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Latest Houses for Sale Old Town

Best house sale property portals for Old Town and across City of Edinburgh, all in one place. Start your search below for the most recent Old Town home listings from trusted City of Edinburgh estate agents.

Rightmove

City of Edinburgh Estate agents, letting agents, and new home developers use Rightmove, the UK’s leading property resource.

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Zoopla

Buy, sell, or rent in Old Town, search Zoopla, a website that specialises in real estate listings.

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OnTheMarket

OnTheMarket platform is supported and operated by real estate professionals who possess in-depth Old Town housing market knowledge.

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Amazon

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Our Old Town housing search criteria

  • House Search Postcode: EH1 2
  • Property Map Reference: NT2573
  • Housing Location: Old Town
  • Property county: City of Edinburgh
  • Country (within UK): Scotland
  • Types of City of Edinburgh Properties: Houses, detached, terraced, semi-detached, apartments, flats, bungalows, land, farms, industrial, villas, townhome, residential, maisonette, commercial, housing associations.
  • Old Town listing sites: Rightmove, Zoopla, PrimeLocation, OnTheMarket

Old Town House Viewing

When viewing a Old Town home for the first time, it’s important to go beyond the obvious and inquire about important aspects of the property. You want to know everything about the property, from the water pressure and windows to the parking options and noise.

Consider an overnight stay in City of Edinburgh or as close to a Old Town property you’d like to buy to get a feel for the neighbourhood.

Before putting pen to paper, it’s wise to conduct some research on the area you wish to purchase in, regardless if you’ve living in Old Town your whole life, as every street is different.

To get a feel for a Old Town house you’re looking to purchase, it’s recommended to spend a minimum of 30 minutes viewing.

Because of the high demand for housing in City of Edinburgh, viewing appointments may be limited. Schedule your Old Town house viewings when you’re well-slept and off work.

Thoroughly inspect the Old Town house exterior by walking around. Inspect the roof for loose or missing tiles, damaged guttering, and wet, hairline cracks in the walls.

It is not required that the Old Town seller disclose any defects. They can attempt to conceal them. Some common examples of cover-ups include painting over damp mould or using furniture or rugs to hide holes in the wall or floor.

Viewing a Old Town house multiple times is still recommended, even in a market where properties are selling quickly, so you can catch and resolve issues.

Calculate Morgae Cost for Buying a Old Town Property

Use Rightmove for average house prices Old Town and property sales data City of Edinburgh. Simply enter Old Town or EH1 2 postcode and you’ll find average prices of sold properties by type – Detached, Semi-detached, Terraced, and Flats.

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More Old Town house price statistics can be found on HM Land Registry.

Before you go Old Town house-hunting, it’s a good idea to speak with a mortgage broker to find out how much you can borrow and set a manageable budget. Look at the prices of housing around Old Town and the greater City of Edinburgh area against your spending limit to gauge whether Old Town is an affordable place to buy a new home.

It is common practice to set up a down payment (deposit) equal to five per cent of the purchase price of the Old Town home you wish to purchase. Putting down a larger down payment allows you to apply for mortgage deals with reduced interest rates.

For first-time Scotland buyers, the government will match 25% of their savings (up to £1,000 per year) if they put money into a lifetime ISA.

Mortgage companies often ask for a “valuation survey,” which is distinct from a home inspection in that it does not assess the Old Town property’s current condition. Even if you pay for a valuation survey, you might not see the results; the survey verifies the Old Town property’s approximate value for the lender.

Always get a second opinion when purchasing a Old Town home to find any hidden problems.

Here’s a hand mortgage calculator to run some numbers.

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