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News & Blog
  • Monthly House Price Index statistics for October 2017 published

    Monthly House Price Index statistics for October 2017 published

    13th December 2017

    The latest publication of the monthly UK House Price Index (UK HPI) shows that the average price of a property in Scotland in October 2017 was £143,544 – an increase of 2.8 per cent on October in the previous year and a decrease of 0.7 per cent when compared to the previous month.

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  • RoS Director scoops prestigious IT industry award

    RoS Director scoops prestigious IT industry award

    17th November 2017

    Registers of Scotland (RoS) is delighted that Tom Meade, our Digital Director, has been recognised as Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the year at the UK IT Industry Awards in London.

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  • New year to signal next steps in digital transformation

    New year to signal next steps in digital transformation

    27th October 2017

    New Year’s Day 2018 will herald a significant move forward in the journey towards fully digital registration services.

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  • Landmark launch for online land resource

    Landmark launch for online land resource

    25th October 2017

    The Keeper of the Registers of Scotland, Sheenagh Adams, has launched a new land information service this morning.

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  • Monthly House Price Index statistics for August 2017 published

    Monthly House Price Index statistics for August 2017 published

    17th October 2017

    The latest publication of the monthly UK House Price Index (UK HPI) shows that the average price of a property in Scotland in August 2017 was £146,354 – an increase of 3.9 per cent on August in the previous year and a decrease of 0.7 per cent when compared to the previous month.

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  • House move heebie jeebies on Friday 13th

    House move heebie jeebies on Friday 13th

    13th October 2017

    With Friday 13th October looming, analysts at Registers of Scotland (RoS) took a peek at our records to see whether this noteworthy date affects people’s property buying habits.

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  • Customer focus key to successful year for Registers of Scotland

    Customer focus key to successful year for Registers of Scotland

    18th September 2017

    The last financial year has seen RoS successfully focus on the organisation’s digital transformation programme, completing the land register, taking on an additional register and providing new products and services for our customers.

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  • Average price of a property in Scotland up 3.5 per cent on previous year

    Average price of a property in Scotland up 3.5 per cent on previous year

    19th July 2017

    The latest publication of the monthly UK House Price Index (UK HPI) shows that the average price of a property in Scotland in May 2017 was £143,106 – an increase of 3.5 per cent on May in the previous year and an increase of 0.7 per cent when compared to the previous month.

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  • Scotland’s Makar pens 400 year anniversary poem for Registers of Scotland

    Scotland’s Makar pens 400 year anniversary poem for Registers of Scotland

    28th June 2017

    Four keepers celebrated 400 years of land registration in Scotland as a specially commissioned poem by Scotland’s Makar, Jackie Kay, was read to the public for the first time today.

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  • Average price of a property in Scotland up 6.8 per cent on previous year

    Average price of a property in Scotland up 6.8 per cent on previous year

    15th June 2017

    The latest publication of the monthly UK House Price Index (UK HPI) shows that the average price of a property in Scotland in April 2017 was £145,734 – an increase of 6.8 per cent on April in the previous year and an increase of 5.4 per cent when compared to the previous month.

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