Registers of Scotland: Latest House Price Index Report

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The latest monthly House Price Index Report for Scotland has been published by the Registers of Scotland. This month’s edition gives us the average price of residential property across Scotland for August 2017 and the volume of sales for June 2017 (the latest dates for which these data are available). The Report shows an increase […]

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Mortgage Lending up 12% in May

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The latest release of date from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) shows that lending in May increased 12% when compared to April’s figure. Standing at £20.1 billion,  it is also ahead of the May 2016 figure when it stood at £17.9 billion. However, it’s not all positive growth.  The CML has also revised down its […]

Thinking about selling? Now’s the time

We have seen a very different, vastly improved property market for sellers this year. Many of our clients have been surprised at just how good a result we’ve managed to achieve for them. It is all about supply and demand. The market is underpinned right now by a good demand amongst buyers, this is certainly […]

Helping you get on the property ladder without the Bank of Mum and Dad

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It appears that the “Bank of Mum and Dad” is becoming an increasingly popular avenue among first time buyers for property funding. Research suggests that the Bank of Mum and Dad will lend over £6.5 billion in 2017 to help their children get on the property ladder, a £1.5 billion increase from last year. As […]

Helping your children get on the property ladder

The bank of mum and dad is a cliché that’s well worked in today’s economic times, not least when it comes to helping children to get a leg up onto the property ladder. Rising property prices and lenders restricting the level of borrowing has meant that younger people have found it increasingly difficult to bridge […]

Open house event this weekend

We will be holding an open house weekend for selected properties on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th January. Please see below for details of the properties taking part. Open house viewing allows potential buyers the opportunity to view property without the need to contact the Estate Agent to arrange an appointment.  Home buying can be […]

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A great year for our Estate Agency and the local property market!

While there have been challenges for both buyers and sellers this year, the property market in Renfrewshire has experienced considerable improvements and we are delighted to announce that our Estate Agency has secured over £20 million worth of property sales on behalf of our clients, in 2016. The volume of residential sales in Renfrewshire increased […]

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Understanding Changes To Land and Buildings Transaction Tax

Amongst the many life decisions you will make, buying a house is one of the biggest and therefore one, which requires much time and consideration. With that said, we feel that not only is it important that you have all the information you require but also that, that information is reliable and up-to-date. Changes to […]

Our Easy Guide To Conveyancing

When it comes to buying or selling a house, a key part of the process involves conveyancing. For most people they understand the basics of what is required to buy a house and how to market it, but the conveyancing process still remains somewhat of a mystery, after all, it isn’t a word that comes […]

I want to buy my first property…Where do I start?

Through our lives we experience many significant events and one of the most significant is buying your first property. On most occasions, when a person buys their first property it is the biggest purchase they have ever made. In fact, as you progress through life, buying your next property will usually be the biggest purchase […]