Ayrshire property market thriving

The property market in Ayrshire is continuing to prosper according to the latest figures released by an independent properly consultancy, CKD Galbraith.

The firm’s regional office located in Ayr town centre has reported an increase in the volume of property sales and an increase in the average value of property sold during the final quarter of 2015.

Statistics show that the number of properties sold during this period was up two fold compared to 2014.

The average value of property sold rose to £381,000, up by 39.8% on 2014’s figures and property in the area sold, on average, almost three months quicker than the previous quarter.

Bob Cherry, partner and head of residential sales at CKD Galbraith’s Ayr office said: “Local buyers continue to dominate the Ayrshire market with increased competition and gradual improvements which is to be expected as we move into a new year and activity naturally increases.”