Property prices in Scotland are up but fewer people are moving home, according to the latest official data.
The average price of a home increased 3.7 per cent from £172,796 to £179,121 in 2018, according to a report from the Register of Scotland.
Despite this the number of homes changing hands dropped from 103,350 to 100,998, a drop of 2,352 or 2.3 per cent year-on-year.
In addition, the value of homes in Scotland rose by 1.3 per cent to £18.1 billion.
The highest average home prices were in Edinburgh, reaching £266,118, while East Renfrewshire was next at £259,577.
The lowest values were in Na h-Eileanan Siar (£112,044) and North Ayrshire (£121,826).
The areas where the prices changed the most were Midlothian, where they rose 8.7 per cent, and Falkirk and North Lanarkshire, where property values increased 8 per cent.
In Aberdeen prices fell most significantly - by 1.9 per cent.
Only 185 homes changed hands for more than £1 million - 81 for cash and with a mortgage.