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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>>

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Property Market in Scotland – Rising Prices and Fastest Selling Times Posted: 8th August 2019

There has been a rise in the average price of homes here in Scotland according to the Registers of Scotland, with the average price of a residential property rising by 2.2% to £178,991 the financial year to April 2019. The total value of residential property in Scotland reached £18.2bn, which is a year-on-year increase of 1.6%. […]read more>>

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Going Back to School Guide for Busy Families Posted: 1st August 2019

Summer holidays always seem to arrive slowly and then just fly by – or maybe it’s just us? It is almost time for a new school year and if you are anticipating the first morning of going back to the old routine with a bit of dread, we have prepared the perfect timeline that will […]read more>>

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Planning the Perfect Storage – Get Organised This Summer! Posted: 22nd July 2019

The benefits of becoming organised are endless; the main one being that there are less household chores to do. However, in order to maintain a tidy home environment, it is important to have sufficient storage in place to maximize space, this includes how you divide your cupboards and drawers, and where there allocated space is. […]read more>>

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5 Imaginative Ways to Store Toys Posted: 11th July 2019

Children can be messy and it can be tiring tidying up their mess at the end of each day, so perhaps it is time to strategise your storage plan with some genius ideas that can look good and make tidying up more enjoyable for your children. These storage ideas could even encourage them to return […]read more>>

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Great for Days Out This Summer! Posted: 19th June 2019

Schools have finished for the summer! If you have children to entertain there is so much to see and do here in East Renfrewshire. We have beaches, parks historic attractions and museums right on our doorstep. Here are our top picks for days out with the children. What’s more, with such great transport links into […]read more>>

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A Guide to Buying a House in Scotland Posted: 12th June 2019

TC Young Solicitors has produced a new guide to buying a property in Scotland and the steps involved. ‘Your Guide to Purchasing a Property’ will help you to understand the process of buying a residential property in Scotland. This firm have expert knowledge which has been developed over its 175 year history. TC Young Solicitors […]read more>>

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Considering a Move to the Countryside? Posted: 12th June 2019

We all long for clean air, ample space and beautiful surroundings and by moving from the town to country you could also get more property for your money! Here in East Renfrewshire we have a great balance of city and country living – with fields, beaches, farms and parks right on our doorstep whilst being […]read more>>

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Work from Home? Plan the Perfect Ideal Office Posted: 3rd June 2019

Whether you work from home or want to create a great space for your children to study in, a well planned home office can help you to be more productive and add an attractive feature to your home. Here are our tips for planning your home office. A functional space Your home office needs to […]read more>>