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Interior Design Trends to Boost Your Mood Posted: 31st March 2021

Never has it been more important to create a living space that is calm, happy and practical. With cheery colours and sumptuous fabrics, it’s easier than you think to create an indoor sanctuary that will see you through another challenging year. Colour Certain colours can instantly lift your mood – sunshine yellow, bright reds and […]read more>>

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Strongest Spring Property Market in 10 Years Posted: 16th March 2021

Rightmove released its latest House Price Index this week showing that a record number of potential buyers are enquiring about each available property. Demand is currently 34% higher than the same period last year and Rightmove recorded seven million daily portal visits each day in February – 40% higher than the same month last year. […]read more>>

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Marketing is Key to Selling Your Property Posted: 10th March 2021

Over the last few years, the way that estate agents market their homes has changed – and these changes have accelerated over the last 12 months since the pandemic hit. From March to July the property market was effectively closed, with only ongoing transactions forging ahead. Prospective buyers were unable to visit estate agent offices […]read more>>

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The Spring Budget Posted: 4th March 2021

Yesterday the Chancellor announced his highly anticipated Spring Budget following what has been one of the most difficult economic periods since wartime. He announced a range of changes that will affect the property market across the UK and in Scotland including a new government-backed mortgage guarantee scheme and an extension of the stamp duty holiday. […]read more>>

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House Prices Reach a 4-Year High Posted: 27th January 2021

Despite the current national lockdown, the momentum that built up in the housing market in the second half of 2020 has rolled into the first weeks of this year. According to the latest House Price Index from Zoopla, house prices have reached an almost four-year high. As we near the end of January, buyer appetite […]read more>>

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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>>