Are you considering purchasing a property in Edinburgh? Do you already live in the area or are you looking to relocate to the bustling big city? If the answer is yes, ESPC has a large portfolio of properties to meet your needs!  

There are many benefits of choosing to buy a home in Edinburgh and these can differ from person to person. Here are our pros and cons to think about when deciding if city living is the right choice for you!


  • Historical Charm: Immerse yourself in Edinburgh's rich history and iconic architecture. 
  • Cultural Hub: Enjoy vibrant festivals, museums, and theatres, including the world-renowned Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 
  • Convenient Transportation: Benefit from efficient public transport networks for easy commuting. 
  • Diverse Dining and Shopping: Explore diverse culinary options and shopping districts catering to all tastes and budgets. 
  • Job Opportunities: Access to numerous job opportunities across various sectors and these are often with higher salaries than those found in rural areas. 


  • Cost of Living: This only reflects Edinburgh's vibrant atmosphere and diverse opportunities. Yet, higher costs signify the city's attractiveness and economic vitality. 
  • Garden Space: Due to the nature of a city centre private gardens are an exciting find! However, this is balanced by several beautiful green spaces around the city! 
  • Tourists: This comes with Edinburgh's popularity and cultural richness this influx only adds to the city's energy and diverse experiences. 


Make your dream of moving to the city with one of these...

Three-bedroom flat for sale Gorgie 

Two-bedroom basement flat for sale in New Town 

One-bedroom third floor flat for sale in Dalry 

  • 7 Downfield Place, Flat 8 EH11 2EH 
  • Offers over: £215,000 
  • Energy rating: D 
  • Selling agent: Rae Reid & Stephen 



One-bedroom first floor flat for sale in Broughton 

  • 1f3 15 Dunedin Street, Edinburgh, EH7 4JD 
  • Fixed price: £180,000 
  • Energy rating: C 
  • Selling agent: Elmslies   

Two-bedroom first floor flat for sale in New Town 

  • 37 (1f1) Queensferry Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4QS 
  • Offers over: £320,000 
  • Energy rating: C 
  • Selling agent: GJ Hunter 

Two-bedroom top floor flat for sale in Dean