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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>>

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5 Imaginative Ways to Store Toys Posted: 11th July 2019

Children can be messy and it can be tiring tidying up their mess at the end of each day, so perhaps it is time to strategise your storage plan with some genius ideas that can look good and make tidying up more enjoyable for your children. These storage ideas could even encourage them to return […]read more>>

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A Guide to Buying a House in Scotland Posted: 12th June 2019

TC Young Solicitors has produced a new guide to buying a property in Scotland and the steps involved. ‘Your Guide to Purchasing a Property’ will help you to understand the process of buying a residential property in Scotland. This firm have expert knowledge which has been developed over its 175 year history. TC Young Solicitors […]read more>>

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Considering a Move to the Countryside? Posted: 12th June 2019

We all long for clean air, ample space and beautiful surroundings and by moving from the town to country you could also get more property for your money! Here in East Renfrewshire we have a great balance of city and country living – with fields, beaches, farms and parks right on our doorstep whilst being […]read more>>

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Work from Home? Plan the Perfect Ideal Office Posted: 3rd June 2019

Whether you work from home or want to create a great space for your children to study in, a well planned home office can help you to be more productive and add an attractive feature to your home. Here are our tips for planning your home office. A functional space Your home office needs to […]read more>>

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Exercising the Brain Can Help to Keep You Mentally Sharp Posted: 22nd May 2019

Word and number games, such as Sudoku and crossword puzzles, have been found to improve brain function and keep the mind sharp. A new study completed by the University of Exeter and King’s College London, which interviewed over 19,000 participants over the age of 50, found that those who regularly challenge themselves with these types […]read more>>