International Buyers Want Scotlands Finest Properties

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International buyers are being attracted to some of Scotlands most impressive properties in the year of Homecoming Scotland 2009, a year long event that marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of the great Scottish poet Robert Burns,
According to Matthew Sinclair, Director of high-end property search agent Saint Property, the company has seen an increase in interest from buyers outside of Scotland by as much as 50%.

Saint Property, provides professional market knowledge for property buyers worldwide, specialises in finding Scottish castles, country houses, sporting estates and Edinburgh townhouses. This year, buyers outside Scotland have shown particular interest in estates and land as well as residential property in areas such as Perthshire, the Borders and Edinburgh. These areas are convenient for access to Edinburgh airport, an international travel hub.

Homecoming Scotland 2009 ( )is a special year-long calendar of events to mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of the great Scottish poet Robert Burns, and to celebrate Scotland’s rich heritage, culture and contribution to the world. 2009 has seen those with Scottish heritage or simply an interest in Scotland and its culture flock to the country to join the festivities.

From the hills and lochs of the Highlands to the remote beauty of the islands and the vibrant, historic capital city of Edinburgh, Scotland offers an attractive array of top end properties. Buyers from outside Scotland are often looking for a property to become a new family home, to retire to, or to be a UK-based holiday retreat. Those choosing Scotland as a destination for their holiday home can enjoy access to world-renowned sailing, walking, deer stalking, fishing and much more.

Buyers are also looking at Scottish property as an investment, particularly now that yields from other kinds of investment have dropped so dramatically. Scottish property compares favourably in terms of price to properties of the same calibre in other areas of the UK such as the south east of England.

Matthew Sinclair, Director of Saint Property, comments “For buyers outside Scotland, search agents provide the perfect solution to any problems faced with finding a property here and will save the buyer a considerable amount of time and money. Saint Property is an independent specialist in the Scottish market. We use our knowledge to guide buyers through the quirks of the Scottish system and secure a fair price on behalf of the buyer. We also have access to properties which are not available on the open market and can be sold in a private deal.”

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