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Nicol Jumper Day and Holiday Opening Times

Posted: 12th December 2017

The holiday season is upon us for another year and for another year we are supporting Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 15th December! ...read more >>

Local Events – What’s Happening in East Renfrewshire This December?

Posted: 1st December 2017

Each and every month, there are hundreds of exciting events taking place in and around East Renfrewshire. We’re always spoilt for choice in this neck of the woods, even more so during in the run up to Christmas and New Year—though it is hard to keep track of what’s happening at this time of year. […] ...read more >>

Ready for Next Year’s Big Home Interiors Trends?

Posted: 1st December 2017

Elegance and sophistication, mixing textures and unique shapes with a bold blast of colour – 2018 home interior trends are all about creating luxurious spaces for lounging in! There are hints of vintage (velvet sofas, mustard, orange and maroon colour palettes) but given an update for modern life. ...read more >>

First-time Buyer Behaviour – Insights and Trends

Posted: 1st December 2017

The number of first-time buyers in the UK has increased considerably over the past five years. Last year, they accounted for 36% of all residential property sales across the country, compared to just 26% in 2011. This rise is due to a combination of factors, most notably record-low interest rates, increased mortgage approvals, and the […] ...read more >>

Sell Your Property Successfully by Thinking Like a Buyer

Posted: 15th November 2017

One of the most challenging tasks you will face when selling your home or investment property is looking at it objectively. It’s incredibly difficult and something almost all of us struggle to do to a certain extent, but thinking like a buyer rather than a seller is one of the most effective and efficient ways […] ...read more >>

How to Make Sure You Get the Best Price for Your Home

Posted: 15th November 2017

Because of the sheer value of the transaction, what appears like a mere 3-5% can translate into thousands of actual pounds. That is why it is important to treat the sale of your home with utmost attention. Even if it might seem like a simple matter of listing your property online, we can assure you, […] ...read more >>

Staging Your Home for a Quick Sale – 5 Essential Accessories

Posted: 10th November 2017

When staging your home in preparation to sell, you’re essentially ‘dressing it up’ to impress and appeal to viewers. Much like you would put on our best attire for a job interview or important meeting, you want your home to look its very best and make a fantastic impression on potential buyers. But fear not, […] ...read more >>

Halloween and Fireworks Festivities in East Renfrewshire

Posted: 25th October 2017

It’s all happening in our neck of the woods over the next couple of weeks, from creepy Hallowe’en capers to fireworks fun and even a few early Christmas events to get you into the festive spirit (only 8 weeks to go!!). Thanks again to What’s On East Renfrewshire for all event information. ...read more >>

Nicol Estate Agents: Property Roundup

Posted: 6th October 2017

Autumn is in full swing and our newly opened Clarkston office, as well as our established Newton Mearns branch, have been buzzing with activity. We have rounded up just a few of the properties currently in our books – but please do check our full listings as there are many more to be discovered. ...read more >>

BREXIT Not a Priority for Home Movers

Posted: 6th October 2017

We have faced much political uncertainty of late, from indy ref, to general elections and the Brexit vote. With Brexit currently dominating the news agenda, it is understandable that consumers may be more cautious when it comes to major financial or life changing decisions such as a home move. ...read more >>