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Top Home Improvements for Sellers Posted: 27th June 2022

If you are considering selling your home, there’s never been a better time. The market is showing no signs of slowing down with high demand for every home listed for sale, especially in the run up to the new school year starting August/September. When you list your home for sale, you’ll want potential buyers to […]read more>>

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The Changing Housing Market Posted: 18th May 2022

Since the property market reopened following the Covid19 pandemic, we have all placed much more importance on our home environment. The pandemic had a lasting affect on our priorities and as a result there was an increased demand for larger homes to accommodate home or hybrid working. There was also an increase in demand for […]read more>>

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Choosing a New Front Door Posted: 4th May 2022

Whether you’re selling your home or staying put for the time being, your front door is the first thing you and your visitors see. That’s why it’s important to make sure it is both functional and attractive. Replacing a warped or weather worn front door with a beautiful new one that matches the era of […]read more>>

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The Housing Market This Spring Posted: 21st April 2022

It has been predicted that the UK house price growth we have seen since June 2020 will start to slow down this year. Recent forecasts predict annual growth of 5% this year with just a 1% growth in 2023. This is due to the increase in mortgage rates, the rise in our cost of living […]read more>>

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Trends in the Property Market Posted: 3rd February 2022

Over the last two years buyers’ priorities have completely changed. After 18 months of lockdowns, working from home, isolating, socialising in our gardens and home schooling our children, many people re-evaluated what they wanted from their property. Add into the mix the stamp duty (LBTT) holiday, historically low borrowing rates, greater mortgage availability and an […]read more>>

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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>>