Welcome to the Rettie Blog, your go-to destination for all things property-related. Whether you're a seasoned investor, a first-time homebuyer, or simply a property enthusiast, our blog is here to provide you with insightful tips, market trends, and expert advice to help you navigate this exciting world. Join us as we explore the latest property hotspots, share DIY home improvement ideas, and offer valuable insights to make informed decisions in the ever-evolving property market.

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Enhancing Edinburgh's Heritage Through Redevelopment
5 Feb 2024

As we head into 2024 and reflect on the previous year we have had, there have been numerous highlights that are worth celebrating.

Beneath the Surface: Revealing More About EH4
19 Jul 2023

Familiar place names often evoke a slideshow of landmarks in the mind's eye, coupled with sensory memories of living or visiting a place.

Agent's Alcove: Gavin Smith's EH4
19 Jul 2023

I have sold homes in EH4 for over a decade and have always been enamoured of the area's charm and wonderful neighbourhoods with tight-knit communities. It is a diverse postcode that has hustle and bustle around Stockbridge and Dean Village and then fantastic family homes with a wee village feel around Davidson Mains, Blackhall, and Ravelston.

Rob Trotter Joins Rettie Lettings
29 Jun 2023

Rettie has appointed Rob Trotter as Director of New Business for Lettings, joining from DJ Alexander where he spent nearly two decades, most recently as Director of New Business (Scotland), as we look to significantly increase our lettings activity over the next few years. Rettie currently manages over 2,000 rental properties.

Guide To Buying In Scotland
14 Jun 2023

For anyone wishing to buy a residential property in Scotland, we have created a short guide to help you understand the process. Conveyancing solicitors are often involved early in the process which helps to ensure both the buyer and seller are protected during the sale and to ensure both parties receive impartial advice.

The Scottish Housing Market - Q1 2023
9 May 2023

The results are now in from Registers of Scotland on how the Scottish Housing Market has performed in January to March 2023, and give us an initial temperature check on the year. It may not be the most precise or nuanced term but 'not bad' is the way that many in the industry seem to be summarising progress to date.

Success for the Newcastle team in Jesmond!
15 Mar 2023

It's been a successful start to the year so far for the Rettie Newcastle branch! This is following on from a positive 2022, with the team having the privilege of selling some fantastic properties all across the city.

It's happy house hunting in these three Scottish locations!
1 Dec 2022

Three Scottish locations have been voted the happiest places in the UK to live, according to Rightmove's annual Happy at Home index survey.

Jamie Gillespie Joins Rettie As Associate Director In Glasgow West End
11 Oct 2022

Jamie Gillespie joins Rettie as Associate Director, as part of growth strategy plan in Glasgow.

Stamp Duty Land Tax Reduction - Threshold Changes in England
30 Sep 2022

The current financial situation has dominated the headlines this week, with stamp duty cuts at the centre of the discussion.

Meet our Newcastle Team!
30 Sep 2022

With a range of new faces in the team, we felt there was no better time than now to introduce you to the Rettie Newcastle LLP team! Located in vibrant Jesmond, our Newcastle team have a vast range of experience in the property sector, and with over 62 years’ experience combined, they’re the right team to help you buy or sell in the North East of England.

Private Sale? Just give us a nod!
29 Sep 2022

The Rettie name stands for excellence in private sales. Private sales are a great option for numerous buyers and sellers, providing flexibility and directness that can accommodate a wide range of circumstances.