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One Day Summer Trips from East Renfrewshire Posted: 27th June 2022

With lots to see on our own doorstep, jumping in the car or on the train for a summer day trip is a great way to spend a day either at the weekend or during the school holiday. We’ve rounded up a few top spots to head to easy to explore in a day and […]read more>>

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Top Home Improvements for Sellers Posted: 27th June 2022

If you are considering selling your home, there’s never been a better time. The market is showing no signs of slowing down with high demand for every home listed for sale, especially in the run up to the new school year starting August/September. When you list your home for sale, you’ll want potential buyers to […]read more>>

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East Renfrewshire Schools Dominate The Times School League Tables Again Posted: 22nd June 2022

The Times has just released the Scotland School League Table showing that this year, two of East Renfrewshire’s schools – Williamwood High School and St. Ninian’s High School – are in the top 10. Woodfarm High School, Eastwood High School and Mearns Castle High School appear at positions 12th, 13th and 14th respectively. This means […]read more>>

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Days Out in and around East Ren This Summer! Posted: 16th June 2022

The summer holidays are nearly upon us and over the last few years we’ve all missed out on the amazing venues right on our doorstep. If you have children to entertain there is so much to see and do here in East Renfrewshire including beaches, parks, historic attractions and museums right on our doorstep. Here […]read more>>

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Homes Selling Fastest in Scotland – with Scottish 4-Bed Houses in Highest Demand Posted: 26th May 2022

According to the latest House Price Index released by Rightmove, the UK has seen a fourth consecutive record of rising house prices. House prices are now £55,000 higher than pre-pandemic levels and the current average UK house price is £367,501 – this is a monthly rise of £7,400. In comparison, in the two years before […]read more>>

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The Changing Housing Market Posted: 18th May 2022

Since the property market reopened following the Covid19 pandemic, we have all placed much more importance on our home environment. The pandemic had a lasting affect on our priorities and as a result there was an increased demand for larger homes to accommodate home or hybrid working. There was also an increase in demand for […]read more>>

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Posted: 11th May 2022

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week which highlights ‘loneliness’. One in four of us feel lonely at some point – or perhaps all the time. There are many reasons people feel lonely and there’s isn’t just one solution. The longer we feel lonely, the more likely we are to have mental health problems – […]read more>>

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Choosing a New Front Door Posted: 4th May 2022

Whether you’re selling your home or staying put for the time being, your front door is the first thing you and your visitors see. That’s why it’s important to make sure it is both functional and attractive. Replacing a warped or weather worn front door with a beautiful new one that matches the era of […]read more>>

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Homes are Selling Faster Than Ever Posted: 26th April 2022

For the third month running, the value of property coming to the market has hit a record high. Month-on-month property prices have gone up by an average of 1.6% (+£5,537), and over the last three months by an incredible £19,082. This jump of over £19,000 is the largest rise in any three-month period since Rightmove’s […]read more>>

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The Housing Market This Spring Posted: 21st April 2022

It has been predicted that the UK house price growth we have seen since June 2020 will start to slow down this year. Recent forecasts predict annual growth of 5% this year with just a 1% growth in 2023. This is due to the increase in mortgage rates, the rise in our cost of living […]read more>>