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Re Opening June 29th – Book Your Appointment Today Posted: 22nd June 2020

We hope you are all keeping well. Good news from the Scottish Government as it has announced that we can move to the second stage of the Coronavirus lockdown exit plan, which includes a relaxation on restrictions on house moves and we can return to an office environment, safely reopen our doors and viewings and […]read more>>

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The Future of Property Viewings? Posted: 15th May 2020

Although we are still in lockdown here in Scotland, the property market in England is now open for business and it will be interesting to see how the market there performs over the next few weeks. For everyone in our industry, the health and safety of staff and clients remains a primary concern and with […]read more>>

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Properties Coming Soon! Posted: 5th May 2020

Although our offices are now closed, we are still conducting property appraisals and offering advice to those who are either in the process of moving or considering moving as soon as the restrictions are lifted. We have several sellers waiting to market their home and take advantage of pent up demand since mid-March. We have […]read more>>

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Decluttering During Lockdown Posted: 28th April 2020

Over the last five weeks we have all spent much more time at home. During this time you may have attempted to sort out any clutter in your home – or you may not even know where to start. Here, Elaine Mcinley from Clear Mountain gives her advice on effectively decluttering your home. Elaine is a […]read more>>

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Completing Your Property Purchase During COVID-19 Posted: 14th April 2020

In our second blog, we look at some of the issues you may encounter if you are currently moving and we hope that this answers some questions you may have. We work closely with Katharine Smith, a Director in the Residential Conveyancing team at Blackadders. She has been kind enough to offer some guidance to […]read more>>

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Searching For a Property During COVID-19 Posted: 9th April 2020

At Nicol Estate Agents we have great relationships with a range of associates, all who have one common goal – to help make your move a smooth and stress-free process.   One of these partners is Blackadders. We work closely with Katharine Smith, a Director in the Residential Conveyancing team. We have teamed up with […]read more>>

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How to Sell Your Home Quickly! Posted: 6th March 2020

Mortgage approvals are up and we have seen a marked upturn in registered buyers looking for homes in East Renfrewshire. The market is certainly turning a corner from the uncertainty we faced last year and according to the Office for National Statistics, every region in the country has seen house prices rise for the first […]read more>>

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Purchasing a Home You Can Future Proof Posted: 28th February 2020

Many people feel that they should downsize because their home is too big or unsuitable especially once the children have left home. However, with some foresight and decision-making, you could create a home that will grow with you as you get older. If you’re worried about having to downsize in the future, there are ways […]read more>>

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Small kitchen? Maximise the Value of Your Home Posted: 10th February 2020

Kitchens are an important room in any home and somewhere you’re likely to spend a lot of your time. When it comes to buying and selling property, a well-designed kitchen can make or break it for many, so even if you are challenged for space, it makes sense to make the most of what you […]read more>>

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Confidence Returns with Rightmove’s Busiest Ever Month Posted: 5th February 2020

January was the busiest month ever recorded on Rightmove, with visitors surpassing 150 million. This indicates that confidence has returned to the market at full force with house hunters looking to take advantage of a more stable and certain political climate in in the UK. Here at Nicol Estate Agents we have noticed an uplift in […]read more>>