Glasgow and Edinburgh record fastest house price growth

House prices in Glasgow and Edinburgh have risen faster than any other major UK town or city in 2018, according to new research.

The latest analysis from revealed that the two cities both saw average house price growth of at least 9% this year.

House prices in Glasgow have increased 9.1% from £126,016 at the beginning of 2018, to £137,507 in September, while average house prices in Edinburgh grew by 9% from £242,807 to £264,745 during the same period.

“There’s been a great deal of focus on the housing market cooling off in recent months, but it might surprise some people to know that our research shows that average house prices are actually higher than they were at the start of the year in more than 80% of major UK towns and cities,” said Sam Mitchell, CEO at

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