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Luxury and Style in an Ideal Location – Capelrig Apartments, Newton Mearns

Posted: 17th July 2018

***Only Six Remaining Apartments*** Capelrig Apartments is a contemporary, modern and sleek development, thoughtfully designed for light, space and comfort. From the clean lines of the anthracite window frames to the expansive glass balconies, this is a peaceful retreat within an excellent location where city and countryside merge. ...read more >>

Is Remortgaging Right For You?

Posted: 10th July 2018

Remortgaging your property allows you to repay what you currently owe on your existing mortgage, and taking out a new mortgage on the property. There are several reasons for doing this, such as moving onto a better interest rate and reducing your monthly repayments, shortening the time to pay it back or borrowing money for […] ...read more >>

Enjoy a Family Staycation this Summer!

Posted: 4th July 2018

Staying at home doesn’t mean you can’t have a summer adventure, especially with the incredible weather we’ve been having here in Glasgow. Although top of most people’s summer holiday wish-list would be a cruise around the Caribbean, Greek Island hopping or Disneyland, not all of us are lucky enough to get away. Staying at home […] ...read more >>

Nicol Estate Agents: Summer Property Roundup

Posted: 27th June 2018

In East Renfrewshire, the demand for family homes shows no signs of slowing down and the market remains buoyant. The overall average property price in East Renfrewshire is £263,196. Over the last twelve months, sold prices in East Renfrewshire were up by 7% on the previous year and up 12% on 2007, when the average house […] ...read more >>

Enjoy Days Out with the Children this Summer

Posted: 19th June 2018

With the school summer holidays fast-approaching, here are our picks of the best days out with the children. With such great transport links into Glasgow from the southside , we’ve also included a couple of unmissable days out in the City. ...read more >>

The Great Outdoors! Family Cycle Routes in East Renfrewshire

Posted: 13th June 2018

Although it feels like new homes and developments are going up all over East Renfrewshire, there is, in fact, a huge amount of unspoiled countryside right on our doorstep! One of the best ways to enjoy this green open space is to cycle, and there are some fabulous cycle routes available if you know where […] ...read more >>

Do Smart Tech Features Sell Property?

Posted: 8th June 2018

We have seen the rise of technology for the home in recent years with many of our homes features now controlled by virtual assistants, remote controlled via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. So many homeowners, especially those technology inclined might wonder if it is well worth investing in smart features for their homes as a way of […] ...read more >>

Property Ownership and the Generation Gap

Posted: 8th June 2018

One of the most noticeable lifestyle differences between the generations is undoubtedly financial habits, from the purchase of simple everyday items to home ownership. It gains a lot of media attention and often becomes a central talking point during family dinnertimes. Whilst recent research shows that Millennials (those born between the early 80s and mid-90s) […] ...read more >>

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 >>