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The humble “For Sale” board has been around for quite some time and it has more than proven its worth in past years. But in this day of modern online communications some are left wondering if the “For Sale” board is still relevant.

Sometime home sellers are reluctant to put up a For Sale board worrying about their home’s curb appeal, but we can assure you the old fashioned “For Sale” board still carries a lot of importance and can make or break your home sale in more than one way. (more…)

When selling a property, estate agency fees can vary considerably. So, too, can the quality of service you receive, which is reflected in viewing numbers and the speed and value of the sale. Traditionally, estate agency fees were always based on a percentage of the final sale price. In recent years, however, a number of agents have started offering fixed fees instead. This is particularly common with online and hybrid estate agencies. (more…)

We have recently launched new marketing packs for home owners looking to sell their property, with a fantastic response from the market already. Before launching the new Clyde Property marketing packs, we have gone through research and testing to confidently choose the most relevant and efficient ways to market homes- and it shows. We believe the way forward is providing an HD video tour of each and every home we sell as well as a customized social media campaign. We have explained why we chose video tours here. (more…)

What makes a house a home?

September 14, 2016

Christmases and birthdays, dinner parties, celebrating a promotion with a glass of fizz; many of our significant memories are centred around our homes. The traditions you have with family and friends help to create special moments, with your home at the heart of them. Think Saturday brunches, Sunday games nights and summer BBQs, or just a snuggle on the sofa while watching TV, tucking your child to bed at night or playing water fights in the garden when the sun is shining.  (more…)

For many people, it’s a lifelong ambition to, some day, become a homeowner. But as many get comfortable living in the area where they rent, the thought of moving further afield in order to buy a home can appear to be a daunting prospect. And yet, according to a recent poll of private renters, half of tenants across the UK would consider a move to the country in order to buy their own house. (more…)

In need of more space but feel settled in your local area, love your home and can’t bare the thought of another house move? When was the last time you had a good look in your loft? Many properties offer the potential option of a loft conversion and these spaces are particularly good for extra sleeping, play or study areas. We hope this loft conversion guide is a helpful starting point for those taking on a new project – good luck! (more…)

estate agents fees

Many of you who are on the verge of selling your home wonder if in today’s world it would not be cheaper and at least as straightforward to sell it yourself or via an online agent. This is why we have created a list of what we deliver each and every client we sell a home for – to explain just how hard we work for our fees. (more…)

Over the past few years, technology and the trend towards ‘the internet of things’ has disrupted the music industry via services such as Spotify, transport with services such as Uber, and now this trend is coming into our homes with smart technologies on the rise. (more…)

Autumn brings the change in the weather: on a good day this can mean clear skies and crisp, fresh sunny days. Unfortunately in Scotland, we also see more rain, damp and cold, with the colourful autumn leaves often turning to a brown, slippery mush under foot! Getting your home ready for autumn and the change in weather requires a bit of forethought, organisation and planning. Here are some top tips to help you protect your home from the chill and damp that the autumnal season often brings. (more…)

In years gone by, when it came to buying property, buyers were traditionally advised to go for a fixed rate mortgage by their bank. But in 2016, with interest rates falling to a new record low – and warnings that they could fall further – could it be worthwhile seriously considering a tracker mortgage? (more…)


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