KF: Local currency prime residential real estate prices up 2.5% in Edinburgh over year to September 2015
In its Prime Global Cities Index Q3 2015, Knight Frank noted that its Prime Global Cities Index had increased by 1.9% over the year to the end of September 2015. The Index is now 34.1% above its 1Q09 low. Two years ago, the year-on-year growth had been about 7%. Of the 34 cities included in the Index, 73% experienced growth in prices in prime residential real estate (the top 5% of the market) over the last year. Two years ago, the corresponding figure was 91%. Over the last year, Edinburgh was ranked 18th for the 2.5% rise in prime residential real estate prices. Over the last six and three months, prices have risen by 0.8% and 0.4% respectively.
Source : November 2015/KF/Edinburgh/RES