Scotland’s second town has actually a twin character. Cheap-and-cheerful flats built-in the buy-to-let increase have-not appreciated. But costs of stunning period homes in suburbs such as for example Bearsden and Milngavie have actually soared.
Many wish the 2014 Commonwealth Games in city will raise the housing marketplace. Transportation improvements costing £2 billion tend to be planned, and eight brand new hotels.
In inexpensive areas of the city a two-bedroom flat is just £75, 000, in this new vendor City – a remarkable revamp of old central Glasgow buildings – £200, 000 is more typical. Five-bedroom detached houses in Milngavie several miles to your north for the town can top £1 million.
Canny tip Buy at the beginning of the season before rates rise as a result of a forecast shortage in quantity of houses for sale. “That’s what occurred in the first half of 2010 and it also might happen once more in 2012, ” claims Mark Hordern of
For sale Schaw home is a 19th-century Gothic building, previously part of the Royal Infirmary. Today it's become 23 homes in its very own reasons. This flat has two bed rooms. £320, 000 from Savills (0141 222 5875; savills.com).