Broad Rental Market Area Profile – East Dunbartonshire
Note in the following text and charts that average rents that have changed within +/- 0.5% could be considered as being fairly similar to previous periods.
Average (mean) 2 bedroom rents in East Dunbartonshire have been broadly similar to the Scotland average in each year since 2010, with the average rent in 2021 being £721 per month, compared to the Scotland average of £693.
Between 2020 and 2021 average rents have increased for increased for 2 bedroom (2.3%), 3 bedroom (4.2%), 4 bedroom (9.7%) and 1 bedroom shared properties (22.4%), but have fallen for 1 bedroom properties (-0.6%), which compares to CPI inflation of 1.5% across this time period. Although some caution is needed when interpreting the changes over time for all property size categories except 2 bedroom properties, given the smaller sample numbers for most categories.
Between 2010 and 2021, average rents have increased for all property size categories, with increases ranging from 18.9% for 1 bedroom properties to 45.5% for 4 bedroom properties, which compares to CPI inflation of 24.3% across this time period.
For 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom properties, rents between 2010 and 2021 have increased more at the top end (upper quartile) that at the bottom end (lower quartile) of the market, causing a slight widening of the gap between the top and bottom end of the market.
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