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Value of Homes Sold Doubled in Q1 Posted: 29th April 2021

According to the latest research from Zoopla, the value of homes sold nearly doubled in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period last year. One in 50 properties was sold between Jan 1st to Jan 15thcompared to one in every 100 homes in the same period in 2020. The value of […]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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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>>

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Even Second Steppers Need the Bank of Mum and Dad Posted: 13th November 2018

Though it’s common for first-time buyers to have deposit savings topped up by the Bank of Mum and Dad when it comes to buying their first property, you may be surprised to learn that a third of ‘second steppers’ need financial help from parents too. A report from Lloyds Bank found that those moving up the […]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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World Mental Health Day – Supporting Young People Posted: 10th October 2018

Today is World Mental Health Day, created by the World Federation for Mental Health. The aim of the day is to get us all talking about the state of our mental health and this year the focus is on young people and mental health in a changing and often confusing world. Here at Nicol Estate […]read more>>

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October Half Term – Local Activities for Kids Posted: 4th October 2018

October Half Term clubs and activities in and around Newton Mearns and Clarkston. October week is fast approaching, and that means that if you’re a parent you may be looking for childcare or fun activities for the family to take advantage of. There are some great options locally to not only help you with childcare […]read more>>

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Take Part in The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning with Nicol Estate Agents Posted: 24th September 2018

We are thrilled to be hosting our very own World’s Biggest Coffee Morning this Friday September 28th from 10am to 12pm. Having some coffee and cake with us in aid of Macmillan not only gives you the perfect chance to catch up with a cuppa and slice of something delicious, it will also help to raise […]read more>>

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You are invited! Beatson Cancer Charity and The Studio Fine Art Company Art Exhibition Posted: 17th August 2018

Nicol Estate Agents are delighted to support the inaugural Art Exhibition of Beatson Cancer Charity and The Studio Fine Art Company.read more>>

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Enjoy Days Out with the Children this Summer Posted: 19th June 2018

With the school summer holidays fast-approaching, here are our picks of the best days out with the children. With such great transport links into Glasgow from the southside , we’ve also included a couple of unmissable days out in the City.read more>>