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September Property of the Month

Posted on 18th September 2018 in Property of the Month

Our September property of the month sits in the heart of one of the hottest property areas in the city just now; Finnieston.  Selling at closing date in excess of £20,000 over the home report value, we take a look at the detail of what made it such a success.…

July Property of the Month

Posted on 29th August 2018 in Property of the Month

July’s stand out property was this Cathcart 3 bedroom semi-detached home on Lochinver Drive.  It was all about the stunning refurbished internals, outstanding kitchen, and brilliant location in this highly popular Glasgow Southside area.  Find out how we generated a final offer of over £20,000 above the Home Report value.…

Glasgow Property Update – July 2018

Posted on 30th July 2018 in News

Scotland’s house prices continue to rise as the latest Government house price statistics show. Read on for our digest of the latest statistics, released in July 2018. Property prices continue to rise in Scotland The average price of a property in Scotland was £149,004, a growth of 4.9% compared the same…

How does Scotland measure up in the international property league?

Posted on 13th July 2018 in House Prices

With world cup fever nearly coming to an end, we’ve taken a look at how the final four countries fair in the world cup of property. Based on statistics from 2017, the top four countries average house sales prices work out as follows: 1. England £216,227 2. Belgium £198,616 3.…

June 2018 Property of the Month

Posted on 1st July 2018 in Property of the Month

June saw a cluster of beautiful properties come under our instruction, including 2 Kilmailing Road; a superb two bedroom flat in Cathcart. First impressions At the point of valuation, we evaluate the property and note its key highlights as well as advise the owners as to any small changes they…

Two years on – what we’ve learned in two years as an independent estate agency in Glasgow

Posted on 14th June 2018 in House Prices

It’s often said that 30% of new businesses fail in their first two years of operating. We’re very grateful to say that this wasn’t our story, in fact, two years on Walker Wylie continues to flourish and grow every month. From 2016 till now Having both worked in the Glasgow…

5 things you need to know for a successful property search

Posted on 10th May 2018 in Property sales

House-hunting can be a daunting experience, when emotions run high and big decisions are at stake. With over 10 years experience managing property sales in Glasgow’s West End, Barry Walker, co-founder of Walker Wylie Estate Agents, shares his top tips to ensure your home buying journey runs smoothly, and ends…

Grey day for Glasgow property market

Posted on 16th April 2018 in House Prices

Over 55s fuel boom in home sales As if to illustrate our previous blog comment about Glasgow’s booming property market, a new study reveals that one of its prime drivers is older home owners. Over 55s saw for a 46% rise in house exchanges in the first quarter of this…

What is the value of a professional valuation?

Posted on 14th February 2018 in House Prices

Property sales records don’t always give the full picture What is the continued value of an experienced estate agent with a good knowledge of the local market? It’s a question we’re asked, time and again, following the emergence in recent years of property super-portals and no-frills, online estate agencies that…

Glasgow is UK property boomtown

Posted on 19th January 2018 in News

Is it too early to say ‘we told you so’? It may be too early in the year to say ‘we told you so’ but our predictions for property sales in 2018 already seem to be playing out with Glasgow recording the highest price growth in the UK. It seems…