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COVID 19 LOAN SCHEME
    A new loan scheme has been made available this week for some landlords whose tenancies have been affected by COVID-19.   Private Rent Sector Landlord COVID-19 Loan Scheme Last month, the Scottish Government announced it would provide an interest-free loan to landlords who have suffered a loss of rental income as a result […]
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INVESTING IN A HMO PROPERTY ?
Average rent prices are still on the rise virtually everywhere in the UK. The figures, from Zoopla, show that its up 2.6% annual increase in rents across the UK is the highest rate seen in three years. With both Glasgow and Edinburgh having a shortage of supply, competition for available accommodation is fierce. In Edinburgh […]
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Celebrating 20 years of Cairn Estate Agency!
This month, Cairn celebrates its 20th Anniversary, and what a quick 20 years it has been! It all started back in 1999 when David Rowand, now Managing Director saw a gap in the market. David started off his career following in his father’s footsteps by dabbling in the farming business, however he quickly realised that […]
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Student HMO Lets
What is an HMO property? Why do students need them? What do I have to do?   These are some of the many questions that are being asked daily so we have created a quick fix to answer all of these questions and help to iron out all of your burning questions.   What is […]
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How to reduce the amount of plastic you are using in your home?
It has been reported that there is between 4.7 and 12.8 million metric tons of plastic floating around in the ocean currently. This is an astonishing amount of waste which is impacting our climate hugely just now.   We have outlined some ways in which you can help to reduce this and improve our planet: […]
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Traditional estate agent Vs Online estate agent
The big debate currently consuming all property experts, home owners and potential buyers- who do I choose to sell my house with? A tried and tested high street estate agent, or take a leap of faith and leave your most prized possession in the hands of an online company?   To avoid being COMPLETELY biased, […]
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Events every student NEEDS to be at this Summer- Glasgow Edition 
It’s a well known fact that Glasgow is one of the best places to be in the Summer, especially for Students- there’s no shortage of events in the Merchant City, West-End, South-Side and even the infamous Finneston Strip!   We have noted the 5 best events that no student can afford to miss this summer, […]
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