According to a new study by mortgage experts in Money.Co.UkScotland is the most affordable country for a new home in the UK followed by Wales in second place, then England at the third. Based on data accumulated through April 2022, the average price of new construction in Scotland sits at £291,258.53 while this is at a huge £404,587.05 In England.
But where in Scotland are the most affordable new builds? Here are the ten cheapest areas for new construction and their cost.
1. North Ayrshire
North Ayrshire comes first with spectacular views of the surrounding coastline in the Scottish Lowlands. The average new build price in this area is £156,465 (much cheaper than other sea view areas!)
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Inverclyde comes second on the list of cheapest new build areas with an average new build price of £180,639.
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3. East Ayrshire
East Ayrshire ranks third, which is the second place in Ayrshire to feature on this list, the average price of new builds in the East Ayrshire council area is £205,549.
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4. City of Dundee
Dundee is a coastal city located on the Firth of Tay estuary in eastern Scotland. The average construction of a new house in this communal area costs £216,066.51.
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