The average house price in Scotland has grown by almost £5,000 in the past 12 months.
According to the latest UK House Price Index (HPI), the average house price in Scotland last November was £143,033, up from £138,475 in the same month of 2015.
At the same time the number of homes changing hands has also risen, with Scotland outperforming the rest of the UK in terms of market activity.
The HPI found there were 9,352 residential sales in Scotland last September, an increase of 8.5 per cent on the previous year.
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