Clyde Property Clarkston experienced a remarkable final quarter of 2016 that excelled all expectations. With an average selling time of just two weeks, our sales in the East Renfrewshire market increased 8% on the previous year, making it the busiest festive period to date. We’re happy to report that buyer confidence in and around Clarkston is higher than ever, with high levels of enquiries and viewings continuing well into the new year.
Clarkston and Surroundings – An Ideal Family Location
The property market in East Renfrewshire is predominately driven by families who are drawn to the area due to its excellent schooling, convenient commuter links, and idyllic rural surroundings on the outskirts of Glasgow. As a result, the demand for family homes between £200,000 and £500,000 in Clarkston, Newton Mearns, Giffnock and Netherlee consistently outstrip supply. This is great news for sellers. It’s becoming increasingly common for properties to receive offers within days of coming to the market, with an incredible 90% per cent of our properties going to closing date with multiple offers well in excess of Home Report valuations.
Over 1500 Registered Buyers at Clyde Property Clarkston
As the No.1 agent in East Renfrewshire, Clyde Property Clarkston received more property listings than any other estate agent in the fourth quarter of 2016. With mortgage approvals at an all-time high, our online database of more than 1500 qualified buyers increases by the day. Most of these house-hunters are looking to buy a family home or luxury apartment in and around Clarkston. Having access to this number of genuine buyers is invaluable to Clyde Property sellers.
Clarkston – Recent Success Stories
One of our recent sales in Giffnock received over 60 viewings in less than two weeks. This success was a direct result of our innovative, targeted marketing techniques and extensive database of registered buyers. Another notable sale in East Renfrewshire is a stunning end-terrace, traditional sandstone property in the heart of Netherlee. On the very day it was brought to market, we received an unprecedented offer of £50,000 above the Home Report valuation.
Of particular mention is the sale of a remarkable three-storey upper conversion in Barrhead, which sold for £45,000 above the Home Report value. Sitting within large, mature garden grounds in the town’s most coveted locale, this 3,000 sqft apartment forms part of a traditional, detached sandstone villa built in 1910. Retaining a wealth of period features, this immaculate 5 bedroom property has been tastefully modernised and is one of the most impressive conversions we’ve ever come across. An idyllic family home in East Renfrewshire.
Looking ahead throughout 2017
As we approach the spring, we predict an strong sales market in East Renfrewshire throughout 2017, with a minimum 3% increase in property values across the board. The demand for family homes in Clarkston and the surrounding towns and villages is rising steadily and we expect this to increase considerably in the forthcoming months.
If you are thinking about selling your property in East Renfrewshire, we would advise you to list your home on the market as early as possible. This will allow you to take advantage of our database of qualified buyers who are hoping to move before the school summer holidays.
VIDEO: Clarkston – Sales Trends Q4 2016
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