House prices in East Renfrewshire increased by more than the average for Scotland in June this year, according to the latest figures.
The rise contributes to the longer-term trend, which has seen property prices in the area achieve 6.2 per cent annual growth.
The average East Renfrewshire house price in June was £235,221, a 2.5 per cent increase on May.
Over the month, prices across Scotlandincreased by 0.7 per cent.
Over the last year, the average sale price of property in East Renfrewshire rose by £14,000, putting the area fourth among Scotland’s 32 local authorities for annual growth.
Owners of flats saw the biggest improvement in property prices in East Renfrewshire in June – they increased 3.2 per cent, to £130,053 on average..
Average prices for other types of properties in East Renfrewshire:
• Detached: £398,577
• Semi-detached: £231,470
• Terraced: £179,695
First-time buyers in East Renfrewshire spent an average of £ 177,000 on their property, £10,000 more than a year ago, and £38,000 more than in June 2014.
By comparison, former owner-occupiers paid £ 270,000 on average in June.