Sales Market

Buyer demand is still running well ahead of more “normal” market conditions back in 2019.  The number of properties we sold in June 2021 was up 114% on June 2019 and the number of new instructions up 61%.  The number of properties we sold during Jan-Jun 2021 was up by 38% on the same period 2019.

Since the market re-opened in Scotland last June, we have seen a huge increase in the number of people looking to move.  Record low interest rates and the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax relief have helped many people to afford higher prices, satisfying pent-up demand for a change of lifestyle/location.  We are regulalry receiving interest from several buyers per property, resulting in more closing dates, multiple offers and higher prices.  There is also a notable increase in the number of cash-rich relocators from more expensive areas.

With demand strong and pricing high, now is a great time for homeowners to capitalise on these favourable market conditions, especially during these peak summer months when properties look their best and while many buyers will be looking to secure a move in time for the new school term in August.  New landlords entering the market with quality properties will also benefit from strong tenant demand.

Rental Market

Overall, rental demand remains higher than the supply of rental property although, with the lifting of restrictions, we are seeing more movement with re-lets.  As we’ve seen throughout the pandemic, the desire for a change of lifestyle and space is generating more demand for houses/bungalows outside of Perth in more rural locations.   In terms of flats, demand is highest for higher end/quality properties and modern homes.  The lack of supply in the sales market is also affecting the rental market as some buyers are forced into short-term lets until they find the right property.

January – June 2021: Top Selling Agent in the PH1 and PH2 Areas 

According to official statistics from Rightmove, we sold more properties in the PH1 and PH2 areas than any other agent during the first half of the year.  

Top Selling Agent PH1 and PH2

June 2021 – Key Stats

What our clients say about us

Testimonials
Jim Grieve (June 2024) – “Sold within a couple of days so our relationship was short and sweet!  Felt engaged with and staff were professional and efficient.”Jim Grieve (June 2024) – “Sold within a couple of days so our relationship was short and sweet! Felt engaged with and staff were professional and efficient.”Estate Agency Client | 2 Bed Detached Bungalow | Knockard Place Pitlochry | Sold in 3 Days Over Home Report Value

"You were recommended by friends in Pitlochry and your price was competitive particularly when we said we didn’t need your viewing assistance service.

The property was well represented and marketed.  Excellent service from staff.  All very good. Sold within a couple of days so our relationship was short and sweet!

Felt engaged with and staff were professional and efficient.  Good service at a competitive price."

 

Lisa Dillon (June 2024) – “Great professional service.  The whole experience made me feel secure.”Lisa Dillon (June 2024) – “Great professional service.  The whole experience made me feel secure.”Estate Agency Client | 2 Bed Mid-Terraced House | Victoria Street Perth | Sold in 12 Days Over Home Report Value

"Simple process ... great services.  The marketing made our property look fantastic.

Great professional service.  Perfect negotiation.

The whole experience made me feel secure.  Would recommend ...easy process."

 

Pam O’Brien (May 2024) – “Great to deal with, nice people and on the ball.”Pam O’Brien (May 2024) – “Great to deal with, nice people and on the ball.”Estate Agency Client | 4 Bed Detached Villa |1 Thriepland Wynd Perth | Sold in 9 Days Over Home Report Value

"Great to deal with, nice people and on the ball. We had an ex-rental property to sell, and had to decide whether to 'love it' or 'list it' in it's current condition. Katie & Alan were great and understood our situation, we decided to try the property on the market and discussed a fair price for the 'list it' option. All went well and the property sold quickly. Can't thank them enough for their advice and support. Would definitely recommend this company and would use them again."

 

Michael McDougall (May 2024) – “They were excellent through the whole process.”Michael McDougall (May 2024) – “They were excellent through the whole process.”Estate Agency Client | 2 Bed Flat | Kingswell Terrace Perth | Sold Over Home Report Value

"Premier properties dealt with selling my flat.  They were excellent through the whole process.  Can't thank them enough."

 

Mr Colin Morrison (April 2024) – “From firstly meeting Katie at my property to the conclusion of the sale I cannot fault the Premier Properties Team.”Mr Colin Morrison (April 2024) – “From firstly meeting Katie at my property to the conclusion of the sale I cannot fault the Premier Properties Team.”Estate Agency Client | 3 Bed Flat | Friar Street, Perth |

"From firstly meeting Katie at my property to the conclusion of the sale I cannot fault the Premier Properties Team.  Many thanks for all your help.  I would highly recommend."

 

Douglas McQuat (March 2024) – “This was our first move in 34yrs so we were very nervous but everything went quickly and well leaving us to only worry about the actual physical move.  Premier made the necessary processes easy and understandable. They also dealt with us as people not just a client, this made us feel so much better.  It was great to know that we were in the hands of people who cared.”Douglas McQuat (March 2024) – “This was our first move in 34yrs so we were very nervous but everything went quickly and well leaving us to only worry about the actual physical move. Premier made the necessary processes easy and understandable. They also dealt with us as people not just a client, this made us feel so much better. It was great to know that we were in the hands of people who cared.”Estate Agency Client | 4 Bed Detached Villa | Lady Nairn Drive, Perth | Sold in 3 Days Over Home Report Value

"We put our property on the market with Premier just prior to lockdown but subsequently withdrew it. We were very happy with how Alan handled the situation at that time as well as the marketing. We originally went to them through the recommendation of a mortgage consultant.

We loved the Facebook countdown! The photography and virtual tour were first class. The photographer obviously took a great pride in her work and the results spoke for themselves.

You contacted people who had shown an interest in similar properties and we actually had 3 viewings booked before it was released. Bartek did wonderfully well in convincing the buyer what to offer.

The service was excellent in particular Bartek who showed potential buyers around and Alan who offered great advice on the deal.

This was our first move in 34yrs so we were very nervous but everything went quickly and well leaving us to only worry about the actual physical move.  Overall, we felt very pleased and relieved.

Would certainly recommend. Premier made the necessary processes easy and understandable. They also dealt with us as people not just a client, this made us feel so much better.

It was great to know that we were in the hands of people who cared."

 

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