Scotland’s housing market in 2020

Blog post by Rachael Fairley, statistician in the land and property data team here at Registers of Scotland (RoS). RoS is one of the leading sources of land and property data and statistics in Scotland. We deliver data reports to over 70 regular customers and publish official statistics on house prices on our website. We have a range of users, from industry experts, to public … Continue reading Scotland’s housing market in 2020

Message from the Keeper: June 2018

My third month at RoS has kept me busy, but has been marked by really positive interaction with customers and colleagues. Close collaboration with customers and colleagues It’s been a month marked by meeting customers and building stronger partnerships with other public bodies. The opportunity to speak at the Law Society of Scotland’s It’s the Law conference was incredibly valuable, and one of my personal … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: June 2018

Why improving site search has been a priority for our new website

Blog post by Oli Kass, digital manager. Next week will see us go live with a public beta site for ros.gov.uk. It’s significant step towards delivering our ultimate goal of making ros.gov.uk the place for everyone to find out what they need to know about Scottish land and property registration. We’ve written already about how content design and user research and testing have been a … Continue reading Why improving site search has been a priority for our new website

Message from the Keeper: December 2017

2017 has been a remarkable year for Registers of Scotland. We’ve delivered new products and services, celebrated major milestones, and continued to provide a proficient and professional land registration service for the people of Scotland. Here are just a few of the highlights. Celebrating 400 years One of the defining themes of the year has been commemorating the history of land registration in Scotland. In … Continue reading Message from the Keeper: December 2017

Message from the Keeper – April 2017

Spring is in the air, and at RoS we’ve had a spring in our step this month with some fantastic news and business developments across the organisation. Meeting with customers and the public It’s been a month of particularly strong public engagement for RoS, with several of my colleagues giving lectures and presentations to both public and private events. Janet Egdell, our operations director, spoke … Continue reading Message from the Keeper – April 2017