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Coronavirus FAQ

Posted on 8th January 2021 in News

Moving house can be one of the most stressful experiences of a person’s life, and it’s only gotten more challenging since the outbreak of Coronavirus in Scotland. We’ve put together some of the most frequently asked questions that we get as a Glasgow Estate Agent surrounding moving home with the…

December Property of the Month

Posted on 4th January 2021 in News

Our December Property of the Month was as big a hit with the public as it was with everyone in the office. A truly outstanding detached bungalow set within one of the most sought-after neighbourhoods in Glasgow South, our property of the month is Ayr Road.   From the point…

Walker Wylie’s Top 10

Posted on 24th December 2020 in News

Here at Walker Wylie, we’re incredibly fortunate to say that despite the obstacles thrown at us this year, we’ve had our best year on record. We’ve sold some amazing properties and achieved our clients even more amazing prices. We’re incredibly grateful to everyone who has put their faith in us…

The Comeback of 90% Mortgages

Posted on 18th December 2020 in News

The housing market in 2020 has been a rollercoaster thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic and getting mortgages has never been tougher. As mentioned in our previous blog post, as 2020 went on we saw interest rates climb, deposit levels increase and Loan to Value mortgage rates decrease dramatically. It put…

A Very Walker Wylie Christmas

Posted on 16th December 2020 in News

It might almost be Christmas, but we’re sure it doesn’t feel like it to most! Usually, we’d be winding down over the month of December as people rush to get their Christmas plans in order, but this year – perhaps due to the thwarting of our regular plans, or people…

5 Steps to Being Ready for a Move

Posted on 11th December 2020 in News

As we get ready for what looks like being a busy start to 2021, we know many people aren’t sure where to start with the purchase of their first property or with their first time buying and selling – so where should you begin?   Think about what you want…

The Boxing Day Rush

Posted on 4th December 2020 in News

As Christmas approaches, traditionally the housing market begins to quieten down until the New Year. This is understandable, everyone usually finds their wallets a bit lighter in December! Not only that, but December is a busy month for everyone – last minute Christmas shopping, putting your decorations up, wrapping presents…

November Property of the Month

Posted on 27th November 2020 in News

Our November Property of the Month offers a bit of everything. The peace and tranquility of a riverside location, while being located only a few minutes from the beating heart of Glasgow’s West End. Our property of the month is this stunning flat in the Glasgow Harbour Development.   Glasgow…

Downsizing – when is it time?

Posted on 20th November 2020 in News

Downsizing is one of the most difficult moves that anyone in life can make. It’s often a very emotional time for homeowners, with some having spent decades in their homes. This can make it difficult to know when the right time is to downsize, so here are 5 signs that…

First Home and Finding a Mortgage

Posted on 13th November 2020 in News

First time buyers are a vital part of the housing market in Scotland. While the process of buying is usually somewhat simpler for first time buyers, 2020 has brought its fair share of challenges. So how exactly has the pandemic affected people’s ability to buy their first home, and what…