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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>>

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COVID-19 September Update Posted: 23rd September 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 Government. Following the announcement on September 22nd the following restrictions are in place across Scotland: Household visits are banned across Scotland. There are exemptions […]read more>>

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Selling Your Home? Take Our Advice… Posted: 3rd September 2020

We are seeing a property boom at the moment with a huge amount of interest in family homes in particular. If you are considering taking advantage of the high demand in good quality housing in East Renfrewshire, it’s important to show your home in the best light in order to maximise its value. But what […]read more>>

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Key Worker Discount Ends August 31st! Posted: 12th August 2020

Following months of lockdown and a new appreciation for all the key workers that kept us going whilst on lockdown, here at Nicol Estate Agents we wanted to say thank you to all frontline NHS workers, care home workers and key workers. That’s why decided to offer a discount on our standard sales fee of […]read more>>

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The Market Has Returned With a Bang! Posted: 11th July 2020

Here at Nicol Estate Agents we are delighted that the property market has returned with a bang. We were expecting that pent up demand and low mortgage rates would create a spike in the market, but the level of activity we are seeing has exceeded all of our expectations. We have been delighted with the […]read more>>

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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>>