East Ren still the des res of Scotland

EAST Renfrewshire is still the most expensive place in Scotland to buy a house, official figures show.

The Register of Scotland showed that there had been a dip in house prices at the beginning of the year followed by a slight rise.

The average price of a home in Scotland stands at £148,764 — up 1.7 per cent from the same time last year.

However, the average property price in East Ren is £203,065.

The cheapest place is in North Ayrshire, where the average home costs £99,762.