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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 >>

Land and Buildings Transaction Tax Guide

Posted: 13th March 2018

The following information on Land and Building Transaction Tax was contributed by Katharine Smith, Associate at T C Young solicitors. LBTT is a tax applied to residential and commercial land and buildings transactions in Scotland (including commercial purchases and commercial leases) where a chargeable interest is acquired. The structure of LBTT is designed in a […] ...read more >>

A Simple Guide to Downsizing

Posted: 13th March 2018

According to the council website, in 2015 19.4 per cent of people living in East Renfrewshire were aged 65 or over, with the age group expecting to reach one quarter of the population by 2025. ...read more >>

Record Numbers of Buyers on Rightmove in February

Posted: 6th March 2018

With the snow and disruption caused by the Beast from the East, you may be putting off listing your home on the market until the spring, traditionally when the housing market gets a boost in activity after the winter. However, it is worth noting that lots of people spend the winter months looking at property […] ...read more >>