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How We Value Your Home Posted: 9th June 2021

Nicol Estate Agents is a family-run company headed up by Karen and Douglas Nicol. Now in our tenth year of operating, our team has over 100 years’ combined experience in the industry having worked in senior positions for several Estate Agents in Scotland. We know what does and doesn’t work when it comes to selling […]read more>>

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New Statistics Show Largest House Price Rise Since 2007 Posted: 19th May 2021

According to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), house prices in Scotland rose in the year to £167,000 – this is an 11% rise. It has been well documented that the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns resulted in a once-in-a-generation re-evaluation of priorities with space for home working, access to outside space […]read more>>

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Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Sell Your Property! Posted: 27th August 2020

Here at Nicol Estate Agents, we’ve had our busiest month in 10 years. Houses are in high demand, for some properties the viewings are in double figures within 24h and offers over are hitting the 15-20% mark.  Whether you’re looking to get on the property ladder, move home, buy another property or add to your […]read more>>

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How has the recent pandemic changed the way we look at property? Posted: 28th May 2020

Following the recent COVID-19 pandemic, our priorities have changed. Many buyers are now looking for more space for a home office and room to extend.  Being on lockdown with lovely weather has also made us reassess the importance of having a great garden and more outside space. Lockdown has been life changing for many of […]read more>>

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A Word About COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Posted: 13th March 2020

At Nicol Estate Agents, the health and wellbeing of our clients and employees is of utmost importance to us and we are continuing to follow and monitor official guidance from the UK Government. With this in mind, during the current situation we are taking the following precautions, among others: * Our branches will become an […]read more>>

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Nicol Estate Agents and OnTheMarket Posted: 18th December 2018

Here at Nicol Estate Agents we utilise the top online marketing channels available to ensure that your home is seen by as many people as possible. By improving the reach of your property we know it will generate even more interest by the right people at the right time, ultimately maximising your sale price. That’s […]read more>>

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Luxury Lifestyle Living in Newton Mearns Posted: 5th November 2018

Thinking of making the move to McCarthy & Stone’s lavish Asbhrae development? Discover a wealth of things to see and do in their local area blog! At McCarthy & Stone, we understand that downsizing can open up a whole new lease of life, which is why we are committed to delivering luxury, age-exclusive apartments for […]read more>>

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Nicol Estate Agents: Summer Property Roundup Posted: 27th June 2018

In East Renfrewshire, the demand for family homes shows no signs of slowing down and the market remains buoyant. The overall average property price in East Renfrewshire is £263,196. Over the last twelve months, sold prices in East Renfrewshire were up by 7% on the previous year and up 12% on 2007, when the average house […]read more>>

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Nicol Estate Agents: Property Roundup Posted: 28th March 2018

With strong competition among property buyers who are keen to secure 2, 3, 4 or 5 bedroom properties in the area, East Renfrewshire showed the highest average property prices in 2017 at £252,870, with a 4.5% increase on 2016*. Overall the market has started well and remains buoyant. In many areas, particularly East Renfrewshire, we […]read more>>

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Property Sales Highlights of 2017 Posted: 19th December 2017

As we are approaching the end of 2017, we look back on a year of fantastic growth and success on the local property market.East Renfrewshire is a very specific market with a continued shortage of supply, which makes buyers constantly compete on available stock.  With a new office in Clarkston and a larger team, Nicol […]read more>>