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Self-Employed Mortgage Guide Posted: 17th January 2019

Proving your earnings to lenders when you are self-employed in order to obtain a mortgage can be a slightly more daunting task than applying for a mortgage as an employee, but with planning, organisation and help from the experts you can secure deals and repayment rates as competitive as those your employed friends and family […]read more>>

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Your Finances. Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference! Posted: 3rd January 2019

January is the perfect time to banish bad financial habits and get clever with your money. By making lots of small changes you can make a big difference to your finances! Make a note of you every financial renewal – this will allow you to change phone, TV, broadband, utilities and insurance providers without paying […]read more>>

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Broom Church, Newton Mearns. Open to All! Posted: 26th November 2018

Broom Church is one of the hubs of our community and has become a place for people young and old to take part in weekly and annual community activities. In addition, people of all faiths can hire the church hall for any event or family celebration. Located on the junction of Broom Road East and Mearns […]read more>>

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Naughty or Nice? Where to See Santa in Glasgow and the Southside! Posted: 26th November 2018

It’s almost that time of the year again when we tell our children that the elves are watching to see if they have been naughty or nice. Make sure you book early to take your children to see Santa Claus this year – there are several venues to choose from so we’ve found the top […]read more>>

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How to Declutter Your Life and Improve Your Mental Health Posted: 21st November 2018

Elaine Mcinley from Clear Mountain is a Professional Organiser & Lifestyle Management Consultant.  In our guest blog, she takes a look at how clutter can impact our lives and emotional wellbeing.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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Things You Should Never Keep in Your Home When Decluttering Posted: 15th October 2018

The last thing you want when you come in from work – and indeed when potential buyers are looking around your home – is an obstacle course of kids toys to step through and piles of washing to lift from the sofa before you can sit down. If this picture is a familiar one, here […]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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Property Market Update – Autumn 2018 Posted: 10th September 2018

Over the last month, we have seen a surge in those buying and selling homes in East Renfrewshire.read more>>

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Moving from Town to Country? Here’s What to Consider Posted: 5th September 2018

Lots of people dream of eventually settling down in the countryside. The clean air, space and scenic surroundings are a draw for many, and often you get more property for your money. We are lucky here at Nicol Estate Agents to be able to offer our clients the best of both when it comes to […]read more>>