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House Prices Reach a 4-Year High Posted: 27th January 2021

Despite the current national lockdown, the momentum that built up in the housing market in the second half of 2020 has rolled into the first weeks of this year. According to the latest House Price Index from Zoopla, house prices have reached an almost four-year high. As we near the end of January, buyer appetite […]read more>>

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Rightmove’s Busiest Ever Start to the Year Posted: 18th January 2021

Rightmove has reported that the start of 2021 has seen their busiest start to the year on record. Website visits between 2 January and 8 January were 30% higher than the same period in 2020. In addition, the number of potential buyers contacting estate agents is 11% higher than the first week of 2020 and […]read more>>

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Demand for Houses Pushes Up Prices Posted: 9th January 2021

  According to the latest House Price Index from Zoopla, demand for houses has pushed the annual property price growth up to 4.3%. The trend is being seen across the whole of the UK with all regions reporting high demand for houses. There has been a marked increase in the demand for homes with outside […]read more>>

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Nicol Estate Agents – COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Policy Posted: 7th January 2021

At Nicol Estate Agents, the health and wellbeing of our clients and employees are of the utmost importance to us and we are continuing to follow and monitor official guidance from the UK and Scottish Governments. During the current situation, we are taking the following precautions, among others: General: Our branches will become an environment where […]read more>>

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Property Industry to Remain Open Posted: 5th January 2021

This week it was announced that Scotland is to enter another national lockdown which will come into force until at least February 1st. with a review to take place mid January. Despite the lockdown, the good news is that the property industry is to continue operating, with estate and letting agents remaining open, house viewings […]read more>>