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Why East Renfrewshire homes are so in demand Posted: 21st September 2023

Why East Renfrewshire homes are so in demand

With desirable locations such as Newton Mearns, Barrhead, Eaglesham and Giffnock, East Renfrewshire is one of the most sought after council areas in wider Glasgow. And this hasn’t gone unnoticed by housing developers, with Avant Homes, Taylor Wimpey and Cala Homes all recently building new properties in the area to meet the high demand.

Which is great news for home owners who are currently looking to sell within East Renfrewshire, as with such popularity comes increased competition in regards to offers and can also result in a much quicker sale.

However this shouldn’t deter buyers as there is so much to gain from moving to this council area, which we can certainly say is worth the additional effort.

Let us explain.


the suburbs of East Renfrewshire made for attractive places to buy properties

Attractive suburban locations make East Renfrewshire property desirable

Firstly, the area and its surrounding are like no other.

Despite neighbouring both Glasgow and Paisley, the district does have a suburban feel – and in some aspects even rural.

It’s attractiveness is its locality to these larger cities and towns, whilst having its own character and quiet charm.

Depending on the distance you are travelling you could be opting for a village feel, whereas closer to Glasgow will have a more built-up feel. Meaning you can tailor your plans to suit your needs.


properties for sale in East Renfrewshire wanted due to demand

East Renfrewshire properties are surrounded by nature walks and green space

And this level of adjustment does not require any settling. With the suburban setting of East Renfrewshire comes the benefit of large green areas and natural scenery almost literally on your doorstep. Whilst the raised landscapes mean that homeowners can enjoy an elevated view of the surrounding hills and beyond.

Newton Mearns for example is home to Rouklen Glen Park, regular hosts to food and drink festivals and also the location of some stunning natural waterfalls – perfect for dog walking or indeed just to get yourself outdoors.

And by getting yourself out in nature you can expect health benefits and a change in lifestyle attitude.


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Houses in East Renfrewshire are in the catchment area for some of Scotland’s best schools

However it’s not just yourself who would benefit from this house move, by purchasing a home in East Renfrewshire you would find yourself in the catchment area for some of Scotland’s best performing schools (depending on the district you have selected).

The district is home to high performing primary and secondary schools, as well as some premium nurseries – including St. Ninian’s High School, Woodfarm High School, Our Lady Of The Missions Primary School and Netherlee Primary School.


a range of prestige homes for sale in East Renfrewshire

The extensive variety of property in East Renfrewshire makes it highly attractive

And finally, yet another reason to make the move to East Renfrewshire is the variety of homes and property types that are on offer. From period and historical properties through to modern new build homes, the area has everything to offer a house hunter.

Whether you’re a first time buyer or a growing family looking for a larger home with private gardens.


new homes listed every day for sale in east Renfrewshire by Nicol estate agents

Interested in finding your new home in East Renfrewshire with Nicol Estate Agents?

Knowledgeable and insightful in regards to the current market, Nicol Estate Agents is one of the best suited independent experts to help in your property search/ putting your home for sale in East Renfrewshire.

With offices in both Newton Mearns and Clarkston, we are on hand six days a week, regularly conducting viewings and appointments in the local area. And it’s this locality which gives us the upper hand in assisting you with either a sale or purchase.

We know typical selling prices and also what home buyers are looking for, as well as having an extensive portfolio of available properties currently for sale in East Renfrewshire. Whether it’s a new housing development, a starter flat or a large four or five bedroom home – we have it covered.

Get in touch today on 0141 616 3960 or e-mail [email protected]

Whatever your reason for moving; whether it's for extra space, to downsize or you may simply have found your dream home, Nicol can help. Our knowledge of the local property market helps us develop a marketing plan that's right for you and your property.
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