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Demand for Houses Pushes Up Prices Posted: 9th January 2021

  According to the latest House Price Index from Zoopla, demand for houses has pushed the annual property price growth up to 4.3%. The trend is being seen across the whole of the UK with all regions reporting high demand for houses. There has been a marked increase in the demand for homes with outside […]read more>>

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Nicol Estate Agents – COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Policy Posted: 7th January 2021

At Nicol Estate Agents, the health and wellbeing of our clients and employees are of the utmost importance to us and we are continuing to follow and monitor official guidance from the UK and Scottish Governments. During the current situation, we are taking the following precautions, among others: General: Our branches will become an environment where […]read more>>

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The Benefits of Having a Quiet Christmas Posted: 16th December 2020

For many of us, this festive season will be different to those we have had in previous years. Whereas usually we spend the weeks in the run up to Christmas enjoying nights out, Christmas pantos, school performances, work do’s and more, this year it looks set to be a quiet Christmas. One good thing is […]read more>>

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Our Reviews from 2020 Posted: 9th December 2020

It’s been a difficult year, but one thing that has remained the same is the great service we strive to provide. Our priority is to ensure that our buyers and sellers are happy with the service they receive. We currently have 5 stars across all platforms – take a look at some of the reviews […]read more>>

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Staying in on Hogmanay! Posted: 3rd December 2020

We have had a challenging year to say the least and New Year’s Eve is set to be very different from previous years. Instead of planning a night on the town and seeing your extended family or friends, Hogmanay has essentially been cancelled so many of us are looking towards a night in with members […]read more>>

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Choosing The Perfect Christmas Tree Posted: 25th November 2020

Many of us have already put our tree up – after all it has been a difficult year and we are all desperate for some yuletide joy. If you’re planning on buying a tree over the coming weeks, do you buy real or fake? And which variety of real tree is best? Choosing a real tree […]read more>>

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Shop Local this Winter! Posted: 5th November 2020

Here at Nicol Estate Agents we are strong advocates of shopping with local independent businesses instead of the national chain stores, wherever possible. There are so many benefits for choosing a local independent business over a large, commercial one. Take a look at how shopping local this Christmas can help our area and wider community: […]read more>>

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Interior Design Trends for Adding Value! Posted: 29th October 2020

Interior design can help not only improve the appeal of your property, but it can also add a surprising amount of value. In fact, mortgage comparison website Bankrate carried out a new study to find out exactly how much interior design trends can add to you the value of your home. Bankrate entered the most […]read more>>

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New Law on Smoke and Heat Alarms for Home Owners Posted: 20th October 2020

New standards from the Scottish Government will now require households to have certain smoke and heat detectors by law. These new standards mean that from February next year, all residential homes must have smoke and heat detectors that comply with the lastest health and safety laws. Designed to protect Scottish residents from house fires, the detectors […]read more>>

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Keeping Spiders Out Of Your Home Posted: 19th October 2020

Here in Scotland, most species of spiders are completely harmless. However, that doesn’t stop people from being petrified of these eight legged creatures entering our homes. As we enter into the autumn months you’ll notice spiders venturing inside a lot more, as they flee cold temperatures – and look for a mate. Take a look […]read more>>