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If you are trying to chose between buying or renting a home, according to an article on STV‘s website, Glasgow is the UK’s top city where buying beats renting. Buying a home is more cost-effective than renting in nearly half of all UK cities, with Glasgow, Coventry and Birmingham coming up top and Cambridge, London and Brighton being the most cost-effective for renting. (more…)

Moving or Improving?!

April 19, 2016

It’s safe to say that at some point or another, most homeowners have debated whether to move house or stay put and modernise.

Whilst the housing market crash in 2008 may seem like a distant memory, it still leaves many doubting the strength of the property market, and so the debate on moving or improving rumbles on. (more…)

It’s an age old question, and one that crosses many of our lips when it comes to buying a home. Should you buy with your head or with your heart? With some advising to think of it as purely an investment, and others arguing that our emotions should be considered, Clyde Property weighs in on the age old debate. (more…)

It is often said that moving house is one of the most stressful times in a lifetime – one of those major milestones with incredible, long term impact. At Clyde Property we have gathered over 25 years of experience and insight into what are homeowners biggest fears when moving home – with money, anxiety and time constraints all topping the list. (more…)

By 2016, many films would have us believe that we’d have robots that did the washing, cooked our meals and tidied our bedrooms. The reality is somewhat different. However, whilst we still do the main bulk of our chores ourselves, technology is advancing and now there are more machines than ever to make running your home that little bit easier. We’ve taken a look at some of the must have home gadgets of 2016 and picked our top five favourites (plus an extra bonus one). (more…)

The Chancellor has presented his 2016 Budget to Parliament yesterday and we made a quick round up of what we consider highlights for your personal finances and the property market.

First and foremost, this budget projects to help the UK economy work on surplus by 2019-2020, in spite of the chancellor being forced to revise down his growth forecasts and admit he had missed key targets in his Budget, like debt falling as a proportion of national income and his self-imposed cap on welfare spending. (more…)

If you have a young family and are thinking of buying a new home, the location can suddenly be very important when it comes to the school catchment area. It is soon to be more important than ever if you want to get your children into some of Lanarkshire’s best schools as the council warns of placement requests being rejected. (more…)

tenancy deposit scotland

If you’ve ever rented a property, then chances are you will have experienced deposit disputes. According to research by the Centre for Economics and Business, it’s estimated that more than £500 million pounds of tenants money could be at risk due to one in six landlords not adhering to the law by not placing deposits through the Tenancy Deposit Scotland scheme, as reported by The Times. (more…)

What is the best time to sell your home? Should you sell now or wait until spring is finally instated? Is there a specific time that is most auspicious for selling your home?

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