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Are You Ready to Downsize? Posted: 15th October 2019

Knowing when it’s time to downsize can be difficult and it’s not something you can rush into. As you get older you may want a home that is easier to maintain, closer to amenities and within easy reach of friends and family. Downsizing can give your life fresh perspective, allowing you to enjoy new hobbies, […]read more>>

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Creating an Eco-Friendly Garden Posted: 8th October 2019

There are several ways to be green in the garden and make your outside space more environmentally friendly. Water Water is an essential resource and a valuable one at that – every drop should count in your garden. Use a drip feed system to reduce the waste and ensure that water is directed into the […]read more>>

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Selling Your Home as The Brexit Deadline Looms Posted: 3rd October 2019

Buyers who are looking for a new property as we edge towards the October 31st Brexit deadline have strong negotiating opportunities according to new data from Rightmove. Autumn activity We are into the start of the autumn activity typically that typically starts when the children go back to school. However, prices in the UK have […]read more>>

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How to Boost the Value of Your Home Before you Sell Posted: 23rd September 2019

If you’re considering selling your home, it’s important that you maximise your sale price. There are several things you can do ensure your home is more desirable to buyers ensuring it sells quickly and for the highest amount. It’s important that the inside of your home is in great shape – but you should be […]read more>>

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Tips to Ensure You Don’t Put Buyers Off Posted: 19th September 2019

There are several things you can do to entice buyers, but on the flip-side, there are also aspects of your property that can be addressed to make sure you aren’t putting buyers off either. If you’re selling your home, it’s important that it appeals to as many buyers as possible and that you minimise any […]read more>>

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Why Move to East Renfrewshire? Posted: 9th September 2019

Here in East Renfrewshire there are around 95,000 people living in the area with thriving areas such as Giffnock, Clarkston and Newton Mearns. Property is in high demand due to the exceptional schools, the area boasts three of the top five schools for exam results according to the Herald’s unofficial league tables. Housing East Renfrewshire has one […]read more>>

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September Weekend 2019 – What’s On! Posted: 5th September 2019

September Weekend is fast approaching and it’s a great opportunity to stay local and get involved with events that are taking place in and around Glasgow and East Renfrewshire! Here’s a roundup of what’s on, giving you time to plan ahead and even book your tickets. Glasgow Cathedral Festival The Glasgow Cathedral Festival takes place […]read more>>

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Scotland’s Property Market Soars to an 11-Year High Amid Brexit Uncertainty Posted: 30th August 2019

According to a recent quarterly property monitor from legal firm Aberdein Considine, for the six month period from Janaury to June this year, property transactions have been worth more than £8bn. These are the strongest figures since 2008.High sales in Q2 have been credited with driving the trend. What’s more, in Glasgow’s most affluent suburbs […]read more>>

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New Build or Older Property? Posted: 22nd August 2019

According to latest figures from the Land Registry, new-build homes are selling for a premium of £65,000 compared with existing property for sale. This premium increased by £5,000 over the last twelve months. Here in East Renfrewshire we have seen a huge surge in new homes being built, especially around Newton Mearns and the Maidenhill […]read more>>

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Enjoy the Last Weeks of the School Holidays! Posted: 8th August 2019

There’s just one or two weeks left of the school holidays so we have put together a few ideas of  some great local days out! Edinburgh Zoo Edinburgh Zoo is owned by The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) and is set in around 82 acres of sloping parkland. It is located just three miles […]read more>>