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East Renfrewshire is Scotland’s Most Sought After Area for Schooling

Posted: 22nd May 2018

Here in East Renfrewshire, we are lucky enough to boast some of Scotland’s top performing state schools, including Williamwood High School, St. Ninians and Mearns Castle to name just three. As a result of the fantastic schooling options in the area, the number of children living locally has increased at ten times the Scottish average and […] ...read more >>

Outdoor Trends in 2018

Posted: 22nd May 2018

Sunshine has finally arrived in Scotland, just in time for the ‘summer’, which is handy. In light of this exciting development, we thought it apt to take a look at the latest trends that are sweeping the UK’s gardens and outdoor spaces in 2018. We just never know how long the elusive sun and warm(-ish) […] ...read more >>

Should You Buy a Fixer Upper or a Turn Key Property?

Posted: 15th May 2018

Are you thinking of moving up the property ladder? The East Renfrewshire property market has been moving fast from the beginning of the year, with many other buyers looking for the right home in the desired school catchment area, so you might be wondering what your strategy should be. ...read more >>

Step Out into Spring – May Events in East Renfrewshire

Posted: 15th May 2018

We’ve seen a bit more sun and warmer weather of late, the daffodils are out and trees are beginning to bud – spring is definitely here! There’s so much happening in our lovely neck of the woods in East Renfrewshire, and this month you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get outside at family-friendly community events, catch […] ...read more >>

How We Carry Out Home Valuations

Posted: 26th April 2018

Choosing to sell up can be a big decision, even more daunting if not armed with all the relevant information you need before deciding whether now is the right time or not. At Nicol, we are here to help you make that decision, which is why we provide free, confidential, no obligation home valuations and […] ...read more >>

Looking to Buy a Home in East Renfrewshire? Here is what you need to know!

Posted: 20th April 2018

The most recent set of statistics from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) suggest that there is a real demand for property in Scotland at the moment. ...read more >>

Guide to Finding a Trustworthy Tradesperson*

Posted: 17th April 2018

Whether it’s improving your home, like completing an extension to your home or installing new windows or fixing something that’s gone wrong, the laws of probability say that at some point as a homeowner you’ll have to find a tradesperson to carry out work in your home. ...read more >>

Local Asking Prices at Record High

Posted: 17th April 2018

Spring is the season of fresh starts and life beginning anew. As we watch the bluebells return to Rouken Glen park and the wild garlic rear its head, we can often find ourselves wanting to make a fresh start ourselves— and for many of us, that means moving further up the property ladder. ...read more >>

Nicol Estate Agents: Property Roundup

Posted: 28th March 2018

With strong competition among property buyers who are keen to secure 2, 3, 4 or 5 bedroom properties in the area, East Renfrewshire showed the highest average property prices in 2017 at £252,870, with a 4.5% increase on 2016*. Overall the market has started well and remains buoyant. In many areas, particularly East Renfrewshire, we […] ...read more >>

Nicol Estate Agents Are Now on OntheMarket.com

Posted: 22nd March 2018

Spring is always a busy time for the property market. At Nicol we’re constantly looking for new ways to give our clients extra exposure in order to sell or let out their property, and it’s a great time of year to announce we are now listing our properties on Onthemarket.com – the UK’s third largest […] ...read more >>