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Garden Ideas to Maximise the Value of Your Home Posted: 20th February 2020

The priority for most homeowners when it comes to home improvements tends to be the interior of your property. But it may pay off to head outside to do some work in terms of boosting the value of your home. There are simple things that even the least green-fingered home owners can do, and on […]read more>>

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Top Tips for a Stress-Free Christmas Posted: 16th December 2019

Christmas can be a magical time of year, but it can also be extremely stressful. In order to get ahead of the festive season and stay as relaxed and calm as possible take a look at some of our tips to help prevent any last minute panic. Most importantly, preparation is key! First, give your […]read more>>

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What You’ll See in the Home Buyer Report Posted: 28th October 2019

When you are considering purchasing a new home you will see a Home Buyer Report which is created by the seller’s estate agent. The Home Buyer Report provides you essential information on the property such as the structural integrity, general condition of the property, the running costs and energy rating and any investment that will […]read more>>

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Creating an Eco-Friendly Garden Posted: 8th October 2019

There are several ways to be green in the garden and make your outside space more environmentally friendly. Water Water is an essential resource and a valuable one at that – every drop should count in your garden. Use a drip feed system to reduce the waste and ensure that water is directed into the […]read more>>

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How to Boost the Value of Your Home Before you Sell Posted: 23rd September 2019

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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Tips to Ensure You Don’t Put Buyers Off Posted: 19th September 2019

There are several things you can do to entice buyers, but on the flip-side, there are also aspects of your property that can be addressed to make sure you aren’t putting buyers off either. If you’re selling your home, it’s important that it appeals to as many buyers as possible and that you minimise any […]read more>>

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New Build or Older Property? Posted: 22nd August 2019

According to latest figures from the Land Registry, new-build homes are selling for a premium of £65,000 compared with existing property for sale. This premium increased by £5,000 over the last twelve months. Here in East Renfrewshire we have seen a huge surge in new homes being built, especially around Newton Mearns and the Maidenhill […]read more>>

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Property Market in Scotland – Rising Prices and Fastest Selling Times Posted: 8th August 2019

There has been a rise in the average price of homes here in Scotland according to the Registers of Scotland, with the average price of a residential property rising by 2.2% to £178,991 the financial year to April 2019. The total value of residential property in Scotland reached £18.2bn, which is a year-on-year increase of 1.6%. […]read more>>

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Going Back to School Guide for Busy Families Posted: 1st August 2019

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>>

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Planning the Perfect Storage – Get Organised This Summer! Posted: 22nd July 2019

The benefits of becoming organised are endless; the main one being that there are less household chores to do. However, in order to maintain a tidy home environment, it is important to have sufficient storage in place to maximize space, this includes how you divide your cupboards and drawers, and where there allocated space is. […]read more>>