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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 as a Glasgow based estate agency. From 2016 till now…

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 the West End of Glasgow, Barry Walker, co-founder of Walker Wylie Estate Agents, shares his top tips to ensure your home buying journey runs smoothly,…

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 the booming property market in Glasgow, a new study reveals that one of its prime drivers is older homeowners. Over 55s saw for a 46% rise in house exchanges in the first quarter of…

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 in Glasgow 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…

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…

The cost of moving

Posted on 11th January 2018 in News

Hybrid estate agencies can slash the cost of selling your home There’s good news and bad news at the start of this year. The bad news is that it now costs close to £10,000 to move house. The good news is that you can do it for a lot cheaper.…