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Self-Employed Mortgage Guide Posted: 17th January 2019

Proving your earnings to lenders when you are self-employed in order to obtain a mortgage can be a slightly more daunting task than applying for a mortgage as an employee, but with planning, organisation and help from the experts you can secure deals and repayment rates as competitive as those your employed friends and family […]read more>>

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The Best Family Size Cars Posted: 24th December 2018

With the new year comes New Year’s Resolutions and life changes. After all, it’s not only your house that has to grow when you extend your family. As the tribe grows and you taxi not just your own kids but their friends too, perhaps in 2019  it’s time to consider a bigger family size car. […]read more>>

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Christmas Gifts to Hand Down for Generations Posted: 6th December 2018

Christmas is the time of year when children want the very latest toys – which can often be tricky to get hold of if you don’t start your Christmas shopping in October! We’ve had Fingerlings, LOL Dolls, Hatchimals, Lego…but what happens to these toys a year or two down the line? This year why not […]read more>>

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Remember, Remember….The Best Places to Watch the Fireworks This Year! Posted: 29th October 2018

Remember remember the 5th of November. Ready to start planning where to see fireworks this year? Make sure your bonfire night goes off with a bang, as we share the best places to watch the fireworks in East Renfrewshire. The 5th November falls on a Monday this year, so you can kick off the fireworks […]read more>>

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Increase the Value of Your Home by Utilising Unused Space Posted: 17th September 2018

When it comes to selling your home, it’s important that you maximize the space to increase both the interest in, and value of, your home. Neglecting certain areas such as cupboards, spare rooms, basement or even the attic can be costly.read more>>

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Property Market Update – Autumn 2018 Posted: 10th September 2018

Over the last month, we have seen a surge in those buying and selling homes in East Renfrewshire.read more>>

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Moving from Town to Country? Here’s What to Consider Posted: 5th September 2018

Lots of people dream of eventually settling down in the countryside. The clean air, space and scenic surroundings are a draw for many, and often you get more property for your money. We are lucky here at Nicol Estate Agents to be able to offer our clients the best of both when it comes to […]read more>>

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Selling your home? Find Out What Prospective Buyers Don’t Want to See in Your Bedroom! Posted: 29th August 2018

A bedroom is a place of rest, and so should give off a calm and peaceful atmosphere to those viewing your property. At the very least, it should be clean, fresh-smelling and as clutter free as possible – without a pair of dirty undies in sight! Have a read through our tips below to make […]read more>>

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Protect Your Home When You’re Away Posted: 23rd August 2018

When you go away for a holiday or even a short break for one or two nights, it’s important to protect your home whilst you’re away. Here are some tips to keep your home safe and secure when nobody’s home.read more>>

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Going Back to School Guide for Busy Families Posted: 3rd August 2018

Summer holidays always seem to arrive slowly and then just fly by – or maybe it’s just us? It is almost time for a new school year and if you are anticipating the first morning of going back to the old routine with a bit of dread, we have prepared the perfect timeline that will […]read more>>