Cairn Estate & Letting Agency Launches Brand New Website

So far, 2014 has been an exceptionally busy year for Cairn, it’s seen both our team and our client base grow. We have been incredibly busy behind the scenes too with the likes of staff training and development, as well as working hard on bringing you a brand new Cairn website. Launching last week, we now have a website which is modern, pleasing on the eye, and is also functional – working across desktop PCs and all mobile devices. A truly responsive website with additional landlord portal and unique investment property search. It’s now easier for users to find exactly …

Meet The Team – Jennifer McGonigle

I’m Jennifer and I’m an Investment Manager here at Cairn. I’ve been with the company now for two and a half years, and it’s flown in! For those of you unfamiliar with what an Investment Manager does, my job involves HMO investment, portfolio management, and sales project management for investor refurbishments. There are a number of reasons I decided to work in the property industry, one of which is the bubble of the west end student property market. I find really unique and interesting. And the uniqueness of the industry is what keeps me in it. I love going to …

Cairn: Your Investment Specialist

Cairn has made quite a name for itself in the sales and rental market, but did you know it also has a thriving investment service? For those looking to make an investment in the property market Cairn offers a property matching service where we look at properties on and “off” the market to suit your investment requirements. Whether moving into the area, buying an investment to rent out, adding value through refurbishments for resale, or an HMO student property, Cairn’s combined market knowledge and access to stock can be beneficial. We offer buyers a pro-active search and recommendation service at …

World Cup Competition Terms & Conditions

No we’re at the business end of the World Cup, football fever has really taken a hold on us all here at Cairn. And just in case you felt there wasn’t quite enough excitement on the pitches in Brazil we’ve decided to run a competition for the remainder of the tournament. To enter the competition and be in with a chance of winning a three course meal for two, plus a bottle of wine in the west ends Stravaigan it’s really simple. All you have to do is LIKE our Facebook page and leave a comment under the competition status …

The Importance Of Broadband In The Property Market

In years gone by when selling a house there have been various factors that have either been dealmakers or deal breakers; transport links, local schools, local shops, playparks for the kids, that kind of thing. However we’re increasingly seeing a new ‘must have’ on the lists’ of those shopping around for their perfect home. Broadband. But it’s not just any old broadband, it has to be super fast broadband. It’s quite understandable really. More and more of us are using the likes of smartphones and tablets in the home, tweeting or Facebook chatting about the TV show you’re watching at …

New Student Accommodation In The Heart Of Glasgow To Offer Superb Investment Opportunity

We’ve got some exciting news about a great opportunity arising in the heart of Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow. Construction is already underway on this development which will see the old Co-Op building on Bath Street transform into superb student accommodation. Comprising of 80 flats and a host of communal areas, this safe, secure, and stylish development is perfect for investors looking to move in the student market. In addition, the Robert Owen House comes with countless features which you struggle to find in other developments; each kitchen fitted with all appliances, Internet connectivity, fitted furniture including beds, wardrobes, and desks, …

Meet The Team – Susan Collins

I’m Susan, I’m a Sales Negotiator at Cairn, and I’ve been with the company for eight years now. I worked in the letting department for seven years and due to the fact that the portfolios are tenanted I have a good skillset to manage tenanted properties that are up for sale. In addition, my role at Cairn also sees me work with some distressed property portfolios. Believe it or not, working in property wasn’t my first calling. I actually worked in hospitality prior to joining the team at Cairn, but left that to get away from the unsociable hours. When …

2014, Glasgow’s Year To Shine

It turns out that 2014’s a big year for Glasgow. Not only is there the Commonwealth Games being staged across the city, but Scotland’s largest city is also hosting the MTV Europe Music Awards, and the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards ceremony. However, before all of that, this weekend, 60,000 Glaswegians will have the pleasure of attending a FREE three-day music festival, BBC Radio 1’s BIG Weekend. Anyone listening to Radio 1 won’t have been able to escape the hype surrounding the event as things get ramped up with the weekend now upon us. Over the three days …

Are You Partner Material? Talk To Cairn Property Partners

The property industry thrives on “people”, people with business acumen. Putting landlords with great tenants in the right property is the key to successful residential property investment. Cairn Property Partners is an expanding network of property consultants supported by centralised property management services. Customer service and building long-term relationships with clients by helping them achieve their investment goals are our hallmarks. Our website has more details of how Cairn Property Partners work and the specialist training we give. If you have the ability to make connections and the acumen to work in the property field, you could be an ideal …

Advice For Investors And Landlords

Despite both selling and letting properties, investment is very much at the core of Cairn’s business. We’re regularly approached by investors looking for us to help them source and let out a property on their behalf, especially for the HMO market. But we don’t just specialise in just sourcing and renting the properties out. We can develop, and manage them on behalf of our clients too. In fact, as we manage a wide range of properties, we’re always on the lookout for relevant information which may be beneficial for our investors and landlords, allowing us to offer up to date …