride

10th December 2021

Staff at rural property consultancy Galbraith have achieved more than double their fundraising target through a sponsored cycle ride to support two amazing charities – the RSABI and My Name'5 Doddie Foundation.   The original target was to raise £5,000 by cycling 1,189 miles, the distance between John O'Groats and Land’s End, with some members of staff out and about on a real bike, while others undertook the challenge at home or in the office, on a network of static spin bikes.   In fact the total distance cycled was 1,995.8 miles, and the amount raised from donations - £5,740 - was matched by Galbraith to make a grand total of £11,480.   The donation will be split equally between the RSABI and the My Name'5 Doddie Foundation.  

Galbraith Appoints Head Of Residential Property For The Scottish Borders And Opens New Kelso Office

08th December 2021

Leading Scottish property consultancy, Galbraith, today announced the appointment of Mark Paton as head of the firm’s residential division for the Scottish Borders, with responsibility for residential agency, estate and country house sales. Mark Paton replaces Alex Inglis, who is retiring after 30 years as head of the Galbraith residential team in the Scottish Borders.

Energy update: Rising tide

03rd December 2021

A project in Orkney is gearing up to supply the grid. Richard Higgins reports. 

Natural Capital Update: Storm Arwen and the Anthropocene

01st December 2021

The weekend weather prompts Eleanor Harris to reflect on fallen trees in the climate-change era.

Natural Capital Update: Agri-Environment Climate Scheme to support better land management

11th November 2021

Lucie Howatson As COP26 draws to a close, a scheme to protect the environment and improve public access to the countryside is due to reopen for a full round in 2022 and continue to be available until 2024, subject to budgetary decisions.

Remote Off-Grid Cottage in Picturesque Northumberland

09th November 2021

Leading property consultancy Galbraith has recently launched a period off-grid cottage in a peaceful and pretty rural Northumberland location that is sure to attract interest from those seeking tranquillity and a change of pace of life.

Historic Livestock Farm with Napoleonic Link comes to the Market

01st November 2021

Galbraith is bringing to the market Glencartholm Farm, which was historically a dairy farm, with a B-listed farmhouse, productive land and fishing rights on the Border Esk River.

What we want from COP26

27th October 2021

Scotland is about to host the crucial international gathering tasked with tackling climate change. Here, our professionals Crawford Mackay, Eleanor Harris, Georgina Weston and Rachel Russell describe some outcomes they’d like to see.

Highland estate uses its natural capital to secure future income

22nd October 2021

Thorough research and a code-based regime can maximise commercial returns in a species-rich environment. Louise Alexander reports. 

Carbon codes are changing how we use land – a good thing, says Eleanor Harris

20th October 2021

Carbon codes are gaining traction – there are codes for creating woodland and restoring peatland, and we can expect them for soils, hedgerows and saltmarshes. 

Portfolio Of Cottages In Outstanding Coastal Location For Sale On The Isle Of Harris

15th October 2021

Located in a truly stunning position in the Outer Hebrides lies a portfolio of four coastal properties for sale through Galbraith, Scotland’s leading property consultancy.  

Period Country Home Offering Wealth Of Character

15th October 2021

Galbraith is pleased to bring to the market The Grange, an elegant country home offering beautifully refurbished and substantial accommodation in a tranquil rural location in Strathearn. 

Attractive Lifestyle Farm With Land And Riding Arena In Sought After Ayrshire

13th October 2021

An attractive lifestyle farm in East Ayrshire has been brought to the open market through leading property consultancy Galbraith.  

Multi-Let Industrial Portfolio Purchased For £4.36 Million

11th October 2021

The Galbraith Investment Team have advised their client Shed5 Ltd on the off-market acquisition of a multi-let industrial portfolio comprising three estates in Glasgow, Linwood & Kirkintilloch.  The portfolio was acquired for £4.36 million, reflecting a net initial yield of 10.06% and a capital rate of £24 per sq ft.