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When it comes to selling your property in 2017, top online marketing packages are a prerequisite of any good estate agent. And ultimately, a bigger audience viewing your listing increases the likelihood of potential buyers discovering your property – putting you, the seller, in a stronger position. (more…)

Our Clyde Property branch in the historic, university city of Stirling is continuing to flourish as we navigate our way through January. Reportedly the most affordable UK city to live in, Stirling property currently has an overall average price of £162,616. Sales and lettings in our local branch have seen fantastic growth in the final two quarters of 2016. We experienced a 28% increase in sales of properties below £400,000 – a reported 9% rise across all price bands, and we achieved an average sale price of £203,000 – significantly higher than the regional average and 1% above Home Value reports. (more…)

Hillhouse is a very individual traditional property dating back to 1790. Grounds extend to over 9 acres comprising of lawned gardens of some 1,2 acres and paddocks of over 8 acres. The property is situated in the most wonderful idyllic rural setting enjoying an enviable elevated position taking full advantage of the panoramic views over the surrounding farmland. (more…)

It’s no surprise that Spain has traditionally been the number one destination for UK people to buy property overseas. With its sun, sandy beaches and sangria, Spain offers a laid back pace of life, perfect for those looking to retire, set up business or spend part of the year with guaranteed warmth, sunshine and little rain! (more…)

It’s fair to say that 2016 has been a tumultuous year for several sectors, not least the property market. While lettings have continued to move from strength to strength, with many of our offices demonstrating significant growth in terms of properties to let compared to 2015 (which you can read here), can the same success be said for the sales side of the market? Well, in many ways, the answer is yes. (more…)

We can’t quite believe it’s that time of year once again. 2016 has just flown by, but what a jam-packed and eventful year it has been. We hope you are spending a blissful time together with all your family and friends! Here is a quick reminder of our opening times during the holidays, should you need to get in touch: (more…)

The property market in East Renfrewshire is positively booming at the present time, with demand for family homes far outstripping supply. Having achieved multiple offers, incredibly swift selling times and record prices on each property we’ve sold, potential sellers in and around Clarkston can feel rest assured when it’s time to put their property on the market – and the sooner the better, for we have almost 1000 potential buyers registered on our books who are all hoping to find a home in East Renfrewshire! (more…)

Steeped in history and home to some of Scotland’s most idyllic, awe-inspiring countryside and scenery, Perthshire is one of the most popular areas in the country and boasts a consistently strong property market. During the third quarter of 2016, our Perth branch achieved 78 sales, with an average selling time of just 9 weeks and average sale price of £202,000. These figures represent a 10% increase on the previous quarter’s sales, and a 12% increase on the same period in 2015. We are delighted with this result, particularly given the fact it was achieved immediately after the Brexit vote and in the midst of the school summer holidays. (more…)

It would be fair to say that the Scottish property market has been truly tested in 2016. From tax changes and continued austerity measures, to a weaker pound and the looming uncertainty of Brexit, there are many issues that could have resulted in disappointing figures this year. And yet, the market has proven to be surprisingly resilient. Here, we take a look at some of the top events that impacted the property market in 2016 and consider the current state of affairs as we near the end of the year. (more…)

Finnieston has really come into its own over the past few years, with more and more independent businesses choosing to set up shop in this vibrant and bustling neighbourhood. The opening of the SSE Hydro arena in 2013 – an impressive 13,000-capacity venue next to the SECC and Clyde Auditorium – has also played a large part in the increased custom enjoyed by local cafes, bars and restaurants, many of which are fully booked weeks in advance of major concerts and events. (more…)

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