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Making Your Garden Feel More Secluded Posted: 5th May 2021

Over the last year we have all realised the importance of having access to outside space and homes with gardens have never been in higher demand. If you have just moved home, are considering selling or want to enhance your living space, making your garden a more secluded, private space will add value to your […]read more>>

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Value of Homes Sold Doubled in Q1 Posted: 29th April 2021

According to the latest research from Zoopla, the value of homes sold nearly doubled in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period last year. One in 50 properties was sold between Jan 1st to Jan 15thcompared to one in every 100 homes in the same period in 2020. The value of […]read more>>

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House Prices Hit Record High Posted: 21st April 2021

According to property portal Rightmove, we are in the midst of record numbers of house hunters, record breaking house prices and one of the fastest-selling property markets since the Rightmove records began. The message was clear – move fast if you can. Rightmove’s latest House Price Index revealed that the national average price of a […]read more>>

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The Rule of 6 Garden Gatherings Posted: 14th April 2021

From Friday this week, people can meet in groups of six adults from six households in outdoor settings and people are permitted to travel across Scotland as long as they do not stay overnight. From April 26th the restrictions on journeys in mainland Scotland will be lifted, all retail premises will re-open, up to four […]read more>>

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How the Pandemic Has Changed Buyer Priorities Posted: 7th April 2021

According to the latest research, over a quarter of the UK’s renters and homeowners have found that what they want and need from a property has changed since the COVID pandemic. Here in the UK, we have had over a year of remote working, home schooling, online shopping and going out for a meal or […]read more>>

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Interior Design Trends to Boost Your Mood Posted: 31st March 2021

Never has it been more important to create a living space that is calm, happy and practical. With cheery colours and sumptuous fabrics, it’s easier than you think to create an indoor sanctuary that will see you through another challenging year. Colour Certain colours can instantly lift your mood – sunshine yellow, bright reds and […]read more>>

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Your Garden in March Posted: 24th March 2021

Spring is fast approaching, and whether you are selling your home now, planning to sell or simply want to keep your garden looking beautiful, there are some things you can do in the garden to prepare for the spring and summer months. Entertaining outside With the news that we can soon meet our friends and […]read more>>

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Strongest Spring Property Market in 10 Years Posted: 16th March 2021

Rightmove released its latest House Price Index this week showing that a record number of potential buyers are enquiring about each available property. Demand is currently 34% higher than the same period last year and Rightmove recorded seven million daily portal visits each day in February – 40% higher than the same month last year. […]read more>>

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Marketing is Key to Selling Your Property Posted: 10th March 2021

Over the last few years, the way that estate agents market their homes has changed – and these changes have accelerated over the last 12 months since the pandemic hit. From March to July the property market was effectively closed, with only ongoing transactions forging ahead. Prospective buyers were unable to visit estate agent offices […]read more>>

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The Spring Budget Posted: 4th March 2021

Yesterday the Chancellor announced his highly anticipated Spring Budget following what has been one of the most difficult economic periods since wartime. He announced a range of changes that will affect the property market across the UK and in Scotland including a new government-backed mortgage guarantee scheme and an extension of the stamp duty holiday. […]read more>>