Located in the market town of Melrose, close to the famous Abbey, our Borders office offers unrivalled local knowledge and connections, along with the personal service for which Rettie is famous.

We are perfectly placed to help you if you are interested in buying or selling property anywhere in this beautiful part of the country.

Our customer base reflects the outstanding lifestyle appeal of this relatively undiscovered region, which is popular with buyers from across the whole UK and overseas. The office is led by Hugh Rettie. Hugh and his team are passionate about the area's landscape and heritage as well as the superb value for money offered by the Scottish Borders.

1 Abbey Street, Melrose, TD6 9PX

Meet The Team

  • Hugh Rettie
    Associate Director
  • Nicola Crombie
    Senior Sales Consultant
Rettie Melrose team standing outside the branch office

Our Expertise

Supported by Rettie Research team, our branch based in Melrose, covering the Scottish Borders, has the latest market information at their disposal. Combining this with over 40 years' experience in the property business, their local knowledge and professional service is second to none. The team can offer advice on all aspects of buying and selling a home, including how best to present your property; and using their active buyer database, targeted social media, and the best professional photography, they will ensure your home is seen by all the right people.

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  • Mrs Robson
    Wark, Northumberland
    3 months ago
    Retties sell in record time.

    I engaged Retties because Alice Brown, the Manager of the Melrose Branch just understood our property when she first visited for the valuation appointment. In modern parlance she just 'got it', grasping straightaway its virtues, its selling points, its value. As we had hoped this property was our 'forever home' we never wanted to sell but age and size decreed it. Therefore we wanted as quick a sale as possible to ease the pain of leaving. Alice was on board from day one, quickly photographers (excellent job), and other staff were mobilised with Alice used her expert knowledge of the local market to contact clients who might be a match for our property. The first client she had spoken to, who had been looking for a property for some time loved it on the first viewing and bought it; signing the Missives (exchange of contracts Scotland) within three weeks and setting the date for completion. This meant we had to downsize from a much larger house to a much smaller one in a matter of weeks. Hence this review is later than I would have liked, as by the time we had reduced, given away, thrown away and packed all of our possessions ready for the move, I could barely string a few lucid words together! Now three weeks after our move to England we are settling in and the time has come for me put pen to paper to recognise the brilliant and professional work that the Melrose team in the Scottish Borders did for us. Alice kept us informed every step of the way and her guidance and humour were essential and saw us through the entire process. What a gal, what a leader, what a service! I have already told friends and family what a pleasure it was to deal with Retties and will go on doing so for anyone who may have an interest in buying or selling a property.

  • Ms Monaghan
    3 months ago
    Excellent Service

    Excellent service from start to finish. Big shout out to Alice who went over and above to ensure our property completed before the deadline date. Always contactable, very swift with replies and an overall professional, high end marketing process. Thank you all at Retties.

  • Mr Williamson
    Stow Galashiels
    4 months ago
    Very professional and personal service

    Sold our property quickly was well marketed they were very friendly to deal with and very professional

  • William Chisholm and Carol Chisholm
    4 months ago
    First class service throughout

    Hugh Rettie and Nicola Crombie were extremely helpful with every aspect of the sale of our property. From valuation to viewings they demonstrated their professionalism. We'd recommend Rettie to anyone contemplating a sale.