Cairn Hot Property – Wemyss Court, Inverclyde

At Cairn we pride ourselves on listing some of the best properties on the market, however sometimes we get one that’s so good we have to shout about it. Wemyss Court, a stunning two-bed property in Inverclyde is such a property. First and foremost, this great property offers complete peace of mind with it’s secure entry system, allowing total relaxation at the end of a long day at work. And if you’re looking for maximum comfort and convenience, this’ll be right up your street. The property boasts a contemporary and modern lounge/dining area with both a good sized dining area …

Meet The Team – Chris Tulloch

Hi, I’m Chris and I’m one of the valuers here at Cairn. As a valuer for the company I’m responsible for valuing properties for sale and rental, as well as meeting owners and landlords who wish to use Cairn to market their property for sale or rental. In addition I also Organise schedules by taking photographs, floor plans, room sizes and descriptions, then adding and updating these properties on our website, and others that we use. The wide range of duties I carry out on a daily basis is actually a large part of why I was attracted to working …

Demolishing The Red Road Flats, A Celebration Or An Insult?

At Cairn we like to keep our finger on the pulse of all that’s happening in the property industry, whether it be buying, letting, or investing. However we also keep a close eye on what’s going on close to home, and there’s one story in particular that’s really caught our eye in the last week. For over 50 years the Glasgow skyline has been dominated by what was once the highest living accommodation in Europe, the Red Road Flats. For years the flats in the east end of the city have been lying abandoned, derelict, and occupied by the likes …

Meet The Team – Helen Hogg

I’m Helen and I’m a Property Partner here at Cairn. I spend my time in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, as a contact for our tenants, landlords, as well as adding investors. In addition I’m also responsible for reviewing properties, lease signings, property inspections, and fire training. It’s also part of my job to research the property market in Edinburgh and keep abreast of trends in the city etc. I love what I do. Working in the property industry’s interesting, exciting, and is constantly evolving. It’s due to these factors that I’ve been with Cairn for around nine months and have loved …

Local Agents, A Real Source Of Knowledge

At some point we’ve all tuned into Channel Four and watched Kirstie and Phil help find the dream home for those on the show. They stop at nothing to ensure they source a property that delivers the ‘wow’ factor to their clients. However to find that right home takes a certain amount of input from the client too. There are all sorts of factors that go into the buying decision when it comes to homes. These factors could be anything from budget to location, or the size of the home to the size of the garden. Without knowing information like …

Waiting List for New West End Student Flats Now Open

We’re delighted to inform you that the waiting list for new student accommodation in Glasgow’s west end, Hyndland House, is now open for next term (August 2014). We invite interested parties to contact us either by phone or email to arrange a date and time to view the show flat and ask us any questions they may have. The brand new development, in the heart of Glasgow’s west end, is conveniently located just a short walk from The University of Glasgow, and only two miles from Glasgow’s city centre. However the scheme’s also suitable for students studying at Glasgow Caledonian …

Cairn Recruiting Property Managers For Its Glasgow Office

We’re currently seeking two experienced Property Managers based at our Head Office, Gibson Street, Glasgow. Founded in 1999, Cairn is the vision of MD David Rowand – a company providing more for clients than merely Estate Agency or Property Management. Expert teams deliver a comprehensive property service which meets the investment goals of clients while maintaining respected standards in all properties. The keys to Cairn’s success is its people and its commitment to high quality and personal customer service. Responsive and productive. Cairn always aims to deliver against clients needs Ideal candidates must have minimum two years letting experience, and …

Boom & Bust

Back in 2007 Britain saw the beginning of what turned out to be the deepest recession since World War Two. Although its origins were in the U.S. The UK suffered greatly as a result of it, and at the heart of this recession, the housing market. But what caused the housing market to crash so drastically? A huge factor in the crash was mortgage lenders lending more than what house buyers could afford. Many believe it was part of a greed culture which saw a lot of us buy on finance when in reality we couldn’t afford them. Our eyes …

Meet The Team – Amanda Cairns

I’ve worked at Cairn for just under a year and half and hold the position of Maintenance Assistant. You’re probably sitting reading this wondering what a Maintenance Assistant does. In a nutshell. I spend my days dealing with maintenance issues in the properties that Cairn manages on behalf of landlords and tenants. These maintenance works can either be requested by tenants or ones that have been noted during our inspections. Though we do offer our services to the local community too. So if you’ve any work needing done to your flat, just give me a call! I’m often asked why …

Valentine’s Day Competition Terms & Conditions

To help you and your loved one have a special Valentine’s Day this year, we’re running a competition to win a meal for two plus a bottle of house wine at Glasgow’s Stravaigin restaurant. To be in with a chance to win this fantastic prize, just head to our Facebook page where the competition is running. Once there, like our page and leave a comment telling us what your perfect date would be. Easy. Below, you will find the Terms & Conditions for this very special competition. This competition is open to all residents of the UK and Eire aged …