Whether you are looking for a house, flat, bungalow, apartment, or any other kind of property for sale or for rent, ESPC may have the one in Central Scotland that you are looking for. Below we've compiled an introductory guide to help you decide if living in Central Scotland is for you. 

Central Scotland at a glance*

Average selling price
Median time to sell
24 days
Most popular property type
2 bedroom house

To find out more about the local market, contact your local ESPC agent today. Find an agent

* Figures are based on properties marketed and sold through ESPC. Home Report valuations relate to properties where the Home Report was available on espc.com. Figures relate to the 6 month period ending on 30/09/2023

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Stirling & Clackmannanshire Falkirk

What it is like to live in Central Scotland

Depending on where you live in Central Scotland, you might find yourself living in the middle of a historic city or settled in a quaint village. The main hubs of Central Scotland are Falkirk and Stirling, however other sizable places to live include Alloa, Alva, Bonnybridge, Bridge of AllenDennyDunblaneGrangemouthLarbertPolmont, and Stenhousemuir.

While there are numerous employment opportunities across Central Scotland, especially in Stirling and Falkirk, residents are still within commuting distance of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Central Scotland is also home to the respected University of Stirling and Forth Valley College. 

Is now a good time to sell my home in Central Scotland?

Ultimately, your personal circumstances will be the main factor to determine whether now is the best time for you to sell your property. The Central Scotland property market has remained busy throughout recent months, with strong demand from prospective home buyers.

Useful data to pay attention to that will help you understand how the Central Scotland market is performing includes:

  • Average selling price - this gives you a guide as to the amount that properties have been selling for recently
  • Median time to sell – this explains how quickly properties are going under offer in this area
  • Average % of Home Report achieved – this lets you know, on average, how much above or below the Home Report valuation properties are selling for in this area
  • Most popular property type – this can give you an idea of the types of properties that people are most frequently buying in this area

You can find details on these above, or if you would prefer you can contact a local ESPC solicitor agent. They are uniquely placed to help you navigate the local property market.

How to sell a property in Central Scotland

The first step to selling your home is to get it valued; this will give you a good indication of how much it might sell for.

During the home valuation the ESPC solicitor estate agent will be able to talk you through all the steps to selling a home in Central Scotland.

Once you’ve appointed your selling agent they will navigate you through the process including preparing your home for sale, organising a Home Report, taking professional photos, marketing your property, negotiating the offers made on your home and concluding the missives (the legal aspects of your sale).


How to buy a property in Central Scotland

You can find the latest houses and flats for sale in Central Scotland here.

ESPC advertises lots of homes for sale in Central Scotland 72 hours before other property websites, meaning you can find houses and flats for sale here, before anyone else!

We can also send the latest Central Scotland properties direct to your inbox, simply sign up to a My ESPC account, tell us your search criteria, your wants and needs and we’ll email you when homes are listed that match what you are looking for.

Once you’ve found your dream home, your ESPC solicitor agent can guide you through all the steps of buying a house or flat, such as putting in an offer and completing all the legal aspects of your purchase.


How to find a solicitor in Central Scotland 

You can search our directory of local ESPC solicitor agents here.

Simply type in Central Scotland and we’ll give you the contact details and all the information you need on the agent.


Where to live in Central Scotland

Convinced that Central Scotland is for you but still haven't decided on which area? Click on each of our guides below to help narrow down your search!