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Now is a Great Time to Sell Your Home! Posted: 4th November 2021

Here in East Renfrewshire the property market is buoyant with demand outweighing current supply especially for family homes within catchment of our excellent schooling.  This month Rightmove has reported record asking prices across every region of the UK for every property type. This has not been seen since 2007. If you’re thinking of moving, there […]read more>>

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Sharp Rise in House Prices Across the UK Posted: 21st October 2021

According to the latest data from Rightmove, we have seen a sharp rise in house prices across the UK as buyers rush to move ahead of a likely rise in the cost of borrowing. Key statistics show that: House prices are at record levels across all regions and sectors. Asking prices rose by 1.8% in […]read more>>

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Colour Trends for your Home this Autumn Posted: 7th October 2021

This year’s Maison & Objet Design Fair in Paris revealed which colours are set to be on-trend this autumn, including warm, cocooning autumn hues. The Fair highlighted this season’s hottest colours – here’s an overview. Warm colours are perfect for autumn and according to the Fair, it reflects our current appetite for ethical and sustainable […]read more>>

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The Increasing Demand for More Space Posted: 15th September 2021

If you’re in search for more space, then you aren’t alone. Since the pandemic which began last March and the subsequent lockdowns, interest in houses has more than doubled. In fact, the number of people looking to purchase a family home has soared by 114% compared with levels typically seen at this time of year between […]read more>>

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The Home Report Posted: 22nd August 2021

The Home Report system in Scotland was introduced back in 2008, and this meant that buyers would have access to all the information on a property before proceeding with an offer and ultimately a purchase. Many people are unsure of what the Home Report entails – especially those purchasing their first home, or moving after […]read more>>

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A Strong Autumn Housing Market Posted: 19th August 2021

According to the latest Rightmove Data, although asking prices are starting to stabalise and in some areas even fall, experts are predicting a strong autumn housing market as demand continues to outstrip supply. In July, asking prices across the UK fell for the first time this year as it see a cooling of the higher […]read more>>

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Preparing Your Home for a Sale Posted: 20th July 2021

If you’re considering selling your home, it’s important that you maximise your sale price. There are several things you can do ensure your home is more desirable to buyers ensuring it sells quickly and for the highest amount. It’s important that the inside of your home is in great shape – but you should be […]read more>>

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What are the Most Popular Home Improvements? Posted: 7th July 2021

Multiple lockdowns have resulted in a reassessment of our living spaces. Back in June last year when the property market reopened, we saw a sharp rise in demand for larger homes in more rural areas with enough space for everyone in the home to work and relax – inside and out. With property in high […]read more>>

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Making Your Garden Feel More Secluded Posted: 5th May 2021

Over the last year we have all realised the importance of having access to outside space and homes with gardens have never been in higher demand. If you have just moved home, are considering selling or want to enhance your living space, making your garden a more secluded, private space will add value to your […]read more>>

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The Rule of 6 Garden Gatherings Posted: 14th April 2021

From Friday this week, people can meet in groups of six adults from six households in outdoor settings and people are permitted to travel across Scotland as long as they do not stay overnight. From April 26th the restrictions on journeys in mainland Scotland will be lifted, all retail premises will re-open, up to four […]read more>>