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Best Performing Property Type Revealed Posted: 6th April 2022

According to the latest Nationwide UK House Price Index, detached property prices have performed best through the pandemic. Detached homes have increased by nearly £68,000 since the pandemic started in March 2020, meanwhile the average flat price is up by £24,000. The latest Nationwide House Price Index shows UK house price growth soared to its […]read more>>

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Get Fully Furnished! Posted: 30th March 2022

Property Staging We recently used the services of Get Fully Furnished to furnish a flat we are selling in Shawlands. Claire and Ronnie run the company offering furniture packages to vendors, property professionals and landlords. Whether you’re looking to rent, sell or develop a property, Get Fully Furnished can provide anything from single items of […]read more>>

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Shopping Secrets from Interior Designers Posted: 11th February 2022

Online searches for interior design ideas have increased by an incredible 63%, showing that whether moving or staying put – one thing that most people have in common is that they want to make their home the best it can be. Whether it’s layout and design, the décor and soft furnishings or finishing touches that […]read more>>

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Rightmove Reports the Busiest Ever Start to the Year Posted: 24th January 2022

Rightmove has released its latest House Price Index which makes for extremely interesting reading! The portal has reported its busiest ever start to the year, following an extremely buoyant 2021. The housing market last year was defined by a huge number of UK homeowners and first-time buyers reassessing their priorities. This sustained desire to purchase […]read more>>

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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>>