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Should You Buy a Fixer Upper or a Turn Key Property?

Posted: 15th May 2018

Are you thinking of moving up the property ladder? The East Renfrewshire property market has been moving fast from the beginning of the year, with many other buyers looking for the right home in the desired school catchment area, so you might be wondering what your strategy should be. ...read more >>

How We Carry Out Home Valuations

Posted: 26th April 2018

Choosing to sell up can be a big decision, even more daunting if not armed with all the relevant information you need before deciding whether now is the right time or not. At Nicol, we are here to help you make that decision, which is why we provide free, confidential, no obligation home valuations and […] ...read more >>

Looking to Buy a Home in East Renfrewshire? Here is what you need to know!

Posted: 20th April 2018

The most recent set of statistics from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) suggest that there is a real demand for property in Scotland at the moment. ...read more >>

Guide to Finding a Trustworthy Tradesperson*

Posted: 17th April 2018

Whether it’s improving your home, like completing an extension to your home or installing new windows or fixing something that’s gone wrong, the laws of probability say that at some point as a homeowner you’ll have to find a tradesperson to carry out work in your home. ...read more >>

Local Asking Prices at Record High

Posted: 17th April 2018

Spring is the season of fresh starts and life beginning anew. As we watch the bluebells return to Rouken Glen park and the wild garlic rear its head, we can often find ourselves wanting to make a fresh start ourselves— and for many of us, that means moving further up the property ladder. ...read more >>

Nicol Estate Agents Are Now on OntheMarket.com

Posted: 22nd March 2018

Spring is always a busy time for the property market. At Nicol we’re constantly looking for new ways to give our clients extra exposure in order to sell or let out their property, and it’s a great time of year to announce we are now listing our properties on Onthemarket.com – the UK’s third largest […] ...read more >>

Land and Buildings Transaction Tax Guide

Posted: 13th March 2018

The following information on Land and Building Transaction Tax was contributed by Katharine Smith, Associate at T C Young solicitors. LBTT is a tax applied to residential and commercial land and buildings transactions in Scotland (including commercial purchases and commercial leases) where a chargeable interest is acquired. The structure of LBTT is designed in a […] ...read more >>

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 >>

Why Choose Nicol Estate Agents for Your Next Property Sale

Posted: 21st February 2018

Our aim is simple: whatever your reason for moving – whether it’s for extra space, to downsize or you may simply have found your dream home, Nicol Estate Agents can help. There are many reasons why we think if you are a homeowner in East Renfrewshire you should pick our team to sell your home. […] ...read more >>

Earth Hour 2018 – Get Involved!

Posted: 7th February 2018

The countdown has begun! Earth Hour 2018, an initiative started by World Wildlife Fund and now in its 10th year, will again take place on Saturday 24th March at 8:30pm. It’s easy to take part, simply switch off the lights for an hour, saving CO2 emissions and spreading an important message to help protect our […] ...read more >>