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Are You Ready to Downsize? Posted: 15th October 2019

Knowing when it’s time to downsize can be difficult and it’s not something you can rush into. As you get older you may want a home that is easier to maintain, closer to amenities and within easy reach of friends and family. Downsizing can give your life fresh perspective, allowing you to enjoy new hobbies, […]read more>>

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Selling Your Home as The Brexit Deadline Looms Posted: 3rd October 2019

Buyers who are looking for a new property as we edge towards the October 31st Brexit deadline have strong negotiating opportunities according to new data from Rightmove. Autumn activity We are into the start of the autumn activity typically that typically starts when the children go back to school. However, prices in the UK have […]read more>>

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Why Move to East Renfrewshire? Posted: 9th September 2019

Here in East Renfrewshire there are around 95,000 people living in the area with thriving areas such as Giffnock, Clarkston and Newton Mearns. Property is in high demand due to the exceptional schools, the area boasts three of the top five schools for exam results according to the Herald’s unofficial league tables. Housing East Renfrewshire has one […]read more>>

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September Weekend 2019 – What’s On! Posted: 5th September 2019

September Weekend is fast approaching and it’s a great opportunity to stay local and get involved with events that are taking place in and around Glasgow and East Renfrewshire! Here’s a roundup of what’s on, giving you time to plan ahead and even book your tickets. Glasgow Cathedral Festival The Glasgow Cathedral Festival takes place […]read more>>

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Scotland’s Property Market Soars to an 11-Year High Amid Brexit Uncertainty Posted: 30th August 2019

According to a recent quarterly property monitor from legal firm Aberdein Considine, for the six month period from Janaury to June this year, property transactions have been worth more than £8bn. These are the strongest figures since 2008.High sales in Q2 have been credited with driving the trend. What’s more, in Glasgow’s most affluent suburbs […]read more>>

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Enjoy the Last Weeks of the School Holidays! Posted: 8th August 2019

There’s just one or two weeks left of the school holidays so we have put together a few ideas of  some great local days out! Edinburgh Zoo Edinburgh Zoo is owned by The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) and is set in around 82 acres of sloping parkland. It is located just three miles […]read more>>

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Property Market in Scotland – Rising Prices and Fastest Selling Times Posted: 8th August 2019

There has been a rise in the average price of homes here in Scotland according to the Registers of Scotland, with the average price of a residential property rising by 2.2% to £178,991 the financial year to April 2019. The total value of residential property in Scotland reached £18.2bn, which is a year-on-year increase of 1.6%. […]read more>>

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Great for Days Out This Summer! Posted: 19th June 2019

Schools have finished for the summer! If you have children to entertain there is so much to see and do here in East Renfrewshire. We have beaches, parks historic attractions and museums right on our doorstep. Here are our top picks for days out with the children. What’s more, with such great transport links into […]read more>>

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Getting Your Property Ready For a Sale Posted: 27th May 2019

If you are considering selling your home, it makes sense to get ahead of the game and make your home more attractive to prospective buyers and of course, it will also maximise your sale price! But which home improvements are going to add value to your property before you sell? Larger projects are only really […]read more>>

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Looking for a Unique Star-Gazing Getaway? Posted: 10th April 2019

If you’re looking for a destination that will provide you with a fabulous getaway from the trials of daily life, how about going somewhere you can see the stars in all their glory? Thanks to their distance away from light polluted towns and cities, these rural settings not only have incredible scenery, they also allow […]read more>>