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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 >>

First Time Home Buyers Better Off Than Renters

Posted: 21st February 2018

Are you currently renting and wondering if it would be a good idea to buy your first home in East Renfrewshire? Then this is a must-read for you! ...read more >>

Selling Your Home in Winter

Posted: 31st January 2018

With many new year resolutions revolving around lifestyle changes, many of us dream of a bigger, better home for ourselves and our families. And with the help of the Internet and mobile, keen home buyers are completely switched on 24/7, looking for the right one to come on the market. As recent stats from Rightmove […] ...read more >>

How to sell a one-of-a-kind home

Posted: 28th December 2017

All homes are in some way unique – whether it’s the way they are decorated, the location or floorplan – but some certainly have more individuality than others. One-of-a-kind homes, from converted buildings (think old fire station flats, churches or pump-house conversions) to purpose built projects, houses in really remote locations or that have weird […] ...read more >>

Ready for Next Year’s Big Home Interiors Trends?

Posted: 1st December 2017

Elegance and sophistication, mixing textures and unique shapes with a bold blast of colour – 2018 home interior trends are all about creating luxurious spaces for lounging in! There are hints of vintage (velvet sofas, mustard, orange and maroon colour palettes) but given an update for modern life. ...read more >>

First-time Buyer Behaviour – Insights and Trends

Posted: 1st December 2017

The number of first-time buyers in the UK has increased considerably over the past five years. Last year, they accounted for 36% of all residential property sales across the country, compared to just 26% in 2011. This rise is due to a combination of factors, most notably record-low interest rates, increased mortgage approvals, and the […] ...read more >>

Sell Your Property Successfully by Thinking Like a Buyer

Posted: 15th November 2017

One of the most challenging tasks you will face when selling your home or investment property is looking at it objectively. It’s incredibly difficult and something almost all of us struggle to do to a certain extent, but thinking like a buyer rather than a seller is one of the most effective and efficient ways […] ...read more >>

How to Make Sure You Get the Best Price for Your Home

Posted: 15th November 2017

Because of the sheer value of the transaction, what appears like a mere 3-5% can translate into thousands of actual pounds. That is why it is important to treat the sale of your home with utmost attention. Even if it might seem like a simple matter of listing your property online, we can assure you, […] ...read more >>

Staging Your Home for a Quick Sale – 5 Essential Accessories

Posted: 10th November 2017

When staging your home in preparation to sell, you’re essentially ‘dressing it up’ to impress and appeal to viewers. Much like you would put on our best attire for a job interview or important meeting, you want your home to look its very best and make a fantastic impression on potential buyers. But fear not, […] ...read more >>

Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency*

Posted: 29th September 2017

A useful guide to improving your home’s energy efficiency for the colder months of the year. ...read more >>