As we head into 2024 and reflect on the previous year we have had, there have been numerous highlights that are worth celebrating.
Familiar place names often evoke a slideshow of landmarks in the mind's eye, coupled with sensory memories of living or visiting a place.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, as part of growth strategy plan in Glasgow.
The current financial situation has dominated the headlines this week, with stamp duty cuts at the centre of the discussion.
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.
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.