Registers of Scotland has reported that from April to June this year, the total volume of sales registered across Scotland was 24,685, an increase of 1.6% on the same quarter the previous year. This is the highest volume of sales for this quarter since quarter one of 2008/09.
Simon Brown, partner and head of residential sales at CKD Galbraith, said:
"Research conducted by our firm over the second quarter of the year presents an encouraging picture for the Scottish property market as a whole which has witnessed steady growth over the first half of 2015. Our sales for the firm collectively were up 4.65% over this period compared to the first quarter of 2015."
"The market has improved somewhat post-referendum and we have witnessed a surge in viewings being conducted, the numbers of prospective buyers registering with us and the number of properties coming onto the market all highlighting a real boost in market confidence both from sellers and buyers alike. We believe this will continue as the market gains additional momentum after the summer holiday period."