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Clarkston Launch: 50%  OFF  Our Standard Selling Fees!

Posted: 18th August 2017

Following the success of our Newton Mearns office and the continued demand for our services by clients in and around Clarkston, Busby, Carmunnock, Thorntonhall, Muirend and Netherlee areas, we are delighted to announce the official opening of our Clarkston branch at 1 Helena Place, Clarkston, G76 7RB! To celebrate, we are offering 50%  OFF  our standard selling fees […] ...read more >>

When a Discreet Home Sale Is Necessary

Posted: 28th June 2017

There is generally an expectation that a home for sale must be advertised on all possible channels as loudly as possible, but that approach might not suit all homes and circumstances. Although once thought to be suitable only for homes of over £1 million, in our experience at Nicol Estate Agents, we have seen the […] ...read more >>

Nicol Estate Agents are opening shortly at Clarkston Toll in Clarkston

Posted: 22nd May 2017

Following the success of our Newton Mearns office and the continued demand for our services are required more and more by clients in and around Clarkston, Busby, Carmunnock, Thorntonhall, Muirend and Netherlee areas, we are very proud to announce the opening of our brand new office in Clarkston in the summer. Douglas Nicol, Managing Director at […] ...read more >>

New Homes Update

Posted: 12th May 2017

We have a few stunning developments that we’d like to highlight for the fantastic locations and lifestyles they offer. You can find your dream home in one of the high quality, exceptional developments we have in our books, just scroll through our selection  to find out more. ...read more >>

Interior Design Trends 2017

Posted: 28th April 2017

If you are looking for a housewarming present for a fashion savvy friend, or simply want to update your home and are looking for inspiration, we have searched for the biggest trends for 2017 and made a guide to help you keep up with the interior design in 2017. ...read more >>

Government Incentivising Older People to Downsize Their Homes

Posted: 31st March 2017

In a bid to address the housing crisis and free up larger homes for first time buyers and families, the UK Government is incentivising older people to downsize. Ministers have pledged to make it easier for pensioners to move into high-quality sheltered accommodation by increasing construction of new specialised housing and helping elderly home owners […] ...read more >>

Nicol Estate Agents Property Round-up, March 2017

Posted: 29th March 2017

The housing market in East Renfrewshire had a buoyant start this year and we believe this will continue throughout 2017. In many local ares, we have seen a shortage of property with demand outstripping supply, resulting in more closing dates and premium prices been achieved, and in some cases, the highest prices achieved in many […] ...read more >>

What is the Best Way to Deal with Fixtures and Fittings

Posted: 17th March 2017

When it comes to property sales, being clear on what you will take with you when you move and what is included in the sale price will make for a much smoother transaction. The area of fixtures and fittings can and has lead to some debate during the selling/buying process, so clear communication is always […] ...read more >>

Pros and Cons of Open-Plan Living

Posted: 10th March 2017

Open-plan living has risen in popularity in recent years. We’re seeing it in many new, modern developments as well as in conversions of period properties. Whilst traditional homes were designed with separate rooms, each of which had its own specific function, the move toward open-plan space is more in tune with the way most people […] ...read more >>

Laigh Meadows: New Residential Development in Fenwick

Posted: 24th January 2017

An exclusive development of just 18 detached villas by award winning Westpoint Homes, these beautiful four and five bedroom family homes are set within the popular and picturesque conservation village of Fenwick in East Ayrshire. Chosen for its stunning rural setting and convenient proximity to the upgraded M77, Fenwick offers character, charm and all of […] ...read more >>